A selection of recent faculty research news.
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.
For a College student in her final undergraduate year, elective courses offer surprising risks—and rewards.
“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.
Scientists have been at sea about how to extract uranium from the oceans, but a PhD student’s method shows promise.
Disrupting cancer-cell division, buzz as an economic commodity, surgery that relieves apnea and asthma, and a STING operation to fight disease.
Finally, a dinosaur that swam.