Some ants protect themselves with sharp spines, others use painful chemical stings. PhD candidate Benjamin Blanchard's research looks at how these different defensive traits evolve. [Read More]
UChicago faculty, postdocs and students write about their research, from a first person perspective.
More young women are surviving cancer, but treatments can affect their ability to become pregnant. Obstetrician Obehi Asemota, MD, writes about fertility options for women both before and after cancer treatment. [Read More]
Aasim Padela, MD, Director of the Initiative on Islam and Medicine at UChicago, brought together a group of Islamic scholars, clinicians and educators to learn from each other how best to reconcile faith and medicine. [Read More]
Postdoc and myCHOICE science communications intern Kristy Hentchel writes about her research into the mysterious genetic "dark matter" of microbes living in Lake Michigan. [Read More]
Turtles are famous for the their shells, but it was their skulls that led to the identification of the earliest known turtle - a 260 million-year-old, shell-less reptile known as Eunotosaurus africanus. Bhart-Anjan Bhullar, PhD, describes the discovery in a guest article for ScienceLife. [Read More]
Graduate student and myCHOICE science communications intern Hannah Brechka describes her research on finding new markers to help solve the problem of overtreatment of prostate cancers. [Read More]