Science & Medicine

July–Aug/12

Diane Brentari, PhD’90, studies sign language for insights into all language.

July–Aug/12

A Japanese cancer-genomics pioneer targets new therapies.

July–Aug/12

Muriel D. Lezak, PhB’47, AM’49, has spent her career trying to help humanize the young field of neuropsychology.

05.09.2012

At the Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago’s David Gozal talks about sleep patterns from worms to humans

May–June/12

Doctors at the University’s Celiac Disease Center raise awareness about a little-known condition.

May–June/12

As the Pritzker School of Medicine moves into the US News top ten, Dean for Medical Education Holly Humphrey, MD’83, discusses the school’s priorities.

May–June/12

With the new Institute for Molecular Engineering, the University fills a historical void and hopes to shape the scientific future.

03.28.2012

A social-sciences master’s student faces her fears, but a lecture on the history of environmental science shows a different reason to be afraid.

Mar–Apr/12

A Chicago astrophysicist calculates the fastest way to get airplane passengers into their seats.

Mar–Apr/12

Small modular nuclear reactors could have economic and safety benefits, a Chicago study reports.

Mar–Apr/12

Nancy Segal’s experience as a twin inspired her to ask, what makes them alike?

Mar–Apr/12

For nearly a century, UChicago scientists have explored the deep universe of sleep.