Brain tumors are some of the hardest cancers to treat – unresponsive to treatment, difficult to access surgically, and quick to grow. Surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy drugs may all be enlisted to fight off a malignant glioma, but still the [Read more]
At the Bench
Research from the forefront of medicine and biological science.
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 [Read more]
In all the hubbub over the Nobel Prizes this week, we don’t want to overlook the prestigious scientific prize that University of Chicago researchers recently received. To celebrate this momentous occasion, here’s a guest post from John [Read more]
(Note: This article was corrected on 12/9/09 – previously, it said that the nanoparticles were activated by UV light, but the TiO2 particles are actually modified to be activated using normal, visible light. Also, the light exposure time was [Read more]
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]
By Jeremy Manier This blog will cover a lot of research that happens beyond the walls of this university, but with some of the world’s leading authorities on Darwin and evolutionary biology just a short walk away, I wanted to collect some [Read more]