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CNN: Ultrasound machines that connect to smartphones are helping doctors safely scan coronavirus patients

When Butterfly Network first began rolling out its handheld ultrasound scanners in 2018, much of the focus was on providing tools to...

BBC: Beautiful homes for extended families

What is the key to living in harmony with several generations of a family under one roof? Andrea Marechal Watson explores...

CNN: Twin girls, joined at the skull, successfully separated in 18-hour operation in Vatican hospital

A pair of conjoined twin girls with an extremely rare condition have been successfully separated at a hospital in the Vatican City.Ervina and Prefina,...

AP: ‘A hot mess’: Americans face testing delays as virus surges

With a cough and shortness of breath, it took Austin, Texas, resident Sam Lee three tries to get a COVID-19 test.

VOA: Novavax Awarded $1.6 Billion to Develop US COVID-19 Vaccine

The U.S. government has awarded a $1.6 billion contract to Novavax, Inc. to develop a coronavirus vaccine. The award...

PETMD: Homemade Dog Food: Is It Healthy to Cook for Your Dog?

Feeding your dog a meal that looks similar to what you have for dinner might be an appealing alternative to offering commercial...

CNN: An Italian glacier is turning pink. And that’s not good news

A glacier in Italy is turning pink because of algae -- a development that will make the ice melt faster, a scientist studying the phenomenon...

BBC: ‘Horrible’ offices look to tempt back workers

"Many of us spend most of our waking lives in offices and typically they're horrible," says Maciej Markowski, chief executive of spaceOS,...

VOA: WHO Experts Admit COVID-19 Can Spread Through Air

Experts at the World Health Organization (WHO) Tuesday acknowledged there is growing evidence the coronavirus can spread through the air and said...

NPR: As Americans Avoided Restaurants And Doctors’ Offices, Those Businesses Got Loans

Restaurants, car-dealers and lawyers were among the businesses that borrowed the most from a federal program to save jobs during the pandemic.

BBC: TikTok: Chinese app may be banned in US, says Pompeo

Would you recommend downloading TikTok? Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was asked that question on Monday night on Fox News.

BBC: Australia’s answer to the Northern Lights

“Can you remind me why we’re here?” my husband asked, sounding slightly annoyed. I’d promised him a mini break by the sea,...

Anouncement

Illinois Community Pledge provides common focus on COVID-19 safety

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students, faculty members and staff are invited to sign a voluntary pledge that reinforces the need for...

[Illinois] Eight projects awarded funding for AI research to mitigate COVID-19

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Eight University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign projects are among 26 to receive the first C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute awards for artificial...

Research Park Offers FREE Technology Training Program, Application Now Open

CHAMPAIGN -- The University of Illinois Research Park is launching a free technology training program to increase skills in programming and data...

[Illinois] Tests optional for fall 2021 freshman applicants

Students applying for fall 2021 freshman admission to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will not be required to submit SAT or...