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Diagram showing cholesterol’s (red) predominance in the outer layer of the cell membrane.

January 17, 2017

Researchers zero-in on cholesterol’s role in cells

Too ubiquitous to be a signal, it turns out to be – a signal

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

January 5, 2017

UIC chemistry, learning sciences scholar named Humboldt fellow

Will seek to improve science education through spatial thinking, digital media

Great Lakes sediment research

December 20, 2016

Chemicals of ’emerging concern’ mapped in 3 Great Lakes

Origin mostly natural, but some are pollutants

Normal and cancerous brain cells interfaced with graphene

December 19, 2016

First use of graphene to detect cancer cells

System able to detect activity level of single interfaced cell

UIC Logo

December 13, 2016

Commerce Department partners with UIC to promote green economic development

UIC’s Voorhees Center among winners in 2016 University Center competition

electrolyte figure (F)

December 8, 2016

Researchers peer into atom-sized tunnels in hunt for better battery

May improve lithium ion for larger devices, like cars

view of hands among chemistry glassware

November 28, 2016

Anti-inflammatory molecule holds promise for acute lung injury

Mouse study shows how protein molecule works to reduce inflammation

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November 22, 2016

Supersonic spray yields new nanomaterial for bendable, wearable electronics

Film of self-fused nanowires clear as glass, conducts like metal

SSV Oliver Hazard Perry

October 27, 2016

$3M NSF grant to send UIC students on historic arctic expedition

Northwest Passage Project aimed at engaging diverse student participants and audiences

gut microbiome

October 26, 2016

How does the gut microbiome influence breast cancer?

Bacterial byproduct may hold clues