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  1. UT research uncovers lakes, signs of life under Antarctica's dry valleysRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    Many view Antarctica as a frozen wasteland. Turns out there are hidden interconnected lakes underneath its dry valleys that could sustain life and shed light on ancient climate change.


  2. Scientists discover salty aquifer, previously unknown microbial habitat under AntarcticaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    Using an airborne imaging system for the first time in Antarctica, scientists have discovered a vast network of unfrozen salty groundwater that may support previously unknown microbial life deep under the coldest, driest desert on our planet. The findings shed new light on ancient climate change on Earth and provide strong evidence that a similar briny aquifer could support microscopic life on Mars.


  3. Counterpoint: E15 good for car owners and environmentRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    I have been hearing a lot of talk about E15, the auto fuel that's 15 percent ethanol. Unfortunately, I've heard a lot of misinformation during the debate about the Chicago Clean Air Choice Ordinance, which would free Chicago fuel retailers from the oil industry's burdensome restrictions, allowing them to sell E15.


  4. Crestwood Associates LLC Announces Staff Promotion for Microsoft Dynamics SL and Acumatica PracticeRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | PR Log

    PRLog - April 27, 2015 - CHICAGO -- Crestwood Associates LLC , a leading provider of Microsoft Dynamics ERP/CRM and Acumatica Cloud ERP business management solutions, announces a staff promotion in the Microsoft Dynamics SL and Acumatica consulting practice. Previously a Dynamics SL and Acumatica consultant with the firm, Michael Aichinger was promoted to Team Lead of Crestwood's Dynamics SL and Acumatica practice.


  5. Changes in Wall Shear Stress of Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation...Read the original story

    22 hrs ago | Circulation

    Correspondence to Ali Alaraj, MD, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, 912 S Wood St, MC-799, Chicago, IL 60612. E-mail Background and Purpose- Wall shear stress has been implicated as an important stimulus for vascular remodeling.


  6. James Beard Foundation Honors Nation's Top Food Writers, Broadcasters And HostsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    I am a Chicago-based freelance writer, covering cocktails, food, travel, and adventures of all kinds. My work has appeared in USA Today Travel, and Midwest Living.


  7. A haplotype-based framework for group-wise...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Bioinformatics

    Aside from reduced power of detecting associated rare variants, controlling for population stratification is particularly challenging for rare variants. Transmission/disequilibrium tests based on family designs are robust to population stratification and admixture, and therefore provide an effective approach to rare variant association studies to eliminate spurious associations.


  8. More than half the foods advertised to kids do not meet government nutrition guidelinesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Medical News Today

    Of the 407 food products approved for advertising on children's TV programs by the voluntary, industry-based Children's Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative , 214 - 53 percent - do not meet government nutritional guidelines, says a new study from the University of Illinois at Chicago. The study evaluated the foods using the "nutrients to limit" list from the nutrition recommendations of the Interagency Working Group .


  9. Cambia Welcomes Ben Albert as Operating PartnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    With more than 15 years of leadership experience in entrepreneurship and health care technology, Ben Albert will focus on accelerating Cambia's investments. Cambia Health Solutions is pleased to announce Ben Albert has joined its team as Operating Partner within its Direct Health Solutions division, an area focused on investing in and building companies that change the way people experience the health care system.


  10. Latest glitches erode confidence in students' online testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    Last week, for the second time in two months, the computerized system crashed, the result of avoidable vendor errors. The upshot has been heightened challenges to Florida's 15-year-old accountability model.


  11. 114 US, Canadian cities sign on to rehabilitating the Jordan RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | Jerusalem Post

    Rehabilitation of the Jordan River has been an ongoing process in recent years, with the most recent development occurring when in March. Granting the Jordan River's rehabilitation wide-scale international recognition, the mayors of 114 American and Canadian Great Lakes cities signed a memorandum of understanding to partake in restoration efforts at a Chicago ceremony in the presence of Israeli, Palestinian and Jordanian officials on Friday.


  12. Birds improve quality of life in urban neighborhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 |

    J. Amy Belaire of St. Edward's University and Lynne Westphal of the U.S. Forest Service along with Emily Minor and Christopher Whelan of the University of Illinois at Chicago visited urban neighborhoods in the Chicago area to investigate how people view their backyard birds. They explored the fascinating relationship between people and birds in nature in a city setting.


  13. EPA announces Campus RainWorks winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | CE News

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 Administrator Susan Hedman awarded the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign first and second prizes in the EPA Campus RainWorks Challenge at an Earth Day "EcoJam" in Chicago. EPA's Campus RainWorks Challenge is a national competition in which college students design green infrastructure plans and projects - such as rain gardens and green roofs - to manage stormwater on campus.


  14. Illinois Could Cut Carbon Pollution with More E15Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Domestic Fuel

    In case you missed it - all the audio and photos from the 20th National Ethanol Conference can be found here in one place A new study shows that Illinois could cut its carbon pollution if the state adopted higher blends of ethanol, such as E15. The report from the University of Illinois at Chicago's principal research economist, Dr. Steffen Mueller, and backed by a group pushing for Chicago's adoption of the E15 Clean Air Ordinance , says carbon could be cut by up to 663,646 tons per year, the equivalent of taking 139,715 passenger vehicles off the road in Illinois every year.


  15. Electronic cigarettes are not a 'safe alternative' for young peopleRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | Medical News Today

    Although heavily promoted as a safer cigarette and an aid to quit smoking , electronic cigarettes and the nicotine they deliver pose particular risks to the developing brains and organs of children. Use of electronic cigarettes by school-age children has surpassed traditional cigarette smoking, and it is critical to recognize and understand the risks related to nicotine exposure, addiction , and the poor regulation of these products, as described in the comprehensive Review article "Electronic Cigarettes: Vulnerability of Youth," published in Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonology , a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers.


  16. Chicago Police Allegedly Strip, Photograph Crash VictimRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Daily Caller

    The family of a young woman killed in a fatal 2009 drunk driving accident is suing the officers who investigated the accident, claiming the officers stripped their daughter naked before taking photos of her naked body at the scene of the crime . Jessica Mejia, a then 20-year-old college student at the University of Illinois at Chicago, was killed on New Years Eve while riding as the passenger in a car driven by her ex-boyfriend Nicholas Sord, the 22-year-old son of a wealthy Chicago developer, who was extremely intoxicated.


  17. Finding corrupt bankers starts with tracking their sports ticketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Mashable

    Instead of looking for weapons deals and on-the-ground movement plans, predictive algorithms can spot shady bankers by tracking their emails when they talk about tickets to sports events and concerts. Cutting-edge analytics systems frown upon choice seats to the Super Bowl, which raise red flags for bribery.


  18. Study: Half of foods advertised to kids fall short of nutritional guidelinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago looked at 407 food products advertised on children's TV programs. They found more than half - 53 percent - failed to meet government nutritional guidelines.


  19. St. Peter 5th grader to compete in national math contest - Warwick BeaconRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 |

    A St. Peter Tri-Parish School fifth grader has been chosen from more than 45,000 applicants from across the country to participate in MathCON, a prestigious academic competition hosted by Concept Schools in Chicago later this month.


  20. Volleyball Alum Earns National AccoladeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Saint Louis Billikens

    ST. LOUIS Saint Louis volleyball alumnae Grace Bonoma has been named a recipient of the National Association of Collegiate Women Athletic Administrators Rising Star Award. The Rising Star Award, presented to undergraduate or graduate students, interns or volunteers who aspire to a career in intercollegiate athletics, recognizes involvement and leadership roles on a campus, in a conference office or organization, and in the community.