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Study: ‘Value instantiation’ key to luxury brands’ embrace of corporate social responsibility

Luxury brands and corporate social responsibility initiatives make for unlikely bedfellows – the former with their self-enhancement values, the latter with its...

New compounds block master regulator of cancer growth, metastasis

Scientists have developed new drug compounds that thwart the pro-cancer activity of FOXM1, a transcription factor that regulates the activity of dozens...

Illinois student’s puzzle to appear in The New York Times

University of Illinois student Adam Aaronson created Saturday’s crossword puzzle in The New York Times to include several interesting and fun words...

For CRISPR, tweaking DNA fragments before inserting yields highest efficiency rates yet

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — University of Illinois researchers achieved the highest reported rates of inserting genes into human cells with the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing...

Caffeine may offset some health risks of diets high in fat, sugar

A new study in rats suggests that caffeine may offset some of the negative effects of an obesogenic diet by reducing the...

Single-molecule detection of cancer markers brings liquid biopsy closer to clinic

A fast, inexpensive yet sensitive technique to detect cancer markers is bringing researchers closer to a “liquid biopsy” – a test using...

Illinois ranks No. 1 global destination for international students, leader in international education

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is the top public university in the country for international students and scholars, according to data...

Study: Healthy diet may avert nutritional problems in head, neck cancer patients

At least 90% of head and neck cancer patients develop symptoms that affect their ability or desire to eat, because of either...

Paper: Cultural variables influence consumer demand for private-label brands

New research co-written by a University of Illinois expert in consumer behavior and global marketing explores why certain segments of consumers prefer...

Experts review evidence yoga is good for the brain

Scientists have known for decades that aerobic exercise strengthens the brain and contributes to the growth of new neurons, but few studies...

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Explore rich holiday traditions from around the globe while creating your own traditions with loved ones in Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light.

[Champaign] THE 20TH ANNUAL PARADE OF LIGHTS WILL BE A VIRTUAL

CHAMPAIGN - There’s no place like home for the holidays - a classic holiday tune that will ring true this holiday season....

[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...