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New quantum loop provides testbed for quantum communication technology

Scientists from Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Chicago launched a new testbed for quantum communication experiments from Argonne last week....

Deep learning, 3D technology to improve structure modeling for protein interactions, create better drugs

Proteins are often called the working molecules of the human body. A typical body has more than 20,000 different types of proteins,...

Synthetic neurons project offers platform for disease treatment, further brain research

The body can recover from many things, but the damage caused by Parkinson’s disease isn’t one of them.

Keeping your immune system healthy is a way to keep the flu bug away

Getting a good night’s sleep and maintaining a healthy lifestyle are two ways to battle the flu bug, as its presence increases...

A technology devised to help reduce injection pain, swelling from some best-selling drugs

Eight of the top 10 selling drugs in the United States are biologics, which are produced from living organisms or certain components...

Interest in presidential eating habits may affect the public’s food choices

From presidential physicals to sudden health scares, the health of the commander in chief garners a lot of media attention in the...

Proton therapy lowers risk of side effects in cancer patients

Proton therapy leads to a significantly lower risk of side effects severe enough to lead to unplanned hospitalizations for cancer patients when compared...

A new link between fear, imitation, and antisocial behavior in children

Why do some children have more difficulties understanding others’ emotions or feeling sorry after misbehaving? Why do some act out in certain...

Disorderly DNA helps cancer cells evade treatment

Each cell in the human body holds a full two meters of DNA. In order for that DNA to fit into the...

New intervention for ‘aging out’ youth from foster care

A new treatment manual by Johanna Greeson, a leading child welfare scholar at Penn,provides child welfare professionals and organizations with the vision and...

Surprise to some parents, adolescent brains ARE wired for self-control

The human brain is organized into circuits that develop from childhood through adulthood to support executive function—critical behaviors like self-control, decision making,...

The religious battle over birth control and the unpleasant motivation that fueled it

Concerns around sex and gender have divided American religious groups for more than a century, but sociologist Melissa Wilde wanted to understand which hot-button...

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[Urbana] Halloween masquerade car parade

Wednesday, October 28Rain Date: Thursday, October 29Decorate: 5-7pm ~ Parade Start: 7:30pmMarket Place Mall Parking LotAll AgesFree! We're...

[Illinois] Verizon 5G Innovation Hub Opens at Research Park

CHAMPAIGN — Verizon Business continues to accelerate the development of real-world 5G use cases with the rollout of its latest 5G Innovation Hub at...