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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

New Method May Allow Breast Cancer Drug to Be Given Through Skin


Endoxifen, a drug that has proven effective in the prevention and treatment of breast cancer, but with serious side-effects, may be delivered effectively through the skin using a new topical drug-delivery system.
10-Jul-2014 4:35 PM EDT

UIC Selected to Help Transform Public Higher Education

The University of Illinois at Chicago is one of seven public, urban, research universities selected to participate in an innovative one-year project with a goal to transform higher education.
9-Jul-2014 8:00 PM EDT

Urban Planning Scholar Named 'Highly Cited Researcher'

Nik Theodore, professor of urban planning and policy at the University of Illinois at Chicago, was named one of the world's most "highly cited researchers" by Thomson Reuters, the multinational media and information firm. He is one of only 177...
3-Jul-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Want to Know About Vaping? Turn on the TV or Go Online

UIC study finds social networking is a critical component of e-cig marketing.
17-Jun-2014 6:00 PM EDT

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