This article highlights some of the advances in scientific research and innovation at the University of Chicago and its affiliated labs last year, including from the labs of MBL’s Jennifer Morgan and Amy Gladfelter.
This year brought us discoveries, developments and advances that uncovered new knowledge and informed fields of research. In 2018, we saw the launch of a named probe into the sun, the growth of a quantum technology hub, the critical first particle tracks in a new detector, discovered genes that may aid spinal cord healing, uncovered ways to boost achievement in math performance, produced a battery that runs on air, developed a technique to create atomically-thin fabrics, and more. Here is a look back at top highlights in research and innovation at the University of Chicago and our national and affiliated laboratories in 2018. Read more ….