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CHICAGO, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- A clean coal portfolio in Illinois will create thousands of new jobs in the coming years and send a positive ripple effect throughout the Illinois economy, according to a new study released by the Illinois Chamber Foundation today.
Thanks to an interdisciplinary team of researchers, scientists now have a more complete understanding of one of the human bodyâ€™s most vital structures: the red blood cell.
They can't wait to do computational chemistry at a quadrillion calculations per second.
University investment decisions can deepen job losses and other financial cuts when market collapses carve into budget-supporting endowment funds, a new study by the National Bureau of Economic Research found.
Researchers at the University of Illinois have identified a potential drug target for the treatment of Alzheimerâ€™s disease: a receptor that is embedded in the membrane of neurons and other cells.
They were illiterate farmers, builders and servants, but Maya commoners found a way to record their own history â€“ by burying it within their homes.
Although it looks small and unassuming, the tiny origami crane sitting in a sample dish in University of Illinois professor Jennifer Lewis' lab heralds a new method for creating complex three-dimensional structures for biocompatible devices, microscaffolding and other microsystems.
The 1996 US Farm Bill eliminated many acreage restrictions, thereby allowing farmers to plant what they believe to be their most competitive crops.
If you think Facebook, Twitter and other Web sites that foster online communication and interaction are merely vapid echo chambers of self-promotion, think again, say two University of Illinois professors who study computer-mediated communication and the Internet.
A team of cardiologists, materials scientists, and bioengineers have created and tested a new type of implantable device for measuring the heart's electrical output that they say is a vast improvement over current devices.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.