Science & Medicine

Summer/19

An excerpt from We Made Uranium! And Other True Stories from the University of Chicago’s Extraordinary Scavenger Hunt

Summer/19

Sciencepalooza brings science and engineering to the quads. 

08.09.2019

Fred Niell, AB’99, helped build a nuclear reactor in a dorm room. Did he ever make anything else?

07.22.2019

Maureen Coleman’s lab samples the teeming microbiome of the Great Lakes.

07.22.2019

How Margaret Gardel accidentally became a biophysicist.

Spring/19

A physician-economist tests the health and cost benefits of a closer doctor-patient relationship.

Spring/19

Cardiac surgeon Valluvan Jeevanandam was part of a team that made medical history.

04.09.2019

Physicist David McCowan, SM’08, PhD’14, explains food science to lay readers in the Takeout.

Winter/19

Neurobiologists approach a better grasp of a mother octopus’s grim final days.

11.26.18

Rumor has it that artificial intelligence image recognition sees giraffes everywhere—but that might be a stretch.

Fall/18

Justin Kasper, AB’99, once built a working nuclear reactor for Scav. Now he’s built an equally impossible instrument for NASA’s Parker Solar Probe.

Fall/18

By treating violence as a public health issue, UChicago Medicine trauma experts seek to transform care on Chicago’s South Side.