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Brain Networks ‘Hyper-Connected’ in Young Adults Who Had Depression


Functional magnetic resonance imaging may help to better predict and understand depression in young adults.
26-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Cities, Suburbs Trade and Blend Design Features


Major cities and their suburbs are becoming increasingly alike, but with little acknowledgement or understanding by architects and urban design professionals, says an architecture scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago in her new book,...
12-Aug-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Removing Vending Machines From Schools Is Not Enough to Reduce Soda Consumption

Banning vending machines from schools can actually increase soda and fast food consumption among students if it’s the only school food policy change implemented, according to research conducted at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
1-Aug-2014 3:00 PM EDT

New Catalyst Converts Carbon Dioxide to Fuel

Scientists from the University of Illinois at Chicago have synthesized a catalyst that improves their system for converting waste carbon dioxide into syngas, a precursor of gasoline and other energy-rich products, bringing the process closer to...
30-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Physicists Unlock Nature of High-Temperature Superconductivity


Physicists have identified the "quantum glue" that underlies a promising type of superconductivity -- a crucial step towards the creation of energy superhighways that conduct electricity without current loss.
28-Jul-2014 3:00 PM EDT

UIC Library Opens Archives of Chicago's Historic Commodity Exchanges


The records of the Chicago Board of Trade and the MidAmerica Commodity Exchange are available for research at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
24-Jul-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Circumcision Does Not Promote Risky Behavior by African Men

Men do not engage in riskier behaviors after they are circumcised, according to a study in Kenya by University of Illinois at Chicago researchers.
17-Jul-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Parents Dissatisfied a Year After Chicago School Closings

One year after Chicago Public Schools closed 50 schools, parents still prefer their children’s old schools, which the city treated as “portfolio liabilities” rather than as stabilizing institutions, according to a new report by an educational...
18-Jul-2014 12:00 PM EDT

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