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...
- 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.
- 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.
01/08/2019 - 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.
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
12/20/2018 - Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have created a new technology to track tumor development within human breast tissue, a study says.
- Ambitious Project to Sequence Genomes of 1.5 Million Species Kicks Off, The Earth BioGenome Project promises to revolutionize biology
11/06/2018 - Smithsonian (Washington, D.C., Nov. 5) – Last week, a global consortium of scientists, including U. of I.