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