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 BoppartHittite class offers glimpse of Bronze Age language, technologyJan 2, 2020 10:00 am0 views Illinois students learn to write the ancient language in clay using cuneiform symbols in a Hittite class.Under a new deal, China would purchase $40 to $50 billion in U.S. ag productsJan 2, 2020 11:15 am0 views Washington Post (Dec. 30) 'If the trade deal is signed and it’s real, (we'd) be looking at a China-driven miniboom in the ag sector,' says economist Scott Irwin. But, he adds, 'I don’t even know how we’d get to that number.'Game notes for Illinois at Michigan State tonightJan 2, 2020 11:30 am0 views Illinois opens 2020 on the road, resuming Big Ten play Thursday at No. 14 Michigan State. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. CT.The world is waiting for you. Discover your Power.Jan 2, 2020 9:30 am0 views The world is waiting for you. Discover your Power.Scientists 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 productsDosunmu, Griffin lead Illini in road loss at Michigan StateJan 3, 2020 12:15 pm0 views Ayo Dosunmu had 18 points and 8 rebounds and Alan Griffin had 17 points and 9 rebounds but the Fighting Illini fell at No. 14/16 Michigan State Thursday night at Breslin Center. Despite recent tough times for farmers, cutting costs may not be a priority for '20Jan 3, 2020 12:15 pm0 views Kenosha News (Jan. 3) Illinois ag economist Scott Irwin says making big cuts could hurt farmers in the long term. He sees light at the end of the tunnel, especially in a tentative trade pact between the U.S. and China.Can 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.Illinois professor’s research looks at brain activity as it relates to yogaJan 6, 2020 12:45 pm0 views BTN (Jan. 3) 'Anecdotally, anyone you talk to will tell you it helps them. The instructors...can tell how different poses will help,' says researcher Neha Gothe. 'But there definitely needs to be more science to back it up.'Defense dominates in 63-37 victory over BoilersJan 6, 2020 8:30 am0 views Alan Griffin scored 16 points and grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds for his first career double-double. The sophomore, continues to impress despite limited playing time off the bench for Illinois.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.”Developing label-free microscopic techniques to visualize cancer cellsJan 7, 2020 4:45 pm0 views Researchers have developed an imaging technique that provides better visualization of breast cancer cells and their associated extracellular vesicles.