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This beetle got a boost when it partnered up with antifungal bacteria

Life is tough if you’re a beetle. Things want to eat you, and you can’t much stop them. You’re...

Cells carrying Parkinson’s mutation could lead to new model for studying disease

Parkinson’s disease researchers have used gene-editing tools to introduce the disorder’s most common genetic mutation into marmoset monkey stem cells and to...

Complex local conditions keep fields of dunes from going active all at once

Sand dunes, like many ecosystems, have more than one comfort zone. Variations in moisture, especially, can shift them from active, blowing waves...

New UW–Madison Odyssey Project program offers college credit — and hope — to people in prison

The University of Wisconsin–Madison Odyssey Project launched Odyssey Beyond Bars this fall, the campus’s first known effort to teach credit courses face-to-face to people...

Exploring Afrofuturism with Pierce Freelon

Black History Month keynote speaker Pierce Freelon discussed Afrofuturism with an enthusiastic crowd of more than 75 at Union South’s Varsity Hall...

UW-MADISON STUDY SHOWS THAT CALORIE RESTRICTION SLOWS SKELETAL MUSCLE AGING

The new study focused on muscle aging was published today in Cell Systems with first author Associate Scientist Timothy Rhoads, PhD, at the UW Department...

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...

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...

ACCESS TO MEDICARE INCREASES CANCER DETECTION, REDUCES CANCER MORTALITY RATE

“Given that the Medicare population is projected to increase from 54 million in 2015 to 80 million by 2030, and that...

SCORING SYSTEM PREDICTS SEIZURE RISK IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS

Epilepsy physician and researcher Aaron Struck, MD, is lead author of a study published today in JAMA Neurology that validates the 2HELPS2B algorithm as way of...

RYAN DENU NAMED STAT WUNDERKIND

Tennis is a huge part of medical student Ryan Denu’s life. Dating back to his days as an undergrad at the University of...

Anouncement

[Illinois] Graduates for August and December 2019, Dean’s List honorees named

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign announced Dean’s List honorees and graduates for the fall semester 2019, as well as those who...

Krannert Center COVID-19 Operations Update and Performance Cancellations

Urbana, IL—On March 11, the University of Illinois communicated new guidelines for university operations, enacted to safeguard health during current COVID-19 conditions.

Urbana-Champaign COVID-19 message to students, faculty members, staff

The message below was distributed Wednesday evening to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students, faculty members and staff.Dear Members of the University...

Urbana Park District cancels programs, events and rentals and closes buildings through April 12

The Urbana Park District has been closely following the Center for Disease Control guidelines on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and has implemented several...