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Secondary structures in DNA are associated with cancer

A new cancer study reports that DNA manifested as knot-like folds and third rungs between DNA’s two strands may drive cancer development...

Volumetrics ranked No. 1 weight loss diet

People hoping to get in shape and eat healthier this year may want to try Volumetrics, the diet plan that was ranked...

Honeydew contaminated with systemic insecticides threatens beneficial insects

Neonicotinoids and other systemic insecticides can contaminate honeydew, which is an important food source for beneficial insects in agroecosystems, according to an...

GAZING AT GALAXIES

UD engineering grad Elaine Stewart helped prepare the James Webb Space Telescope

Engineering A Cure For Cancer, with Jeffrey Hubbell and Melody Swartz (Ep. 83)

The race to cure cancer has been running a long time, but two University of Chicago scientists are working to bring that...

New learning tool: Click a button and dive under the skin of chemotherapy patients

A team of faculty from the University of Michigan Center of Academic Innovation, School of Nursing and College of Pharmacy designed an...

Machine learning used to predict synthesis of complex novel materials

AI presents a roadmap to define new materials for any need, with implications in green energy and waste reduction

Ecological succession, explained

Ecological succession is the process by which the mix of species and habitat in an area changes over time. Gradually, these communities...

BUGS AND BIOCHEMISTRY

Hal White’s intellectual journey began in central Pennsylvania as a child with insects….and grass and hills and trees and even a stream...

Parker Solar Probe data bolsters theories in long-running solar riddle

Data collected by NASA’s Parker Solar Probe bolsters theories previously put by University of Michigan researchers about one of the sun’s greatest...

Earned Income Tax Credit affects intergenerational marriage and childbirth decisions, says U-M study

Children of Earned Income Tax Credit beneficiaries delayed marriage and first births, according to a new study co-authored by a University of...

BANDAGE USES BODY’S OWN ENERGY TO SPEED WOUND HEALING

The futuristic bandage, developed by Xudong Wang, professor of materials science and engineering at UW–Madison, and researched on human skin by Angela Gibson, MD,...

Anouncement

[Urbana] Check out the new sculpture at Meadowbrook Park!

Be sure to head out to Meadowbrook Park and the Timpone Family Tree Grove, and check out Suzi's Garden.  The sculpture was fabricated...

[Champaign] RESTAURANT WEEK

JAN 28 - FEB 5The Champaign County Area Restaurant Week is back! Discover local flavors at over 25 restaurants across the county...

[Urbana] Free injury screenings this winter and spring

Have nagging pain? Tweak something shoveling snow or working out? You have the chance to get a free injury...

[Champaign] ALL ABOUT MOVIES

AT THE VIRGINIA THEATRE January Is All About Movies at the Virginia Theatre. Here's what you can catch on...