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When it comes to hurricanes, there are serious gender equality issues, according to new research which reveals that storms given feminine names tend to cause significantly more deaths than those with masculine ones.
An international team of scientists have uncovered the most genetically complete human skeleton from the New World yet, dating back more than 12,000 years.
Taking inspiration from the way in which blood clots can help repair wounds, engineers from the University of Illinois have developed a new regenerating plastic capable of regrowing material to fill in cracks and holes.
Grains, legumes and other crops that provide a large percentage of the world with most of their dietary zinc and iron will have dramatically reduced concentrations of those nutrients by 2050 due to rising levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide.
Scientists have solved a decades-old medical mystery – and in the process have found a potentially less toxic way to fight invasive fungal infections, which kill about 1.5 million people a year.
The very earliest signs of a debilitating neurodegenerative disorder, in which physical symptoms are not apparent until the fifth decade of life, are detectable in individuals as young as 30 years old using a new, sophisticated type of neuroimaging.
One state’s citizens are collectively more agreeable and another’s are more conscientious. Could that influence how each state is governed?
In “What if he’d had the Good Stuff? Adams, Prohibition and Political Cannabinoid Science,” Bryan W.
Journalism prize to be presented tomorrow by the University of Illinois; Ebertfest kicking off April 23 with screening of documentary "Life Itself" CHICAGO, Feb.
Look out, super glue and paint thinner. Thanks to new dynamic materials developed at the University of Illinois, removable paint and self-healing plastics soon could be household products.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.