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  1. Maternal interaction helps pre-term infants grow, study showsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Stanford

    It's not surprising that interaction with their mothers is helpful to babies who are born prematurely - but new research spotlights some of the specific benefits. Featured in an NIH press release today, a study of a method called H-HOPE found that it correlated with a marked improvement in infant weight gain, length growth, and muscular ability to feed from a bottle.

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  2. Water in War and Peace: Mayors from Middle East, Great Lakes to Join...Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | InvestorIdeas.com

    Water in War and Peace: Mayors from Middle East, Great Lakes to Join Forces at Historic "Water After Borders" Summit Chicago - March 30, 2015 The Great Lakes are a site of abundance spanning peaceful borders between the U.S. and Canada; the Jordan River marks a demilitarized border between Israel and Jordan, and a border contested by Palestine and Israel. Now, mayors from both regions will join forces for the first time to strategize on water issues, widely considered one of the most critical challenges facing urban - and human - survival in the new century at the historic Water After Borders conference in Chicago April 23-24.

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  3. 'Microlesions' in epilepsy discovered by novel techniqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Science Daily

    Using an innovative technique combining genetic analysis and mathematical modeling with some basic sleuthing, researchers have identified previously undescribed microlesions in brain tissue from epileptic patients. The millimeter-sized abnormalities may explain why areas of the brain that appear normal can produce severe seizures in many children and adults with epilepsy.

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  4. Schaumburg HS Jazz 'n Joe Coffeehouse this Wednesday, April 1Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    The Schaumburg High School Music Department is proud to present its 14th Annual Jazz 'n Joe Coffeehouse on Wednesday, April 1st at 7pm in the SHS Cafeteria. The evening will feature performances by the Schaumburg High School Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Lab Band, Jazz Quintet, Jazz Sextet, Choraliers Vocal Ensemble, and District 54 Jazz Band.

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  5. Chicago universities study astronaut's year in spaceRead the original story

    Sunday | Hawk Eye

    Three Chicago-area universities are taking part in research to examine the health effects on an American astronaut of spending a year in space. Scientists from Northwestern University, the University of Illinois at Chicago and Rush University Medical School will focus on the links between bacteria, gastrointestinal health and sleep cycles.

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  6. Chicago universities study astronaut on 1 year space missionRead the original story

    Saturday | Daily Chronicle

    CHICAGO – Three Chicago-area universities are taking part in the research to examine the health effects on an American astronaut of spending a year in space. The Chicago Tribune reported scientists from Northwestern University, the University of Illinois at Chicago and Rush University Medical School will focus on the links between bacteria, gastrointestinal health and sleep cycles.

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  7. Open Rank FacultyRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 28 | Nature Neuroscience

    The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Illinois at Chicago is currently seeking clinical and research faculty in the following pediatric sub-specialties: Allergy / Immunology / Pulmonary/Sleep Medicine Cardiology Critical Care Development Biology and Basic Research Developmental Pediatrics Endocrinology Gastroenterology General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine Genetics Hematology / Oncology Infectious Disease Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Nephrology Neurology Rheumatology Requirements include MD or PhD degree, and Board Certification in Pediatrics and a specific pediatric sub-specialty if applicable. Rank, tenure status, and salary are commensurate with training and experience.

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  8. Chicago Anchors for a Strong Economy program gets boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | The Legal Record

    ... University Medical Center, University of Chicago, University of Chicago Medical Center and University of Illinois Chicago. In 2015, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Chicago Housing Authority (CHA), Museums in the Park and Northwestern University ...

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  9. Fundraising ability key to winning Obama libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | West Hawaii Today

    A proposed site for the Obama presidential library on the University of Illinois at Chicago campus just south of the Eisenhower Expressway. Land to the north of the South Shore Cultural Center, a landmarked building at 70th Street at the lakefront, is one of the University of Chicago's three proposed locations for the Obama presidential library.

