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September 28, 2018
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Big Brains podcast explores whether scientists can unlock nature’s design secrets

From the smallest proteins to entire ecosystems, nature might be the most sophisticated engineer on earth. Researchers like UChicago molecular biologist Rama Ranganathan are trying to uncover the basic design principles that govern biology and apply them through engineering. He calls … Continue reading

December 14, 2014
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Uranium-extracting technology for seawater earns student a Fuel Cycle Research Award

Scientists have long known that seawater contains small concentrations of valuable metals, but a technologically feasible extraction method has remained elusive. The University of Chicago’s Carter Abney, a graduate student in chemistry, has been developing materials called metal-organic frameworks to … Continue reading