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.
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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.
New research on why the influenza vaccine was only modestly effective in recent years shows that your immune history with the flu has a lot to do with your response to the vaccine.
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.