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2014-10-04 06:09:08

Studies have found many predictors of death in the elderly, including broken hips, love handles and nocturia. For older adults, a loss of smell is also a strong predictor of death within five years, according to University of Chicago researchers.

2014-10-02 23:01:53

In August, Fine Art Studio of Rotblatt-Amrany co-founder, Julie Rotblatt-Amrany was a featured speaker at a prestigious Art and Science conference held on August 28th in Chicago. (PRWEB)

2014-09-03 16:25:38

Everyday Mathematics 4 Continues Legacy of Transforming Math Education that Inspired more than 10 Million Students Globally NEW YORK, Sept.

gut bacteria may erase food allergies
2014-08-26 06:54:54

A new study from the University of Chicago shows that the presence of a common gut bacteria, Clostridia, may help protect against food allergies.

bird migration
2014-08-06 03:00:10

Every year, millions of birds make the journey from North America to Central and South America for the winter. But the evolutionary origins of this long-distance migration have remained opaque due to the complex geographic distributions of modern and ancient bird ranges.

2014-04-08 10:48:49

Genetic variants associated with enjoying the effects of d-amphetamine—the active ingredient in Adderall—are also associated with a reduced risk for developing schizophrenia and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

2014-03-28 13:36:21

Disadvantaged children who attend high-quality early childhood development programs including healthcare and nutrition have significantly improved health as adults.

2014-03-17 20:23:01

Initiative will expand economic opportunities for Mid-South Side neighborhoods, connect to new network of anchor institutions across the city CHICAGO, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.