Science & Medicine

Jan–Feb/15

Underappreciated—but, it turns out, important—the olfactory system issues an SOS.

Jan–Feb/15

UChicago astrophysicist Craig Hogan tests the digital nature of space.

Jan–Feb/15

Scientists have been at sea about how to extract uranium from the oceans, but a PhD student’s method shows promise.

Jan–Feb/15

Two decades of planning by the Fermi Institute’s Tom Economou culminate in a comet landing.

Fall/14

Art and science join forces to imagine the unknown.

Fall/14

A precursor to the liquid argon time projection chamber shows particles in motion.

Fall/14

Scientists turned to nature to solve a high-tech problem.

Fall/14

Yamuna Krishnan builds chemical tools with nucleic acids.
Fall/14

The Physical Sciences Division looks to the future.

Fall/14

Benson Farb imagines mathematics transformation through collaboration.

Fall 2014/Winter 2015

The lowly rat got a much-needed reputation boost when a team of UChicago researchers discovered the rodents demonstrate empathy and helping behavior.

Nov–Dec/14

Chemists find a key to improving solar cell efficiency.