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Does hunting with lead ammunition endanger human, environmental health?

Lead ammunition poses a danger to human health through consumption of contaminated meat. It’s important to understand the properties of the ammunition...

Marching Illini director provides guidance on band safety protocols

When 50 members of the Marching Illini performed together Oct. 30 at a socially distanced centennial concert for the Altgeld Chimes at the University...

New mobile COVID-19 lab prototype completed

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The Grainger College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has completed the prototype for a mobile laboratory, called mobileSHIELD, designed...

November Dance performed on new set, livestreamed

Performers at the November Dance concert will dance for the first time on a new set, but most of their audience will watch on...

Corporations directing our attention online more than we realize

We know how search engines can favor certain results and how social media might push us into bubbles, but it’s still...

Copolymer helps remove pervasive PFAS toxins from environment

Researchers have demonstrated that they can attract, capture and destroy PFAS – a group of federally regulated substances found in everything from...

Decadeslong effort revives ancient oak woodland

Vestal Grove in the Somme Prairie Grove forest preserve in Cook County, Illinois, looks nothing like the scrubby, buckthorn-choked tangle that confronted...

Rare Book and Manuscript Library event explores history of witchcraft

Images of witches often evoke Halloween stories of green-skinned figures standing over a bubbling cauldron. But in medieval Europe, ideas about witches...

U of I virtual test assesses bioengineering students’ laboratory skills

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — When the COVID-19 pandemic forced suspension of in-person classes in early March, instructors of a bioengineering course at the...

Cicada-inspired waterproof surfaces closer to reality, researchers report

A multidisciplinary group that studies the physical and chemical properties of insect wings has demonstrated the ability to reproduce the nanostructures...

Paper: Congress must clarify limits of gene-editing technologies

Genome editing of human embryos represents one of the most contentious potential scientific applications today. But what if geneticists could sidestep the...

Exercise and nutrition regimen benefits physical, cognitive health

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Researchers studied the effects of a 12-week exercise regimen on 148 active-duty Air Force airmen, half of whom also...

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[Illinois] Enrollment open for study comparing COVID-19 testing methods

Students, faculty members and staff at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign who are asked to quarantine after COVID-19 exposure or a...

[Illinois] SOMI: IN THE ABSENCE OF THINGS | Dec 1-8

A Short Film Written and Performed by SomiDirected by Mariona LloretaTuesday, December 1, 2020 at 7pm CT/8pm ETPresented also in partnership...

[Champaign] Hometown Holiday Shop & Stroll

Dec. 1 - 20Sponsored by Christie Clinic Shop local this holiday season during our Hometown Holiday Shop &...

[Urbana] Candy House Creations at Home!

Saturday, December 5, 1-4pmMake at your house!All Ages - Under 15 with adult Get into the...