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How do we solve the problem of agricultural nutrient runoff?

Agricultural runoff from Midwestern farms is a major contributor to a vast “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico. Nitrogen, phosphorous and...

Scientists discover how antibiotics penetrate Gram-negative bacterial cell walls

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Scientists have labored for decades to find antibiotics that work against Gram-negative bacteria, which cause some of the deadliest...

Paper: Some birds steal hair from living mammals

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Dozens of online videos document an unusual behavior among tufted titmice and their closest bird kin. A bird will...

Cancer survivors’ tongues less sensitive to tastes than those of healthy peers

Most survivors of squamous cell head and neck cancers report that their sense of taste is dulled, changed or lost during radiation...

Team cracks eggs for science

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Avian brood parasites lay their eggs in the nests of other bird species, forcing the hosts to do the...
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Dirk Trauner appointed Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor

Trauner, one of the world’s most innovative interdisciplinary chemists, will have joint appointments in the School of Arts & Sciences and in...

Class of 2022 Ivy Day

Continuing a tradition spanning nearly 150 years, this year’s ceremony celebrated leadership, service, and scholarship, with a special emphasis on resilience and...

VOA: China’s Economy Contracts Sharply in April on Lockdowns

China's retail and industrial production dropped sharply in April, as lockdowns across the country kept consumers from shopping and factories from producing...

CNN: Ukraine wins Eurovision Song Contest in wave of goodwill following invasion by Russia

Ukraine’s folk-rap group Kalush Orchestra has won this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, surfing a wave of goodwill from European nations to clinch the...