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Genetic loop keeps cellular clocks on time

September 22, 2014

The human body’s circadian rhythm, synced with the 24 hour day, regulates almost every physiological process. New research has illuminated the interaction between four genes that control this circadian cl...

Scratching the surface of illicit tattooing

Illegal inking: Scratching the surface of illegal tattooing

January 27, 2014

"She told me to do whatever I felt like I wanted to do, which is a really awesome gift to your tattooist."Leaning over a client with the tattoo gun buzzing in his hand, Madsen Minax prepared to freehand a piece...

Farmers market coming to Prairie District

By Kaley Fowler

April 30, 2012

As summer approaches, Chicago will host numerous farmers markets. Some locations are staples of the outdoor market scene, while others, such as the Wheeler Mansion Market, will debut this year.Wheeler Mansion, 2020 S. Calumet Ave., is a historic boutique hotel located in the South Loop’s Prairie District. The mansion will hold its first market from 4 – 8 p.m. June 6. The market will open every Wednesday through Oct. 31....

Thinking through ink

By The Columbia Chronicle

February 28, 2011

By Vanessa MortonContributing WriterIn a three-shot photo sequence, an abstract pattern of tattoo-covered arms stretch across the frames that hang on one of the gray and red walls of The Arcade in the 618 S. Michigan Ave. Building. Patrons gather closely to study the frames that resemble a contemporary version of the Sistine Chapel painting of “The Creation of Adam” by Michelangelo. This was one of the many pieces displaye...

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