The dean of the physical sciences shares a future vision anchored in the divisionʼs illustrious history.
New fossil analyses upend the old story about sloth evolution.
An excerpt from We Made Uranium! And Other True Stories from the University of Chicago’s Extraordinary Scavenger Hunt
Sciencepalooza brings science and engineering to the quads.
Fred Niell, AB’99, helped build a nuclear reactor in a dorm room. Did he ever make anything else?
Maureen Coleman’s lab samples the teeming microbiome of the Great Lakes.
How Margaret Gardel accidentally became a biophysicist.
A physician-economist tests the health and cost benefits of a closer doctor-patient relationship.
Cardiac surgeon Valluvan Jeevanandam was part of a team that made medical history.
Physicist David McCowan, SM’08, PhD’14, explains food science to lay readers in the Takeout.
Neurobiologists approach a better grasp of a mother octopus’s grim final days.
Rumor has it that artificial intelligence image recognition sees giraffes everywhere—but that might be a stretch.