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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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[Urbana] Winter is Here – Fun Ways to Celebrate the Season With Your Dog

What do you do when there is snow outside and your dog needs exercise? Canine15.com offers some suggestions. There are lots of...

[Champaign] PSA: COVID-19 Vaccination Guide

Stay up-to-date with information on COVID-19 vaccinations in Champaign County. Visit the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District to learn about how the vaccine...

[Champaign] Restaurant Week 2021

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, our local restaurants need your support more than ever. In order to safely support our restaurants this winter,...

[Illinois] KRANNERT CENTER PRESENTES SCOTT SILVEN’S THE JOURNEY

Tu-Sa Feb 2-6 at 6:30pm and 8pm Su Feb 7 at 2pm and 4pm $25 /...