Claire B. Salling


New x-ray tech uncovers clues on mummy’s fractures

For Meresamun, a female Egyptian mummy and one of the Oriental Institute’s main attractions, the afterlife proved to be much harsher than her time growing up as a member of her country’s elite.


January 9, 2009

Discovery of funeral stone reveals Iron Age society's conception of afterlife

U of C archaeologists working in Southeastern Turkey last summer discovered an Iron Age stele, a funereal stone, at a site in ancient Sam’al, now called Zincirli (pronounced ZIN-jeer-li). A monument to a royal official, who saw to its production pri…


December 2, 2008

Professor’s molecule-trapping invention could further diabetes research

The chemistrode, the brainchild of Rustem Ismagilov, associate professor of chemistry, aims to measure chemical signals.


November 14, 2008

Roy Ringo, alumnus and innovative Argonne nuclear physicist, dead at 91

Roy Ringo (Ph.D. '41), a pioneer nuclear researcher at Argonne National Laboratory who helped establish the weak force, died last Wednesday.


November 11, 2008

U of C researcher dug through drawers, fossils to discover dinosaur skull

Some people might think dinosaur discoveries involve a lot of digging in the dirt, but U of C researcher Laura Porro’s research involved digging of a different sort.


October 31, 2008

Pritzker professor’s cancer research earns her recognition by National Academy of Science

Olufunmilayo F. Olopade, a professor at the Pritzker School of Medicine, has been elected as a member of the National Academy of Science’s Institute of Medicine.


October 21, 2008