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One of the world's premier academic and research institutions, the University of Chicago has driven new ways of thinking since our 1890 founding. Today, UChicago is an intellectual destination that draws inspired scholars to our Hyde Park and international campuses, keeping UChicago at the nexus of ideas that challenge and change the world.

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Columbia University President Lee Bollinger and University of Chicago Professor of Law Geoffrey Stone write about the need for affirmative action and argue that gutting race-conscious admissions would be a disaster for Black Americans, who still have not recovered from more than three centuries of discrimination.
Researchers from the University of Washington, the University of Chicago show that the optic gland in a maternal octopus undergoes a massive shift in cholesterol metabolism, resulting in dramatic changes in the steroid hormones produced.
A silicon device developed by Indiana researchers that can change skin tissue into blood vessels and nerve cells has advanced from prototype to standardized fabrication, meaning it can now be made in a consistent, reproducible way
A potential drug target has been identified in a newly mapped protein of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The structure was solved by a team including the University of Chicago (U of C), the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and the University of California, Riverside School of Medicine (UCR).
Researchers across multiple institutions are studying "super-puff" planets - the lowest density exoplanets ever discovered beyond Earth’s solar system.
University of Chicago researchers say Higgs boson could be tied with dark particle, serve as ‘portal to the dark world.’
University of Chicago scientists invent a time-saving technique to show how cells differentiate
A new study of lamprey's regenerative abilities opens up a new path for identifying pro-regenerative molecules and potential therapeutic targets for human spinal cord injury.
Researchers have found a "reborn: gene in elephants that responds to damaged DNA by killing the cell.