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Defense Department opens innovation office in Chicago to tap into burgeoning tech ecosystem for 21st century warfare

The office will be located at the Discovery Partners Institute on South Wacker Drive for a two-year lease beginning ...
CHICAGO TRIBUNE

University of Illinois’ $250M lab, research facility moves forward in Chicago’s `78’ development

Chicago’s tech researchers are closer to having an expensive new academic research facility after a high-profile real estate ...
The Real Deal

Plans for U of I research center in Chicago move ahead

Discovery Partners Institute gets the title to property in The 78, clearing way for construction of $250 million in academic ...
CRAIN'S CHICAGO BUSINESS

Forget swabs up the nose: Peoria’s sewage might help track down the next COVID outbreak

The sewer pipes beneath the streets of Peoria have always contained clues about the health of the community, but it ...
Peoria Journal Star

Wastewater analysis from UIC helps Chicago track COVID-19 cases, variants

Throughout the pandemic, work on wastewater inside a University of Illinois at Chicago lab has track COVID case trends for ...
ABC 7 NEWS

Scientists Scour Sewage for Coronavirus Clues

Wastewater’s gone mainstream. Epidemiologists and public health officials are using Chicago’s labyrinth of century-old sewer lines to ...
Discover Magazine

Frozen sewage slows down coronavirus surveillance

A promising new science aimed at predicting COVID-19 outbreaks in high-risk communities is running into a challenge: Chicago ...
WBEZ

The unique place researchers are looking for Covid? Wastewater

Scientists are wading through murky water to track Covid from one community to the next. The source? Wastewater. It’s ...
WGN

Is COVID-19 on airplane air filters?

Ever since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, people have become more interested in how well airplane cabins filter ...
Medical Xpress

Another Chicago winter hazard: Frozen sewage hinders COVID monitoring

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CHICAGO SUN-TIMES

How wastewater can help cities track COVID community spread

Scientists at the Argonne National Laboratory say wastewater could be the key to locating new COVID variants and learning how ...
WBEZ

Somaya named DPI’s first Edwards Scholar, faculty-in-residence

Gies Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship Deepak Somaya is looking forward to building bridges that connect technology to the marketplace ...
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