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Azteca ant colonies move the same way leopards’ spots form

What could Azteca ants in coffee farms in Mexico have in common with leopards’ spots and zebras’ stripes?

A deaf child gained hearing—then lost it. Was there a better way to help?

For families with deaf children, a cochlear implant can feel like a miracle: An electronic device weighing less than an ounce, seemingly...

Newly described fossil whale represents intermediate stage between foot-powered and tail-powered swimming

A newly described fossil whale represents a new species and an important step in the evolution of whale locomotion, according to a...

Tandem tool helps students work better, participate more equitably in teams

Whether in high school or college, most of us have experienced the frustration of group work. There often is at least one...

SURVEY OF THE HEALTH OF WISCONSIN PRESENTS LATINO COMMUNITY HEALTH SURVEY AT CONFERENCE

The conference focused on lifelong learning in health care and the collaboration between primary care and population health research. Rodriguez presented on...

Inclusive play: U-M art professor leads creation of interactive game for kids with and without disabilities

While adaptive sports like powerchair football provide invaluable opportunities for children with mobility disabilities to participate in athletic events, these games are...

‘Buildings’ in human bone may hold key to stronger 3D-printed lightweight structures

What do bones and 3D-printed buildings have in common? They both have columns and beams on the inside that determine how long...

How rituals shape our world

From graduations to wedding ceremonies, baby showers to retirement parties, our lives are ordered by a series of rituals. But how do...

Using AI to analyze placenta health

Whether it’s used to detect skin cancer or diagnose diabetes, artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming a go-to solution in health care.

‘Epidermal VR’ gives technology a human touch

Imagine holding hands with a loved one on the other side of the world. Or feeling a pat on the back from...

Equal health care for all: A philosopher’s answer to a political question

Should access to health care, especially in life-threatening situations, depend on whether you can afford it? Absolutely not, says Robert C. Hughes, Wharton...

‘An Atlas for the Green New Deal’

In September of 1962, President John F. Kennedy delivered a speech urging that the United States should “go to the moon … not...

Anouncement

[Champaign] 13 Thursdays in Campustown

13THURSDAYS presented by JSM Living continues in campustown this summer now through August 12. Explore campustown by taking advantage of deals and sales at 21 participating businesses every...

[Illinois] Passes for 22nd annual ‘Ebertfest’ on sale June 7

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Passes for the 22nd annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, or “Ebertfest,” will go on sale June 7.

Media advisory: Illinois undergraduates featured in television series ‘The College Tour’

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Eleven students from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be featured in an edition of “The College Tour,”...

[Champaign] EXPLORE CAMPUSTOWN BUSINESSES ALL SUMMER WITH THE RETURN OF 13 THURSDAYS

CHAMPAIGN -- The Champaign Center Partnership invites the public to explore Campustown this summer during the return of 13 Thursdays, the annual 13-week promotion...