Science & Medicine

Early exposure

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A precursor to the liquid argon time projection chamber shows particles in motion.

A fuzzy concept

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Scientists turned to nature to solve a high-tech problem.

Chemistry switches

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Yamuna Krishnan builds chemical tools with nucleic acids.

Envision: The future of PSD

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The Physical Sciences Division looks to the future.

Testing ground

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Benson Farb imagines mathematics transformation through collaboration.

Spotlight

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The lowly rat got a much-needed reputation boost when a team of UChicago researchers discovered the rodents demonstrate empathy and helping behavior.

Polymers enlightened

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Chemists find a key to improving solar cell efficiency.

Fevered research

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Theories and particles collide in a documentary that captures the tension and intensity of discovery.

Permutate

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Charis Eng, AB’82, PhD’86, MD’88, discovers key genetic markers linking cancer and autism.

Following the stars

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For Jesuit priest Paul Mueller, SM’96, PhD’06, the same source reveals scripture and nature.

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