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Six Illinois faculty members elected AAAS Fellows

Editor’s note: This is an update to the news release originally posted Nov. 24, 2020, at 10:00 a.m., to include an additional faculty...

Team uses copper to image Alzheimer’s aggregates in the brain

A proof-of-concept study conducted in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease offers new evidence that copper isotopes can be used to detect...

Study: Gut hormones’ regulation of fat production abnormal in obesity, fatty liver disease

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Gut hormones play an important role in regulating fat production in the body. One key hormone, released a few...

Adjusting to these ‘ever-changing times’

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – My mask keeps my face warm as I make my way to the Wildlife Veterinary Epidemiology Laboratory this cold...

Paper: Value of vaccine to end COVID-19 pandemic worth 5%-15% of global wealth

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The monetary value of a vaccine that could potentially end the COVID-19 pandemic is between 5%-15% of worldwide wealth,...

Illinois theatre department films political satire with COVID-19 safety changes

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Theatre students at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign were preparing for the final round of rehearsals of a political...

Today’s catastrophic concerns shaped by past interactions between science, culture

A global pandemic, wildfires and hurricanes have made 2020 a year for catastrophic thinking, so a new book with that title seems...

Driver behavior influences traffic patterns as much as roadway design, study reports

Urban planners may soon have a new way to measure traffic congestion. By capturing the different routes by which vehicles can travel...

Study of non-COVID-19 deaths shows 2020 increase in several demographics

March through May saw a significant increase in deaths over previous years – and not just from COVID-19, says a new...

Three Illinois scientists rank among world’s most influential

Three faculty members at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been named to the 2020 Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers...

Disaster apps share personal data in violation of their privacy policies

Those in the path of a hurricane or wildfire may use an app to get alerts, communicate with first responders or let...

Study: Political representativeness affects trade union membership, influence

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A country’s political system – whether it favors cooperation and multiparty coalitions or devolves into fiefdoms rife with competitive...

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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 /...