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Proton therapy lowers risk of side effects in cancer patients

Proton therapy leads to a significantly lower risk of side effects severe enough to lead to unplanned hospitalizations for cancer patients when compared...

Five events to watch for in January

With winter sweeping in and a new semester imminent, January follows the slowdown of the holiday season with lectures, performances, and new...

A new link between fear, imitation, and antisocial behavior in children

Why do some children have more difficulties understanding others’ emotions or feeling sorry after misbehaving? Why do some act out in certain...

New intervention for ‘aging out’ youth from foster care

A new treatment manual by Johanna Greeson, a leading child welfare scholar at Penn,provides child welfare professionals and organizations with the vision and...

Surprise to some parents, adolescent brains ARE wired for self-control

The human brain is organized into circuits that develop from childhood through adulthood to support executive function—critical behaviors like self-control, decision making,...

Padilla rings in New Year with Ivy ovation

Kayla Padilla and the women’s basketball team travelled to Hawaii for the New Year and returned to the mainland with their ninth and 10th wins...

The religious battle over birth control and the unpleasant motivation that fueled it

Concerns around sex and gender have divided American religious groups for more than a century, but sociologist Melissa Wilde wanted to understand which hot-button...

Self-awareness is the key to more effective team discussions

When we’re unsure of an answer to a question or need help solving a problem, we often turn to our coworkers for...

When automotive assembly plants close, deaths from opioid overdoses rise

Closing of local automotive assembly plants may lead to increases in deaths from opioid overdose, according to a study led by researchers...

Coral reef resilience

Mass coral-bleaching events, which occur when high ocean temperatures cause coral to expel the algae that dwell inside them, are a relatively...

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...

Understanding how information flows into and out of Gitmo

The United States detention center at Guantánamo Bay Naval Base has a library for detainees that includes thousands of books. Noam Chomsky’s...

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...