Science & Medicine
From our print archive: In spite of the hours clocked at super-spyglasses, astronomers have yet to spot any little green men on Mars or any other planet. But they have made some pretty convincing observations that life does exist on other planets.
Although Leonardo da Vinci famously made realistic sketches of the moon’s surface spots in the early 16th century, the first published images of the moon as seen through a telescope were Galileo Galilei’s.
As a researcher, Caroline Albertin, SM’12, a PhD student in organismal biology and anatomy, has always been partial to weird animals: mussels, centipedes, cave fish—and cephalopods.
UChicago scientists find protein aggregation after heat shock is an organized, reversible cellular response.
UChicago neuroscientists are working on technology to help paraplegics move robotic arms using their minds.
DNA is the blueprint of life—an maybe also its troubleshooting manual.