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Are Millennials Gender Rebels or Returning to Tradition?

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A forthcoming book from a University of Illinois at Chicago sociologist provides insight into the minds of today's young adults to uncover the strategies they use to negotiate the unsettled gender norms and expectations facing their generation.
11-Jan-2018 3:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

Illnesses Caused by Recreation on the Water Costs $2.9 Billion Annually in the US

Swimming, paddling, boating and fishing account for more than 90 million cases of gastrointestinal, respiratory, ear, eye and skin-related illnesses per year in the U.S. with an estimated annual cost of $2.9 billion, according to a new report by...
9-Jan-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Professor Selected to Help Lead Global Forum

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Caswell Evans appointed as co-chair of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Global Forum on Innovation in Health Professional Education
9-Jan-2018 2:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

Can You Burn Calories While Sitting at a Desk?

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A new study suggests that continuous movement while sitting may increase metabolic rate more than standing at a desk.
20-Dec-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Designer Nanoparticles Destroy a Broad Array of Viruses

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An international group of researchers have designed new anti-viral nanoparticles that bind to a range of viruses, including herpes simplex virus, human papillomavirus, respiratory syncytial virus and Dengue and Lentiviruses. Unlike other...
18-Dec-2017 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Teaching Antibiotics to Be More Effective Killers

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Research from the University of Illinois at Chicago suggests bond duration, not bond tightness, may be the most important differentiator between antibiotics that kill bacteria and antibiotics that only stop bacterial growth.
11-Dec-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

US Dept. Of Energy Grant to Advance Combined Heat and Power Systems in the Midwest

The University of Illinois at Chicago has received a five-year, $4.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to help industrial, commercial, institutional and utility entities evaluate and install highly efficient combined heat and power...
8-Dec-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Quick Evaluation Can Predict Whether Drugs, Talk Therapy Work Better for Anxiety Patients

Clinicians and patients often struggle to find the right treatment for anxiety, sometimes cycling through various therapies for months before the patient begins to feel their symptoms improve.Now, researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago...
7-Dec-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Researcher Available to Talk to the Media about Sexual Harassment and Assault in Academic Fieldwork

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8-Jan-2018 4:30 PM EST

Manual of Style for Crowdfunding; Expert on Pitch Success Secrets

27-Jun-2017 9:10 AM EDT

Chicago Researcher Investigates Survivors of Violence

21-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST

Book Looks at How ‘Gayby Boomers’ Are Aging

In “Queer Aging: The Gayby Boomers and a New Frontier for Gerontology” (Oxford Press, 2016), Jesus Ramirez-Valles, professor and head of community health sciences in the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, makes it clear...
1-Sep-2016 9:00 AM EDT

Father's Day Expert: Strengthening Relationships Between Fathers and Their Children

2-Jun-2016 8:00 AM EDT

#UIC expert available to discuss privatization of public infrastructure in the wake of South Carolina's flood damage

9-Oct-2015 11:05 AM EDT

#UIC Sociologist Available to Discuss Issues Surrounding Racial #Achievement Gap in Schools #Backtoschool #Education

18-Aug-2015 1:05 PM EDT

#UIC Disability Scholar Available to Address #ADA25 Anniversary

21-Jul-2015 5:05 PM EDT

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