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University of Chicago researchers receive new supplemental awards to counter gender bias in NIH-funded research

University of Chicago researchers receive new supplemental awards to counter gender bias in NIH-funded research

September 2014 Five University of Chicago research projects are receiving supplemental funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as part of a $10.1 million investment to explore the effects of gender in preclinical and clinical studies. A total of 82 supplemental grants were awarded Tuesday.

Lawyer: Unborn Child of Bali Murder Suspect is "Well-Formed"

Lawyer: Unborn Child of Bali Murder Suspect is "Well-Formed"

08/13/14: The body of 62-year-old Sheila von Wiese-Mack was discovered on Tuesday in a suitcase in the back of a taxi, parked at the prestigious St. Regis Hotel in Denpasar.

Mom Left Child Alone in Store to Hide From Police: Cops

Mom Left Child Alone in Store to Hide From Police: Cops

In clockwise order from top left: Kiana James, Tyesha Wright, Niya Tucker, Deonte Ballard. An alleged shoplifter reportedly left her child alone in an Indiana store while she attempted to hide from police, according to authorities.

Forte Does Little Things Right in Bears Win

Forte Does Little Things Right in Bears Win

Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte (22) is tackled by New York Jets free safety Antonio Allen (39) in the third quarter of an NFL football game, Monday, Sept. 22.

Bobby Rush: African-Americans Should Get ’35 to 40 Percent’ of CTA’s 95th Street Construction Jobs

Bobby Rush: African-Americans Should Get ’35 to 40 Percent’ of CTA’s 95th Street Construction Jobs

Illinois congressman Bobby Rush, a Democrat whose district encompasses a portion of Chicago’s South Side, is giving the Chicago Transit Authority until Friday to make a decision on his request that African-Americans be guaranteed “35 to 40 percent” of the estimated 700 job opportunities to be created by the much-touted new 95th Street Red Line terminal. “When they did the Red Line renovation, that kind of turned the corner on minority participation, but we are poised to fight if we have to fight,” Rush said Monday during a ground-breaking event, the Sun-Times reports .

Emanuel Wants to Decriminalize Marijuana Statewide

Emanuel Wants to Decriminalize Marijuana Statewide

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel reportedly wants to decriminalize marijuana possession across the state, reducing the penalty to a misdemeanor for those caught with 1 gram or less of a controlled substance. The Chicago Tribune , citing City Hall sources familiar with the plan, reports Emanuel plans to call on state lawmakers at a legislative hearing Tuesday.

Firefighters Battle Three-Alarm Fire in Little Village

Firefighters Battle Three-Alarm Fire in Little Village

NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox 9/23/14: Firefighters battle a 3-11 alarm fire in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood. Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014 • Updated at 8:18 AM CDT Firefighters battled a 3-11 alarm fire in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood.

Archbishop-Designate Cupich Returns to Chicago

Archbishop-Designate Cupich Returns to Chicago

9/22/2014: Incoming cardinal has not decided where he will live in the city. NBC 5′s Mary Ann Ahern reports.

Archbishop-Designate Cupich Back in Chicago

Archbishop-Designate Cupich Back in Chicago

unable to retrieve full-text content 9/22/2014: NBC 5′s Mary Ann Ahern Speaks to Blase Cupich one-on-one as he arrives back in Chicago.

Bears vs. Jets: 5 Players to Watch Monday

Bears vs. Jets: 5 Players to Watch Monday

CHICAGO, IL – AUGUST 15: Jonathan Bostic #57 of the Chicago Bears moves with the play against the San Diego Chargers at Soldier Field on August 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Bears defeated the Chargers 33-28.

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