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DNA nets capture COVID-19 virus in low-cost rapid-testing platform

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Tiny nets woven from DNA strands can ensnare the spike protein of the virus that causes COVID-19, lighting up...

COVID-19 virus spike protein flexibility improved by human cell’s own modifications

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — When the coronavirus causing COVID-19 infects human cells, the cell’s protein-processing machinery makes modifications to the spike protein that...

VOA: Japan Supports WHO During COVID-19 Pandemic

Japanese President Shinzo Abe said Friday he absolutely would not think of reducing funding for the World Health Organization (WHO) at a...

VOA: Indonesian Neighborhood Uses ‘Ghosts’ to Scare People Back Home

A neighborhood in Indonesia's central Java province has deployed a group of volunteer “ghosts” to patrol the streets and scare people into...
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Project to reconnect Native American tribes with historic hide painting, artistic tradition

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The Native American tribes that once called Illinois home painted deer and bison hides with stories and symbols that...

What’s the business potential of the metaverse?

Robert Brunner is the associate dean for innovation and chief disruption officer at the Gies College of Business at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Brunner...

Study: COVID-19 policies harmed minority women’s perinatal experiences, magnified inequities

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Black, Indigenous and other women of color who were pregnant or gave birth during the pandemic said these experiences...

Study shows the power of ‘thank you’ for couples

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Gratitude has been a trendy sentiment in recent years – sparking an industry of journals, knickknacks and T-shirts touting...