July–Aug/15

A selection of recent faculty research news.

06.25.2015

A graduating fourth-year reflects on her final performance in the annual South Asian Students Association cultural show.

May–June/15

Grapevines’ “microbial signature” may influence a wine’s taste and more, a blood pressure drug may help with multiple sclerosis, a UChicago bioethicist calls for more research into Muslims’ health behaviors, and a compound found in magnolia tree bark may prevent heart disease.

03.09.2015

For a College student in her final undergraduate year, elective courses offer surprising risks—and rewards.

Mar–Apr/15

“Genomic parasites” jumpstart the evolution of pregnancy, a UChicago economist recommends paying NCAA college athletes, some regulations make power plants less efficient, and neural responses predict generosity in three- to five-year-olds.

01.29.2015

The University’s annual day of service roused 350 students.

Jan–Feb/15

Scientists have been at sea about how to extract uranium from the oceans, but a PhD student’s method shows promise.

Jan–Feb/15

Disrupting cancer-cell division, buzz as an economic commodity, surgery that relieves apnea and asthma, and a STING operation to fight disease.

12.15.2014

Professor David Schloen discusses a dig in southeastern Turkey with unexpected and exciting results.

11.20.2014

Ed Martin, one of the moderators of the Pub’s trivia night, sits down and talks about his experiences.

Nov–Dec/14

Finally, a dinosaur that swam.

10.16.2014

A fourth-year reflects on the bustle and bewilderment—and wide possibilities—of the annual sign-up event for student organizations.