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In step toward autonomous materials, researchers design patterns in self-propelling liquid crystals

Materials capable of performing complex functions in response to changes in the environment could form the basis for exciting new technologies. Think...

Vulnerable groups often overlooked in clinical trials of new treatments for COVID-19

Studies examining the effectiveness of treatments for COVID-19 often do not include the very populations hardest hit by the disease, according to...

$25 million gift to UChicago will support work on global health and social development

A $25 million commitment to the University of Chicago from the Kiphart Family Foundation will expand global health and social development research...

Math Institute workshop to focus on how math and statistics can address climate change

The accelerating effects of global climate change—including destructive wildfires, intensifying tropical storms, severe drought and coastal flooding—pose major risks to civic infrastructure, the...

Capitol unrest linked with Trump-voting ‘islands,’ proximity to Proud Boys chapters

Americans who lived near chapters of the far-right Proud Boys organization were more likely to have attended the Jan. 6 rally that...

How UChicago’s carillonneur finds inspiration during the pandemic

For students, faculty and staff on the University of Chicago campus last year, the absence of the carillon bells was noticeable. When...

In-person classes, non-essential activities canceled Feb. 15-16 due to extreme weather

In light of a winter storm warning from the National Weather Service, forecasting snow accumulations in Chicago of five to 10 inches...

How will Europe grapple with economic downturn?

The uncertainties tied to the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union were compounded in 2020 by the pandemic-induced economic downturn. Those...

Court Theatre to host Chicago premiere of ‘Theatre for One’ microplays

The COVID-19 pandemic has made in-person performances difficult for theater and music productions over the past year—but it has also created opportunities...

At least 50% of COVID-19 infections come from people who aren’t showing symptoms, study finds

A new study out of the University of Chicago has found that during the initial wave of the COVID-19 outbreak in New...

Dark Energy Survey finds new evidence for emerging way to measure dark matter

Scientists may have found another way to measure the distribution of dark matter. In a surprise finding, physicists from the Dark Energy...

The ethics of reopening K-12 schools during the COVID-19 pandemic

Nearly a year ago, schools across the United States and the rest of the world closed in response to the start of...

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You’re Invited to Clanin Marketing’s Website Design

Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 1:00 p.m  In this workshop, you will learn the latest website design trends and strategies to help improve...

JUPITER STRING QUARTET: REFLECTION AND RENEWAL

A free, digitally delivered four-part concert series Fridays, February 5, 12, 19, and 26 at noon

[Illinois] FOLXTALES

Th-Su, Feb 4-7, 2021 5-11pm Daily  Urbana, IL—One of the great joys of live theatre is...

[Urbana] Winter is Here – Fun Ways to Celebrate the Season With Your Dog

What do you do when there is snow outside and your dog needs exercise? Canine15.com offers some suggestions. There are lots of...