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NASA has selected a Northwestern University-led research team as one of 10 groups across the country to conduct investigations related to its unique "twin study" of how a year living in space affects the human body, the agency announced Friday .
Geologists from Northwestern University, the University of Illinois at Chicago, the University of Oklahoma and Purdue University have a new explanation for the Midwest's biggest geologic mystery: What caused the giant 2,000-mile-long rift that starts in Lake Superior and runs south to Oklahoma and Alabama? Using new data from the North American ... (more)
Patients who received help from a poison center had shorter hospital stays and lower hospital charges among those who are the most expensive to treat, according to a study led by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health.
A survey of primary care physicians suggests they often face uncertainty in ordering and interpreting clinical laboratory tests, and would welcome better electronic clinical decision support tools.
Total spending on prescription medications has been declining for several years, but that trend is expected to reverse and rise 3% to 5% in 2014, according to a new report from the University of Illinois at Chicago's Center for Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomic Research.
Former Oracle executive and Persian philanthropist Noosheen Hashemi drew 75 women to an International Women's Day lunch at the Battery private social club in San Francisco, and although the focus was celebrating the achievements of the engineers, lawyers, politicians and professors in attendance, the crowd couldn't help honoring the hostess - ... (more)
Faculty leaders rallied students and faculty members last week to put heat on Portland State University's administration to pump more money into faculty pay.
Bethany Stiles, a University of Illinois graduate student in music, sits at her piano where she practices her version of the "Illinois" state song at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts in Urbana on Tuesday, March 4, 2014.
The August Wilson Monologue Competition, sponsored by The League of Chicago Theatres, Goodman Theatre, and the University of Illinois at Chicago, and organized in Chicago by Derrick Sanders, will hold the Chicago Finals on Monday, March 10, 2014 at 6:00pm at the Goodman Theatre, 170 North Dearborn St - the first theatre in the world to produce all ... (more)
LITA is offing three full day preconferences at ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas, all held Friday, June 27 from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm.
The Elgin Symphony Orchestra will be performing “Beethoven Inspired” on Satirdau and Sunday, March 8-9, at Hemmens Cultural Center in Elgin.
Anyone who's gotten a traffic ticket, been in an accident, or been the victim of a non-violent crime is being asked to rate their interaction with the police department.
Late Tuesday, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan urged counties across the state to grant same-sex marriage licenses immediately on the heels of a federal judge's ruling last month that Cook County same-sex couples should not have to wait until the marriage equality law's June 1 effective date to wed.
Attorney Michael Filipovic has been appointed as the federal Public Defender for the Western District of Washington by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.