Monthly Archives: November 2017

Manipulating model microbes: Student studies biofilms

Senior Michaela Miller spent her summer researching biofilm growth of Rhodobacter sphaeroides — an environmental microorganism with history as complex as its spelling. She presented...

Untangling the proteins in Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s disease, a neurodegenerative disease that results from the death of dopamine-releasing neurons in the brain, affects more than 10 million people worldwide, according...

Women’s cross country finishes seventh in nation

Walls of women run the flat circuit, yelling at each other, and fans in body paint and underwear cheer their team on, and sometimes...

Swim shines at University of Chicago, takes third place

A swimmer never wants to see bubbles float across her lane — that means a competitor is ahead. But bubbles were all the swim...

Catalonia can’t survive without Spain

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy of Spain has set Dec. 21 as the date for new elections in Catalonia after the Catalan Parliament declared independence...