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This Snapchat-Like App Shows You How Crowded the Bar Is Before...

A new Chicago-based app wants you to never go to a lame bar again. Current Nightlife lets you discover the vibe of local bars and clubs...

This Sports Betting App Wants to Get You Ready for Vegas

There are plenty of reasons why startups pivot. For Bait founder Ian Peacock, it came after a harshly worded, all-caps letter from Venmo's legal...

This Startup Wants to End Illinois’ Rape Kit Testing Backlog

One person in the United States is sexually assaulted every 98 seconds, according to RAINN, the country's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN also found...

This UIUC Startup’s ‘Sun Buckets’ Can Cook Your Food Without Any...

Close to 40% of the world’s population relies on solid fuel sources for cooking, rather than electric or gas appliances, like microwaves, ovens and...

This UChicago Startup Is Developing A Cure For Food Allergies

Chances are we all know someone allergic to any one of either milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, fish, or shellfish, which are...

This Startup Wants To Make Your Utility Company More Efficient and...

Think back to the last time you experienced a power outage. Ever looked across the street to another house or apartment building, and seen...

MarketSquare Aims to Sell Gently Used Luxury Furniture at Ikea Prices

Founder Bryon Finke, who also cofounded Home Chef, believes furniture is the next frontier in e-commerce.

In Hopes of Preventing Errors, This Startup is Creating Realistic Surgery...

An estimated 250,000 deaths occur every year due to medical errors — almost half of these in the operating room. This might even be a...

aLoo’s Device Helps Prevent Backwash Contamination in Bottle Feeding

And the startup surpassed its $15,000 Kickstarter goal in just over a week.

This UChicago Technology Could Transform Diagnoses of Cellular Diseases

In the human body, the lysosome is often referred to as the stomach of the cell -- eating up and recycling old cellular material. A...

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