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What will the next decade bring in science?

In the last 10 years, we saw discoveries scientists had only dreamed of—from the precise genetic engineering allowed by a little molecule...

Two UChicago scholars to be honored by Modern Language Association

Driven by an immense pedagogical curiosity, Prof. Lauren Berlant has spent more than three decades studying, analyzing and writing about what sentimentality means in American...

Purdue alum slated to graduate with NASA’s latest astronaut class

Two years after being named a NASA astronaut candidate, a Purdue University alumna is preparing to drop “candidate” from her title.

Microbubble findings could reduce chemical, water use in food processing

Cleaning and sanitizing food processing equipment requires using chemicals and copious amounts of water for rinsing those chemicals away. It’s possible –...

Shattered Buddhist statues restored with help from the OI

Some of the earliest known statues depicting the Buddha have him in startling costume—draped in the lushly folded fabric of ancient Greece...

NASA’s TESS spacecraft discovers its first habitable planet, first world with two stars

Scientists from the University of Chicago and other institutions around the world have discovered multiple new interesting worlds beyond Earth—including its first...

LOW GENETIC RISK FOR ADHD MAY PROTECT AGAINST NEGATIVE LIFE EXPERIENCES

A recent study shows that people at low genetic risk for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are not only less likely to...

Police oversight enters ‘watershed era’ of change amid cries for accountability

Amid growing public outcry over police use of force, new systems for police accountability and public oversight have taken root in cities...

With flu on the rise nationally, start your new year off safely

It might be the start of a new year, but many Americans are still battling a flu bug from last year....

UW-MADISON INVENTORS AIM TO REPLACE OLD-STYLE BREAST-SURGERY MARKER

The new system, developed by a startup called Elucent Medical, is in use at SSM Health Dean Medical Group in Madison and...

UW-MADISON STUDY FINDS WHERE YOU LIVE AFFECTS BRAIN HEALTH

The study “Neighborhood disadvantage is associated with cerebral and hippocampal volume,” was published online today in the Journal of the American Medical Association...

New quantum loop provides testbed for quantum communication technology

Scientists from Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Chicago launched a new testbed for quantum communication experiments from Argonne last week....

Anouncement

[Urbana] Learn to tap dance this spring

It's never too late to learn to tap dance! Sign up for beginning tap dance classes that...

[Urbana] Free age-friendly kitchen demonstrations!

Urbana Park District-People age 50 and better get the chance to enjoy free cooking demonstrations this winter and spring at the...

[Urbana] Sunday Morning Bird Walks return March 1

Everyone is welcome to our free Sunday Morning Bird Walks at Anita Purves Nature Center beginning March 1. All walks begin...

Ebert Film Fest to feature remastered ‘Cotton Club,’ Farrelly brothers comedy

Francis Ford Coppola’s drama set in Harlem’s legendary Cotton Club during the 1930s – remastered, restored and with added scenes and...