Articles by Rob Mitchum

About Rob Mitchum (525 Articles)
Rob Mitchum is communications manager at the Computation Institute, a joint initiative between The University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory.

Last Night a Bee Gee Saved My Life

August 20, 2009

The committee members who make up the shortlist for the  Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine each year might want to start listing an unlikely trio of medical researchers: The Brothers Gibb, otherwise known as The Bee Gees. Last fall, David [Read more]

Hockey, Language and the Brain

August 17, 2009

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 [Read more]

A Sequencer for Every Clinic?

August 12, 2009

  An idea that may be close to jumping from the world of science fiction to your local hospital is the concept of full, individualized genome scans – a personal genetic profile that could, at least in theory, help a doctor assess your risk [Read more]