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Uncovering the benefits of herbal medicine
by Kate Dohner One in three Americans uses herbal therapies. Yet less than one in 3,000 scientific studies focus on this increasingly popular therapy. Researchers at the (More)
Going with the flow
 by Elise Wachspress If you think the invention of the microscope was a pivotal moment in the development of biological knowledge, you might be pretty impressed with the More)
When 'as easy as breathing' isn’t
by Elise Wachspress Stop for a minute and breathe, just breathe. Now envision what your lungs are doing. In your mind’s eye, do you see big pink balloons filling and deflating? Close. What’s really going on is hundreds of millions of tiny li (More)
New UChicago startups aim to fight infections and food waste
by Matthew Eckwahl, PhD Postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Claire Stevenson Stedden Graduate student in the Committee on Development, Regeneration and Stem Cell Biology While Silicon Valley may be t (More)
News roundup: September 2018
A selection of health news from the University of Chicago and around the globe curated just for you. The end of an epidemic The (More)
How viruses (dengue, Zika, West Nile, oh my!) combat our immune defense system
by Matthew Eckwahl, PhD Postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology In Lewis Carroll’s Through the Looking-Glass, Alic (More)
High-impact entrepreneurs from UChicago compete in MassChallenge Boston
by Claire Stevenson Graduate student in the Committee on Development, Regeneration and Stem Cell Biology Two University of Chicago-based startups, Oxalo Therapeutics (More)
Evolution of the human immune response: Why infectious diseases affect us differently
by Matthew Eckwahl, PhD Postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Take a look at the people around you: besides identical twins, you’ll likely see an array of differences, from height to hair color. Humans vary (More)
News roundup: August 2018
A selection of health news from the University of Chicago and around the globe curated just for you. U (More)
Tinkering with the strands of life
by Matthew Eckwahl, PhD Postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Over a decade ago, artist-scientists first used “DNA origami” to create minuscule More)
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