blog postsStrong second half sends Illinois to 62-58 win over LopesJan 1, 2018 8:00 pm0 views Leron Black scored a game-high 20 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Illinois past Grand Canyon University 62-58 on Saturday.Illinois librarian to help Puerto Rican libraries with disaster recoveryJan 2, 2018 9:30 am0 views Miriam Centeno, the collections care coordinator for the University of Illinois Library, will spend two weeks in January in Puerto Rico helping librarians assess and repair damage to their collections from Hurricane Maria.Team visualizes tumor microenvironment of human breast tissue shortly after removalJan 2, 2019 11:45 am0 views Photonics (Dec. 27) the visualization was made possible by using a new portable optical imaging system developed by lab of Professor Stephen BoppartScientists work around photosynthetic glitch, boost crop growth 40%Jan 3, 2019 1:00 pm0 views Illinios researchers have engineered a shortcut for a glitch in the photorespiration process. This shift results in crops that are 40 percent more productive in real-world agronomic conditions. Illini men set to resume B1G play at Indiana tonightJan 3, 2019 1:30 pm0 views Fighting Illini Men's Basketball resumes conference play with a pair of road games this week, beginning on Thursday night at No. 21 Indiana (6 p.m. CT)Discovering a wonderlandJan 3, 2019 4:30 pm0 views English professor explores the history of expeditions to AntarcticaUnmuting large silent genes lets bacteria produce new molecules, potential drug candidatesJan 3, 2019 5:15 pm0 views By enticing away the repressors dampening unexpressed, silent genes in Streptomyces bacteria, Illinois researchers have unlocked several large gene clusters for new natural productsCan blue-state lawmakers ban ballot access to presidential candidates who don't release taxes?Jan 4, 2017 2:30 pm0 views Vikram Amar, College of Law dean at Illinois, says that a patchwork of ballot access requirements could violate the constitution.Illinois veterinarians bring relief to New Mexico dogJan 4, 2017 9:15 am0 views when Toby's owners suspected he had breathing issues, they were fortunate their veterinarian knew where to turn: Illinois' Dr. Brendan McKiernan is an internationally renowned expert in respiratory diseases in dogs.Beckman's Visualization Laboratory is helping train local snipersJan 4, 2018 1:15 pm0 views Members of the sniper unit of the Champaign County Metropolitan Emergency Tactical Response Operations (METRO) gathered last month for an unconventional target practice that was captured on video.Illini in the NFLJan 4, 2018 1:30 pm0 views See how all 21 former Fighting Illini athletes performed in the NFL in 2017. New study says exercise may change our gut healthJan 4, 2018 2:00 pm0 views The New York Times (Jan. 3) Exercise may change the composition and activity of the trillions of microbes in our guts in ways that could improve our health over time, a new Illinois study finds.Meet the Illinois startup helping NASA, Boeing detect errors in their softwareJan 4, 2019 11:45 am0 views Chicago Inno (Jan. 3) Runtime Verification's technology can automatically detect bugs that are lurking in a company’s software and identify problems before a program crashesEnvironmental greenness may not improve student test scores, study findsJan 4, 2019 9:15 am0 views An Illinois research team found in a study of Chicago public school students that urban greenery was not associated with higher math and reading test scoresNew online master’s degree will prepare future brand leadersJan 5, 2017 9:15 am0 views This joint master's program, between Illinois’ College of Business and College of Media, aims to prepare the strategic leaders of tomorrow in an ever-changing global digital-media environment.3-D printer manufacturer promises “more innovations” later in the year...Jan 6, 2016 3:30 pm0 views Tech Times (Jan. 5) - ...including an online 3-D printing course created in collaboration with the Makerlab at Illinois. Blog: Expedition to the highest lake in the world. The WhyJan 6, 2016 9:30 am0 views "For us, this is an extreme environment. But for the microbes, this is home.” – Manfredo SeufferheldCounseling, antidepressants change personality (for the better), team reportsJan 6, 2017 1:00 pm0 views A review of 207 studies involving more than 20,000 people found that those who engaged in therapeutic interventions were, on average, significantly less neurotic and a bit more extraverted after the interventionsMen's Track opens season at the Border Battle with Iowa, MissouriJan 6, 2017 10:45 am0 views The Border Battle has seen the Illini go 3-1 in the first two meets. In the inaugural meet two years ago, the Illini beat both Missouri and Iowa. Last year the Illini split,defeating Missouri but losing to Iowa at the UI Armory.Redirected flood waters lead to unintended consequencesJan 7, 2016 12:15 pm0 views Climate scientists predict a continued pattern of extreme rainfall events in the upper Mississippi River region.Journalist Bob Woodward is first speaker in "New Lincoln Lecture" seriesJan 7, 2016 2:15 pm0 views The College of Law will host a lecture series titled “The New Lincoln Lectures: What Abraham Lincoln Means to the 21st Century.”ECE's Phil Krein named a fellow of the National Academy of InventorsJan 8, 2018 10:15 am0 views Krein made significant strides in optimizing the use of solar power as a feasible energy resource, and wrote the first undergrad text to provide an engineering framework for power electronicsPolice should be trained to consider someone’s mental status when applying force, if possibleJan 8, 2018 11:45 am0 views WBEZ-FM (Jan. 8) By doing so, officers can potentially step back and realize they don’t necessarily need to use force, according to the director of the Police Training Institute at IllinoisNew book tackles challenges of strategic brand management in global marketsJan 8, 2018 4:30 pm0 views Book co-written by a U of I business professor explores strategic brand management in a way that’s scalable from the individual entrepreneur to the multinational corporationAgricultural fungicide attracts honey bees, study findsJan 8, 2018 9:00 am0 views Reserachers found that honey bees have a slight preference for food laced with the fungicide chlorothalonil at certain concentrationsMany Midwestern retailers sell mislabeled invasive vinesJan 8, 2018 9:30 am0 views Gardeners hoping to plant American bittersweet – a native vine that produces orange berries in the fall and is used for wreaths – may be unwittingly buying an invasive bittersweet insteadA tiny implantable device detects overactivity in the bladder, uses light to reduce the urge to urinateJan 8, 2019 1:00 pm0 views Photonics (Dec. 7) Illinois researchers worked with colleagues at Washington University School of Medicine and the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern to create the deviceMore Illinois CuriositiesJan 8, 2019 12:00 pm0 views This occasional series uncovers and discovers the fascinating stories behind curiosities in the University's permanent collectionsResearchers hack plants to increase efficiencyJan 8, 2019 8:45 am0 views Mother Nature Network (Jan. 7) Illinois, DOA scientists discovered how to help plants avoid grabbing unnecessary oxygen molecules during photosynthesis, resulting in a 40% increase in biomassDoes sexual harassment training work?Jan 9, 2018 11:30 am0 views PBS Newshour (Jan. 8) Illinois' Louise Fitzgerald says ignorance of what constitutes harassment is not the problem. 'Do you reallty think grown men need to be taught not to grope their co-workers?'