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  10. Researchers use twins to study effects of long-term stay in spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Stuff.co.nz

    As a twin, astronaut Scott Kelly knew his mission to spend a year on the International Space Station offered the perfect opportunity for a science experiment. Kelly launched into space on Friday on a Soyuz space capsule while his brother, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, remained on Earth as the control subject.

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  11. Chicago team to study long-term stay in spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Chicago Tribune

    As a twin, astronaut Scott Kelly knew his mission to spend a year on the International Space Station offered the perfect opportunity for a science experiment. Kelly launched into space Friday on a Soyuz space capsule while his brother, retired astronaut Mark Kelly , remained on Earth as the control subject.

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  12. Huskies explode on offense in home openerRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Daily Chronicle

    NIU beat Bowling Green, 12-3. Danielle Guerra - dguerra@shawmedia.com NIU second baseman Justin Fletcher pulls a double play after tagging second before Bowling Green baserunner Greg Basalyga touched the bag to retire the side in the fourth inning during the Huskies' home opener on Friday, March 27, 2015.

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  13. Robotic Bacteria Senses HumidityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | EETimes

    The best humidity sensors today use a polymer that shrinks and expands as the humidity changes, but University of Illinois at Chicago researchers claim that in the future bacterial spores studded with graphene quantum dots will not only outperform polymer-humidity sensors by 10X, but can endure the extremes of temperature, vaccuum and ultra-low humidity. "The is no manmade material that can respond with the same speed and energy density as our bacterial spores," Vikas Berry told EE Times.

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  14. A Tiny Robot Device Senses HumidityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Wall Street Journal

    Not all robots look like R2-D2, of course. But some of them will someday be so small that to the naked eye they won't look like anything at all.

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  15. Energy Storage Symposium in Carbondale on April 1stRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | PR.com

    An Energy Storage symposium is taking place on the Southern Illinois University Carbondale campus on Wednesday, April 1st from 9:00 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. The event is free and open to the public and is taking place in the Mississippi room of the SIU Student Center. Experts in the field of energy storage technology will make presentations on a variety of topics, including new electrolytes and redo-active polymers for advanced batteries and new materials for supercapacitor electrodes.

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  16. Targeting Abl Kinases to Regulate Vascular Leak During Sepsis and...Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Circulation

    From the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Allergy, Department of Medicine, College of Medicine and Department of Pharmacology , University of Illinois at Chicago; Departments of Physiology and Pulmonary Diseases , Institute for Cardiovascular Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Correspondence to Steven M. Dudek, MD, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep, and Allergy, University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System, 840 S Wood St, CSB 915, Chicago, IL 60612.

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  17. What Does High Early Vote Turnout Mean for Chicago's Election?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | NBC Chicago

    Not even a springtime snowstorm could dampen what has been an enthusiastic start to early voting for Chicago's April 7 runoff election. In the first two days of early voting, this week, nearly twice as many Chicagoans voted than did in the first two days of early voting in February's initial municipal election.

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  18. Chicagoa s Curmudgeon Mayor Rahm Emanuel's biggest hurdle to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | New York Magazine

    ... says Dick Simpson, a former Chicago alderman who now teaches political science at the University of Illinois Chicago. "The first is the closing of 50 schools in minority communities. The second is crime in minority communities. The third could be ...

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  19. U of IL College of Dentistry's Dr. Aram Kim Wins ACP Sharry Research AwardRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | PR Log

    Dr. Aram Kim, Clinical Assistant Professor, Restorative Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry, was the first place winner of the John J. Sharry Research Competition of the American College of Prosthodontics . PRLog - March 26, 2015 - CHICAGO -- Dr. Aram Kim, Clinical Assistant Professor, Restorative Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry, was the first place winner of the John J. Sharry Research Competition of the American College of Prosthodontics .

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  20. Dental Student Awarded Martin Luther King Scholarship at University of Illinois at ChicagoRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | PR Log

    Third-year University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry student Dante Brown has been awarded a University of Illinois at Chicago Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship. PRLog - March 26, 2015 - CHICAGO -- Third-year University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry student Dante Brown has been awarded a University of Illinois at Chicago Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship.

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