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Hospital-level policies key to maximizing benefits, managing costs of robot-assisted surgery

Hospital-level operational policies regarding the most effective way to deploy a surgical robot are necessary in order to maximize clinical outcomes and...

Yearlong series brings prominent authors to campus

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A yearlong series of conversations with some of the nation’s leading authors begins this week at the University of...

Some bariatric surgery patients don’t sense heightened blood alcohol levels

A new study of 55 women found that two of the most popular forms of bariatric surgery – Roux-en-Y gastric bypass...

Building trust in a market for women vendors

NEW DELHI — This market street, like many others in the city, bustles with activity on a cold December morning as men...

Survey measured student experiences of sexual misconduct, university’s response

A 2019 survey of more than 2,000 students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign provided data on experiences of sexual misconduct...

Paper: Historical roots of birthright citizenship traced to demand for workers

A new paper from a University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign expert who studies immigration law and labor issues argues that the...

Hybrid microscope could bring digital biopsy to the clinic

By adding infrared capability to the ubiquitous, standard optical microscope, researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign hope to bring cancer...

Focus on context diminishes memory of negative events, researchers report

In a new study, researchers report they can manipulate how the brain encodes and retains emotional memories. The scientists found that focusing...

Book examines pope’s environmental encyclical, how religion can address climate change

Climate change is an issue of such concern that Pope Francis in 2015 published “Laudato Si’,” an environmental encyclical calling for protection...

Study: Tasting no-calorie sweetener may affect insulin response on glucose tolerance test

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Artificial sweeteners such as sucralose provide the seductive taste of sweetness without the calories contained in sugar – a...

Team creates game-based virtual archaeology field school

Before they can get started at their field site – a giant cave studded with stalactites, stalagmites and human artifacts – 15...

Illinois professor emerita, former professor awarded NEA translation fellowships

A University of Illinois professor emerita and a former professor have been awarded Literature Translation Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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[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...