Science & Medicine

Change of state

Comments

Former Argonne director; UChicago VP of research, trustee, and now representative on the Giant Magellan Telescope board; physicist; and retiring art school president Walter E. Massey enters a new phase.

A pattern of progress

Comments

How an automated loom inspired the earliest computer inventors.

Mirror image

Comments

Jonathan Simon blurs the line between matter and light.

Big thinker

Comments

Nobelist James Cronin twice expanded our sense of the possible, first in particle physics and then in astronomical observation.

Beyond borders

Comments

Olufunmilayo Olopade is attacking cancer from all sides.

Deep ties

Comments

The connections between UChicago and the Marine Biological Laboratory go back more than a century.

Current research

Comments

John Goodenough’s quest for a better battery.

In your dreams

Comments

Kelly Bulkeley, PhD’92, examines what our dreams reveal about our religion, our culture, and our politics.

After the attacks

Comments

Many 9/11 first responders still face serious health problems. Jacqueline Moline, AB’84, MD’88, has been helping them since 2001.

Map of life

Comments

Computational biologist John Novembre uses statistics to understand human genetic history.

Subscribe to Science & Medicine