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Two men in lab coats crouch to examine tubing in a laboratory.

May 30, 2024

New method makes hydrogen from solar power and agricultural waste 

Biochar-assisted electrolysis from UIC reduces energy use sixfold

A man in a sweatshirt with glasses on his foreheads talks with a woman in a gray suit in a medical clinic examination room.

May 20, 2024

Clinical trial testing licorice root for prostate cancer begins this spring 

From lab to clinic to community, trial highlights pathway of UIC research

A woman in a graduation gown and cap speaks at a podium with a red circle and the letters UIC.

May 3, 2024

Historian Barbara Ransby elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences 

Ransby is the sixth UIC faculty member to be elected to the prestigious academy

Oliver Keyhani_Deepak Shukla_Mankin Alexander headshots

April 18, 2024

Three scientists named fellows of American Association for the Advancement of Science 

Nemat Oliver Keyhani, Alexander Mankin and Deepak Shukla recognized by peers for their biology research

Liz Marai, associate professor of computer science at the UIC College of Engineering

April 12, 2024

Pilot research institutes kindle interdisciplinary activity across UIC

New pilot institute will tackle AI bias in health care, joining three ongoing research efforts

A woman practices CPR on a dummy as others look on and offer guidance.

March 7, 2024

Chicagoans are dying from cardiac arrest outside the hospital at increasingly younger ages 

The biggest decrease in age happened among Black men

March 5, 2024

UIC theatre students learn how to tell stories through accents

The chance of landing a role “triples and quadruples” if actors can speak with an authentic accent, says faculty member Tanera Marshall

One woman and two men pose in a laboratory.

February 15, 2024

UIC research helps create new antibiotic that evades bacterial resistance 

New drug inspired by images that captured how bacteria block antibiotic activity

Two women stand in front of a bookcase containing medical texts.

February 5, 2024

Making the invisible visible: New center explores equity in dementia care and caregiving 

The Center for Health Equity in Cognitive Aging will fund research, mentor faculty and connect with a national network

Jordi Cabana-Jimenez Next Gen Electrochemistry Workshop

January 12, 2024

Department of Energy ‘Earthshot’ grants fund UIC research on green tech advances 

Researchers work toward carbon capture, hydrogen fuel and cleaner steelmaking

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