All science technology

The eEFSec elongation factor

October 6, 2016

Researchers discover how selenium is incorporated into proteins

Different cellular tools used to make selenoproteins

Cell phone; texting

October 5, 2016

Can cellphone use predict manic episodes in bipolar disorder?

Typing speed, frequency of social media posts may predict manic episodes

Solar cell converts atmospheric CO2 directly into syngas.

July 28, 2016

Breakthrough solar cell captures CO2 and sunlight, produces burnable fuel

1,000-fold improved chemistry leads to ‘artificial leaf’ that makes syngas

graphene ripples

July 11, 2016

Germs add ripples to make ‘groovy’ graphene

New nanomaterial conducts differently at right angles

Transparent, highly conductive ultrathin film

June 13, 2016

New nanomaterial offers promise in bendable, wearable electronic devices

Electroplated polymer makes transparent, highly conductive film


May 4, 2016

Study finds ice isn’t being lost from Greenland’s interior

Unusual process recycles water at the ice-air boundary

zinc oxide nanoparticles

April 27, 2016

Nanoparticles hold promise as double-edged sword against genital herpes

Particles may also prevent the spread of HIV

Zoie Sheets

April 26, 2016

UIC junior named Truman Scholar

Fourth UIC student to earn the prestigious scholarship since 1993

roy plotnick

March 21, 2016

Many species now going extinct may vanish without a fossil trace

Human-made ‘sixth extinction’ may seem small compared to five prehistoric die-offs

Sybil Terrible and Didem Ozevin

February 19, 2016

Two UIC engineering faculty receive NSF CAREER Awards

Highest National Science Foundation honor to two in civil and materials engineering