01/08/2019 - e-Neuro New Research: Menthol is the most popular flavor used in all forms of tobacco products.
- Menthol stereoisomers exhibit different effects on α4β2 nAChR upregulation and dopamine neuron spontaneous firing
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.
11/01/2018 - Science, Oct. 3–Bird eggs have been admired since ancient times for their many hues and patterns, from the vivid blue of American robin eggs to the deep green-black of emu eggs.
10/24/2018 - BLASTING BIOFILMS - Design News, Oct. 24-Antibiotic-resistant infections derived from microbial films that coat medical devices and surfaces in hospitals are becoming a deadly epidemic. U. of I.
10/19/2018 - If you have ever been to a loud concert or suffered from a bad head injury, you may have experienced a constant ringing in your ear for some time afterwards, but this ringing can be a permanent iss
10/18/2018 - Science (Washington, D.C., Oct. 18) – A new study suggests that changes to the expression of a single gene could determine which bees are solitary and which are social.
10/17/2018 - Somatic stem cells are microscopic workhorses, constantly regenerating cells throughout the body: skin and the lining of the intestine, for example.
10/15/2018 - Entomology professor Gene Robinson, an international leader in honey bee research, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine “for pioneering contributions to understanding the roles of g
10/12/2018 - Mice with epilepsy have altered patterns of neuron activity in the portion of the brain that controls the reproductive endocrine system, University of Illinois researchers report in a new study.
10/10/2018 - Rashid Bashir will become the next dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign effective Nov.
10/03/2018 - A new study says glyphosate, the world’s most widely used herbicide and one long touted as harmless to animals, might be taking a toll on honey bees.