Farm destroyed by a dust storm. Image courtesy of USDA.

Dust Bowl Would Devastate Today’s Crops, Study Finds

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

A drought on the scale of the legendary Dust Bowl crisis of the 1930’s would have similarly destructive effects on U.S. agriculture today despite technological and agricultural advances, a new UChicago study finds.

Dr. Ramesh Nair

Ramesh Nair Appointed Assistant Director of Operations at the Research Computing Center

Friday, December 2, 2016

Dr. Ramesh Nair has been appointed the Assistant Director of Operations for the Research Computing Center (RCC). In his new role, Dr. Nair will oversee RCC’s various programs and operations and will contribute to its strategic planning. Dr. Nair will work collaboratively with University faculty and RCC users to understand and ensure RCC’s research computing resources meet their current and future computational and data needs.

The Fate of Carbon Dioxide at Extreme Conditions

The Fate of Carbon Dioxide at Extreme Conditions

Thursday, October 20, 2016

RCC helped IME researchers achieve a milestone in the understanding of carbon deep within Earth. 

Researchers at the University of Chicago are using satellite images of Earth to measure economic activity on a global scale.

Testing Economics from the Celestial Observatory

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Researchers at the University of Chicago are using satellite images of Earth to measure economic activity on a global scale.

Morphology of vesicle with homeotropic and degenerate planar anchoring before and after deformation when LC is found both inside and outside the membrane.

Manipulation of Liquid Crystals Could Help Control Drug-delivery Process

Monday, September 19, 2016

Computer modeling, real-world testing yields new method

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