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Like naked mole-rats (Heterocephalus gaber), blind mole-rats (of the genus Spalax) live underground in low-oxygen environments, are long-lived and resistant to cancer.
A team of scientists, led by University of Illinois physicist Peter Schiffer, has reported direct visualization of magnetic charge crystallization in an artificial spin ice material, a first in the study of a relatively new class of frustrated artificial magnetic materials-by-design known as “Artificial Spin Ice.”
Using a new analytical methodology--a coupled micro-computed X-ray tomography (MicroCT) and microfluidic-based electrochemical analysis--researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are gaining new insights into electrode structure-performance relationships for energy conversion and storage devices.
University of Illinois professor discussed barriers and opportunities to meeting food and bioenergy demands in 2030 at the AAAS Charles Valentine Riley Memorial Lecture.
A new study indicates that aerobic exercise can lessen – or worsen – the symptoms of inflammatory bowel diseases such as ulcerative colitis, depending on the circumstances under which the exercise is undertaken.
Athletico Physical Therapy and University of Illinois Athletics announce a new partnership naming Athletico as the exclusive and Official Athletic Training Provider of the University of Illinois.
Researchers at Harvard University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have successfully used 3D printing to make lithium-ion microbatteries the size of a grain of sand.
Spending twenty minutes in one popular form of yoga is better for your brain than participating in vigorous exercise over the same amount of time.
Researchers report that a single, 20-minute session of Hatha yoga significantly improved participants' speed and accuracy on tests of working memory and inhibitory control, two measures of brain function associated with the ability to maintain focus and take in, retain and use new information.