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Chicago magazine is on the hunt for the city's most innovative people, projects, products, and ideas. We're looking for scientists, doctors, chefs, entrepreneurs, artists, and anyone else who's changing the world. Whether it's a medical breakthrough at Northwestern Memorial or a killer new app from Chicago's tech community, we want to know about it. Send your submissions on Chicago's newest and best innovations to Emmet Sullivan ( with the subject line "Best Innovations."