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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

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