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Report shows differences in food insecurity, sustainable food purchasing between racial and ethnic groups

Black and Hispanic consumers are somewhat more likely to check food labels and much more likely to face food insecurity, according to...

Purdue’s best in Mars, planetary research

What is the importance of the red planet, Earth’s neighbor more than 150 million miles away? Looking for the latest in Mars...

COVID mortality age patterns changed significantly during pandemic

Between March 2020 and October 2021, death rates from the virus decreased for those 80 and older and increased for those 25...

Cold-survival strategies in animals: A spectrum, not either-or

Animals have three main strategies to survive the freezing temperatures of winter: migrating, remaining in place and resisting the cold, and reducing...

Novilytic secures $1.6 million seed round, continues strong momentum

 Novilytic LLC, a biochemistry analytics company that protects and secures lifesaving drugs, has completed a $1.6 million seed round in addition to...

Grant from Manufacturing PA Initiative to improve glass recycling technology

More than 12 million tons of glass are produced annually in the United States, but only 25% of glass is recycled and...

Planetary scientist helps equip rover Perseverance with 4 of the 5 human senses

For two decades, Roger Wiens has built instruments to give humans eyes and a nose on Mars – and now he’s helping...

Researchers find topological phenomena at high technologically relevant frequencies

A collaborative new study led by researchers in the School of Arts & Sciences demonstrates topological control capabilities in an acoustic system,...

Child abuse investigations may not prevent poor sexual health outcomes in girls

The Child Protective Services (CPS) system aims to investigate and intervene in cases of child abuse and neglect, but a new study...

Unprecedented videos show RNA switching ‘on’ and ‘off’

Similar to a light switch, RNA switches (called riboswitches) determine which genes turn “on” and “off.” Although this may seem like a...

Twisted vibrations enable quality control for chiral drugs and supplements

It’s not easy to be sure that drugs and supplements with twisted—or chiral—structures are turning in the correct direction. Now, twirling infrared...

What Putin’s invasion of Ukraine looks like for everyday Russians

Russian scholar examines disinformation and turmoil in his home country—and explains his decision to leave

Anouncement

Provost Cangellaris leaving Illinois to lead Saudi Arabian university

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost Andreas C. Cangellaris will leave the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in August...

[Illinois] Dump and Run

Dump and Run keeps over 30 tons of used, quality goods out of Champaign-Urbana’s dumpsters and landfills each year. This project reduces litter and...

[Urbana] Power of Parks 5k

Run Your Race: July 18 - July 29Any Location | All Ages | FREE CODE: 675 | REGULAR CODE: 676Register NOW through...

[Illinois] Get Ready for #WelcomingWeek2022

Get ready for #WelcomingWeek2022!Whether you’re an organization, individual, or local government, you can participate in the 10-year anniversary...