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  1. Major Depression In Women May Stem From Too Many Overactive Genes In The BrainRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Medical Daily

    Genes responsible for regulating neurotransmitters in the brain could be to blame for depression in females, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago . The research team, headed by Monsheel Sodhi, an assistant professor of pharmacy practice at UIC, studied the postmortem tissue of psychiatric patients to collect their data.

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  2. The Toxic Soup of the Modern FiregroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | FireHouse.com

    If you've attended a fire service conference, a training seminar or simply sat at a firehouse kitchen table and chewed the fat with a few firefighters, you've likely heard someone say, "It's not your grandfather's fireground anymore." In most cases, this phrase refers to the changing dynamics of the modern fireground and the ever-increasing heat release rates of synthetic fuels.

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  3. Engineer and Biologist Design First Artificial RibosomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Northwestern University

    Researchers at Northwestern University and the University of Illinois at Chicago have engineered a tethered ribosome that works nearly as well as the authentic cellular component, or organelle, that produces all the proteins and enzymes within the cell. The human-made ribosome may be able to be manipulated in the laboratory to do things natural ribosomes cannot do.

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  4. Area students receive VietNow scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | The Daily Gazette

    DIXON – Rock River Valley VietNow awarded scholarships for 2015-16 to three Sauk Valley students during the group's July meeting. Celeena Remmers, the daughter of Genevieve and Kevin Remmers of Rock Falls and a Sterling High School graduate, will attend the University of Illinois at Chicago this fall.

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  5. Lake Forest Obituary: Joan Howard Housman Syer BailarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    She served on the Education Committee of Ada S. McKinley Community Services and on the Board of Saints Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church. Joan Howard Housman Syer Bailar, loving wife, business executive, volunteer, mentor, philanthropist, passed away at home at the age of 78 in Lake Forest, Illinois on July 29, 2015 after a long illness.

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  6. New Website Offers Oral Histories of Richard J. DaleyRead the original story

    Friday | Newswise

    A new website memorializes Richard J. Daley through transcribed oral histories from 59 of his colleagues, friends and relatives, along with selected photos and documents from the Richard J. Daley Collection at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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  7. Sanctuary cities make us all saferRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Davis Enterprise

    Before the July 4 weekend, a tragedy occurred in San Francisco. Kate Steinle, 32, was walking with her father on a busy pier when she was shot and killed, allegedly by Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, an undocumented immigrant from Mexico with a long rap sheet.

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  8. Allow turbaned Sikh basketball players: US lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | DNA India

    The International Basketball Federation must end its discrimination against Sikh players and allow them to play wearing a turban, a bipartisan group of 39 influential American lawmakers has demanded. The International Basketball Federation must end its discrimination against Sikh players and allow them to play wearing a turban, a bipartisan group of 39 influential American lawmakers has demanded.

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  9. Depressed females have over-active glutamate receptor geneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Medical News Today

    Numerous genes that regulate the activity of a neurotransmitter in the brain have been found to be abundant in brain tissue of depressed females. This could be an underlying cause of the higher incidence of suicide among women, according to research at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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  10. Brain's ability to dispose of key Alzheimer's protein drops dramatically with ageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PhysOrg Weblog

    The greatest risk factor for Alzheimer's disease is advancing age. After 65, the risk doubles every five years, and 40 percent or more of people 85 and older are estimated to be living with the devastating condition.

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  11. First Artificial Ribosome Designed, University of Illinois Researchers RevealRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | BioSpace

    Researchers Design First Artificial Ribosome Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Northwestern University have engineered a tethered ribosome that works nearly as well as the authentic cellular component, or organelle, that produces all the proteins and enzymes within the cell. The engineered ribosome may enable the production of new drugs and next-generation biomaterials and lead to a better understanding of how ribosomes function.

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  12. Female patients with depression have abnormally high expression levels of glutamate receptor genesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Medical News

    Numerous genes that regulate the activity of a neurotransmitter in the brain have been found to be abundant in brain tissue of depressed females. This could be an underlying cause of the higher incidence of suicide among women, according to research at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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  13. US lawmakers call for Sikh basketball players to be allowed to wear turbanRead the original story

    Thursday | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Washington: A bipartisan group of 39 influential American lawmakers today asked the International Basketball Federation to end its discrimination against Sikh players and allow them to play while wearing a turban. Led by Congressmen Joe Crowley, Vice Chair of the Democratic Caucus, and Ami Bera, the only Indian-American lawmaker, 39 Members of the Congress, in a letter to the International Basketball Federation , reiterated their support for a change in policy that requires Sikhs and other players to remove their articles of faith, such as turbans, in international competition.

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  14. Why the death of Cecil the lion ran wild on the InternetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | TwinCities

    It was the story that ate the Internet -- nearly 700,000 tweets, 2 billion impressions and a runaway Yelp page, all in a single day. It brought death threats, international backlash and tears from a comedy talk show host.

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  15. Mayor Emanuel Announces ThinkChicago: Lollapalooza 2015Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | City of Chicago

    This year, ThinkChicago received approximately 900 applications spanning 11 states and 28 universities. This summer's program will be the seventh installment of the successful ThinkChicago program established by Mayor Emanuel in 2011 and the third annual program held during Lollapalooza.

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  16. Researchers design first artificial ribosomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Medical News Today

    Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Northwestern University have engineered a tethered ribosome that works nearly as well as the authentic cellular component, or organelle, that produces all the proteins and enzymes within the cell. The engineered ribosome may enable the production of new drugs and next-generation biomaterials and lead to a better understanding of how ribosomes function.

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  17. Discovery prompts rethink on metals and Alzheimer's diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Researchers at the University of Melbourne have discovered that a protein involved in the progression of Alzheimer's disease also has properties that could be helpful for human health. The discovery helps researchers better understand the complicated brain chemistry behind the development of Alzheimer's disease, a condition that affects hundreds of thousands of Australians.

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  18. Prostate 'organoid' hints at how early BPA exposure may increase cancer riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Medical News Today

    A first-of-its kind prostate 'organoid' grown from human embryonic stem cells has enabled researchers to show that exposure to bisphenol A, a chemical in many plastics, can cause overproduction of prostate stem cells in the developing organ -- and thus may increase men's risk of prostate cancer . About a millimeter in size, the prostate organoid is coaxed into being from cultured human embryonic stem cells.

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  19. UIC, Northwestern University researchers create first artificial ribosomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Medical News

    Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Northwestern University have engineered a tethered ribosome that works nearly as well as the authentic cellular component, or organelle, that produces all the proteins and enzymes within the cell. The engineered ribosome may enable the production of new drugs and next-generation biomaterials and lead to a better understanding of how ribosomes function.

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  20. Scientists design first artificial 'protein-making factory'Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Newkerala.com

    In a first, US scientists have engineered an artificial ribosome - the protein synthesisers of the cell - or what the scientists call 'protein-making factory' that may enable the production of new drugs and next-generation biomaterial. The artificial ribosome, called Ribo-T, works nearly as well as the authentic cellular component that produces all the proteins and enzymes within the cell, the study said.

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