Science & Medicine

Statistically speaking

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Professor Matthew Stephens discusses statistical variation and repetition.

Note from the dean

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Building preeminence.

Hi, neighbors!

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Our corner of the universe is more crowded than we thought.

Cutting through a cell division mystery

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Few processes are as fundamental to life as that of one cell dividing into two.

Research can be cool

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Teens in a UChicago Medicine program used Jimmy Kimmel-style interviews and social media to persuade their peers that research is more than lab rats and paperwork.

Immeasurable

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The impact of geochemist Clair C. Patterson, PhD’51, who determined the age of the earth and fought lead pollution.

Thirsty planet

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Water is life, but ever scarcer. The most promising approaches to a mounting global problem may be molecular.

Child care

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Comer Children’s Hospital, by the numbers.

Mammal diversity

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The discovery of two species suggests greater variety of the earliest mammaliaforms.

Harmony and peace

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UChicago anesthesiologist Shakeela Hassan advocates for the healing force of interfaith music and human sound.

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