04/17/2019 - Hakai Magazine (Campbell River, Canada, April 17) – Mark Hauber, an animal behavior researcher at the U. of I., has discovered that year after year a female common murre will produce an egg with a shell pattern that has an individualized, recognizable pattern that is nearly identical to her previous eggs by manipulating just two pigments.
04/11/2019 - Featured in the April 10 Daily Illini, Aadeel Akhtar, founder of PSYONIC, is featured for the bionic hand he has been working on and is currently produced by PSYONIC. He states, “Our prosthetic hand is actually faster, smaller and stronger than all the other prosthetic hands that are out there...
04/11/2019 - On April 10, Associate Professor's Dan Llano, MIP and Stephanie Ceman, CDB, debated before the Neuroscience Program weekly seminar audience as to whether they believed beta-amyloid plaques cause Alzheimer's disease.
- Mouse study reveals how chronic stress promotes breast cancer stem cells, identifies vitamin C as effective therapy
02/18/2019 - URBANA, Ill. – Cancer: The word alone evokes dread, anxiety, and fear. Accordingly, many women living with the disease and undergoing treatment experience chronic stress and depression.
- Systems Biology Understanding of the Effects of Lithium on Affective and Neurodegenerative Disorders
02/18/2019 - Lithium has many widely varying biochemical and phenomenological effects, suggesting that a systems biology approach is required to understand its action.
02/11/2019 - Professor earns award for tinnitus research: Tinnitus is one of the most common health conditions in the United States, affecting an estimated 45 million Americans, according to the American Tinni
02/06/2019 - BIOMIMICRY - PBS News Hour: Rashid Bashir, a professor of electrical and computer engineering and bioengineering at Illinois, and his team are developing bio-bots that move using real muscles activ
01/30/2019 - Aditi Das, assistant professor in the
01/17/2019 - The Zhang lab recently published a paper in Cell Chemical Biology titled "Optogenetic delineation of receptor tyr
01/10/2019 - GENETICS: Gizmodo(Sydney, Jan. 10) – Monogamy may have a telltale signature of gene activity, according to a study by two researchers at the University of Texas, Austin.
01/09/2019 - ANIMAL BIOLOGY - Audubon (New York City, Jan.
01/08/2019 - Science (Washington, D.C., Jan. 7)–Monogamy may have a telltale signature of gene activity, according to two researchers at the University of Texas, Austin.
- Menthol stereoisomers exhibit different effects on α4β2 nAChR upregulation and dopamine neuron spontaneous firing
01/08/2019 - e-Neuro New Research: Menthol is the most popular flavor used in all forms of tobacco products.
01/03/2019 - IFL Science! (London, Jan. 3) – Baby birds can recognize parents’ songs while still in the egg, according to new research performed at the U. of I.
12/24/2018 - Congratulations to Neuroscience Faculty Emeritus, Rhanor Gillette and Graduate Student, Ekaterina Gribkova on "Implementing Goal-Directe