Tag Archive | Language
Prostate cancer screening, songbirds, startups and more in this week’s LabBook.
Welcome to LabBook, our weekly roundup of University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences research news from around campus and the world wide web. Each Friday, LabBook will recap the week on the blog, link to news stories about our faculty and studies, and briefly summarize a handful of recent publications by our researchers. THIS […]
If we’re lucky, we spend about one-third of our lives sleeping, a fact that appears on its face to be a colossal waste of time. Wouldn’t us humans be able to get so much more done if we weren’t required to shut down for 8 hours a night? But the fact that the need for […]
One of the repeated themes of the Darwin/Chicago 2009 meeting two weeks ago was the history of the anti-evolution movement, a resistance that has actually changed form, even *cough* evolved, quite a bit since The Origin of the Species. At the opening night event in Rockefeller Chapel, science historian Ronald Numbers talked about differences between […]
If you had to pick a group of researchers who would be interested in hockey, you’d probably first think of dentists, not psychologists. Certainly you wouldn’t consider hockey players an ideal subject pool for mapping the brain’s language pathways, unless you were uniquely interested in the comprehension of French-Canadian slurs. But hockey players and their […]