Science & Medicine

May–June/15

The impact of geochemist Clair C. Patterson, PhD’51, who determined the age of the earth and fought lead pollution.

May–June/15

Water is life, but ever scarcer. The most promising approaches to a mounting global problem may be molecular.

May–June/15

Comer Children’s Hospital, by the numbers.

May–June/15

The discovery of two species suggests greater variety of the earliest mammaliaforms.

May–June/15

UChicago anesthesiologist Shakeela Hassan advocates for the healing force of interfaith music and human sound.

Mar–Apr/15

The importance of measles immunization, by the numbers.

Mar–Apr/15

A UChicago Medicine program shares specialized knowledge to improve health care in the city.

Mar–Apr/15

Leading cosmologist Wendy Freedman trains a telescopic lens on the biggest questions in the universe.

Mar–Apr/15

Zachary Cannon, AM’99, became attuned to the natural world all around him in Chicago’s urban landscape.

June/03

From our print archive: Although the eye is vision’s front door, the brain creates perception. Researchers want to reveal how the mind translates light into visual experience.

12.30.2014

Retiring professor Michael LaBarbera’s Invertebrate Biology class concludes with a view of an “alien landscape.”

Jan–Feb/15

The president of the American College of Cardiology advocates a plant-based diet as part of shifting heart disease treatment from “event” to “prevent” focused.