Key advances in scientific research and innovation in 2018
Do colder temperatures affect lifespan? Depends on genetics
International collaborators deliver first critical components for upcoming neutrino detector
Universities, national laboratories join forces to push Chicago into lead on quantum technology
With a commitment to free and open inquiry, our scholars take an interdisciplinary approach to research that spans arts to engineering, medicine to education. Their work transforms the way we understand the world, advancing fields of study, and often creating new ones. Generating new knowledge for the benefit of present and future generations, UChicago research has had an impact around the globe, leading to such breakthroughs as discovering the link between cancer and genetics, establishing revolutionary theories of economics, and developing tools to produce reliably excellent urban schooling.
—Fifteen faculty members received named professorships or were appointed distinguished service professors.
—Faculty honored for ‘distinguished contributions’ to neuroscience, understanding of solar system
—Assoc. Prof. Ed O’Brien finds people's happiness doesn't decline, or declines slowly, when giving gifts to others.
—UChicago researchers use DNA nanomachines to discover subgroups of lysosomes
—Prof. Ayelet Fishbach finds when business negotiators share a plate, they collaborate better and reach deals faster.