Claire B. Salling

CONTRIBUTIONS

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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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October 21, 2008