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Jennifer C. Greene, a Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will serve as the 2011 president of the American Evaluation Association (AEA). Fairhaven, MA (PRWEB) January 26, 2011 Jennifer C.
It isnâ€™t quite the â€œCreature from the Black Lagoon,â€ but a relatively large new species of crayfish has been found in a creek bed in Tennessee.
Researchers have determined the structure and mechanism of an enzyme that performs the crucial first step in the formation of cholesterol and a key virulence factor in staph bacteria.
Researchers report that they are the first to show in molecular detail how one gene evolved two competing functions that eventually split up â€“ via gene duplication â€“ to pursue their separate destinies.
Astronomers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), and University of Hawaii (UH) have discovered 16 close-knit pairs of supermassive black holes in merging galaxies.
University of Illinois research reports that several herbicides used on corn also have good selectivity to Miscanthus x giganteus (Giant Miscanthus), a potential bioenergy feedstock.
In one University of Illinois lab, invisibility is a matter of now you hear it, now you donâ€™t.
Four species of bumblebees that were once abundant in the United States are now close to becoming extinct, researchers said on Monday in a study confirming that the important insects are being affected globally.
A newly engineered yeast strain can simultaneously consume two types of sugar from plants to produce ethanol, researchers report.
A team of US and UK researchers have used genetic evidence to confirm that there are, in fact, two different species of African elephant, not one as previously believed.
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