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Although organizations spent more than $8 billion in 2016 for programs to promote employee health, researchers say that, after one year, the impact of these popular workplace wellness programs is negligible.
A new University of Chicago study shows that the discoloration of birds in museum collections can be used to trace the amount of black carbon in the air over time and measure the effects of environmental policy on pollution.
A long-term study of nearly 3,000 adults found that those who could not identify at least four out of five common odors were more than twice as likely to develop dementia within five years.
Portions of the human skeletal structure were established millions of years earlier than previously thought, according to a researcher at the University of Missouri, Columbia.
Argonne team finds copper cluster catalyst effective for low-pressure conversion of CO2 to methanol with high activity.
An inexpensive method for generating clean fuel is the modern-day equivalent of the philosopher’s stone. Two scientists at the Institute for Molecular Engineering and the University of Wisconsin have made an important contribution to the effort.
UChicago, Argonne scientists lead global research initiative with Israel, studying groundwater levels using krypton 81.
A group of undergraduate students at the University of Chicago are members of the MAPSCorps Scientific Symposium, a group which spends six weeks in the community collecting data about resources in the South Side of Chicago and how they are utilized.