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National Survey Examines Perceptions of Health Care Provider Quality

The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research has released the results of a major survey examining the public’s opinions about what it means to be a quality health care provider in the United States. The survey, funded by the Robert...
22-Jul-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Eye Movements Reveal Difference Between Love and Lust


A new study by University of Chicago researchers suggests the difference between love and lust might be in the eyes. Specifically, where your date looks at you could indicate whether love or lust is in the cards. The new study found that eye...
17-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Q&A on Child Immigration Crisis with University of Chicago Law School's Maria Woltjen

A Q and A with a University of Chicago Law School expert on the current child immigration crisis along the US-Mexico border
15-Jul-2014 1:00 PM EDT

New Professorship in Tissue Engineering Links Institute for Molecular Engineering, Marine Biological Laboratory


The University of Chicago is creating a new professorship in tissue engineering to promote innovative work at the University’s Institute for Molecular Engineering and the Marine Biological Laboratory, supported by a $3.5 million donation from the...
11-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Shark Teeth Analysis Provides Detailed New Look at Arctic Climate Change


A new study shows that some shark species may be able to cope with the rising salinity of Arctic waters that may come with rising temperatures.
9-Jul-2014 10:45 AM EDT

Study: To Address Climate Change, Nothing Substitutes for Reducing CO2 Emissions


The politically expedient way to mitigate climate change is essentially no way at all, according to a comprehensive new study by University of Chicago climatologist Raymond Pierrehumbert.
27-Jun-2014 12:00 PM EDT

UChicago Awards First PhD in Molecular Engineering to Paulina Rincon-Delgadillo


Paulina Rincon-Delgadillo graduated June 14 with the first doctoral degree in molecular engineering from the University of Chicago. A dual-degree student, Rincon-Delgadillo is receiving a second doctorate, in electrical engineering, from Belgium’s...
17-Jun-2014 11:45 AM EDT

Long-Term Study Suggests Ways to Help Children Learn Language and Develop Cognitive Skills

Examining factors such as how much children gesture at an early age may make it possible to identify and intervene with very young children at risk for delays in speech and cognitive development, according to a new study by researchers at the...
16-Jun-2014 5:00 PM EDT

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Book Explores Presidential Preoccupation with Power


Prof. William G. Howell hopes to focus the national conversation about the American presidency in his new book, Thinking about the Presidency: The Primacy of Power.
31-Jul-2013 5:35 PM EDT

Despite Growing Support for Gay Marriage, Americans Divided on Attitudes Towards Homosexuality

26-Jun-2013 10:30 AM EDT

University of Chicago Particle Physicists Available to Comment on Search for Higgs Boson


3-Jul-2012 8:00 AM EDT

Japan Crisis Experts from the University of Chicago

The University of Chicago has numerous experts who can comment on the scientific, social, political and cultural dimensions of the ongoing crisis in Japan. Our news officers can assist reporters looking for help with stories on nuclear science,...
18-Mar-2011 5:00 PM EDT

Experts Available to Comment on Mono Lake Microbe

Media Contacts: Steve Koppes 773-702-8366 Stephen McGregor 630-252-5580
3-Dec-2010 9:00 AM EST

Even If They Are Not Home, Men Can Learn to be Good Fathers

Fathers’ Day is something of an empty holiday in many urban communities where men are often disconnected from family life, but social workers can make a difference against those odds. African-American fathers in particular could benefit from the...
15-Jun-2010 8:00 AM EDT

Health Care Tip Sheet

Experts from the University of Chicago address the following: 1) How do Americans feel about government spending on health? 2) Why is health care spending going up? 3) Looking at Medicare, what have been some of the problems? 4) What about the...
10-Jul-2009 1:00 PM EDT

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