Science & Medicine

12.22.2011

Astronomy and Astrophysics finds a home in a trailer park.

Inquiry, Fall–Winter/11

The life’s work of chemistry and astronomy and astrophysics professor emeritus Takeshi Oka.

University of Chicago News Office, 11.03.2011

A pad of fat cells over the abdomen provides nutrients that promote the spread and growth of ovarian cancer, reports a University of Chicagobased research team.

Nov–Dec/11

High-energy physics experiments at Fermilab’s groundbreaking Tevatron have run their course.

Nov–Dec/11

Psychologist Sian Beilock studies what makes people choke under pressure and offers techniques to prevent those mental meltdowns.

Nov–Dec/11

For five decades, Stuart Rice and his doctoral students have had great chemistry.

July–Aug/11

Geophysicist Raymond Pierrehumbert studies global warming on Earth and the climate physics of distant planets.

July–Aug/11

A Pritzker School of Medicine course teaches observation skills through the study of art.

July–Aug/11

At a time when science was a man’s field, physicist and chemist Conwell conducted research that won her a 2010 National Medal of Science.

Sept–Oct/11

In a rare procedure, UChicago doctors give a patient a new heart, liver, and kidney.

Sept–Oct/11

Archaeologist Hannah Chazin searches for late Bronze Age artifacts in Armenia.

Sept–Oct/11

Amy Lehman envisions treating patients from isolated African villages aboard a hospital boat.