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2014-06-17 12:32:58

Next-Generation Learning Environment Will Support Over 40,000 Students WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has reaffirmed their partnership

Electronic Tattoo Monitors Brain, Heart and Muscles
2012-01-30 09:52:29

Imagine if there were electronics able to prevent epileptic seizures before they happen. Or electronics that could be placed on the surface of a beating heart to monitor its functions.

New Self-Healing Fluids Could Prevent Cracks In Material
2011-09-29 12:32:48

Researchers have found a way to pump self-healing fluids around a material similar to an animal's blood circulation.

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2010-07-19 08:54:23

Researchers are developing a new kind of DNA sequencer that will make the dream of "reading" a person’s genetic code for less than $1,000 a reality.

2010-02-26 07:10:27

Scientists at the Naval Research Laboratory and the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign recently reported a new technique for directly writing composites of nanoparticles and polymers.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.