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An international team of researchers, including Associate Professor of Anthropology Ripan Malhi, help clarify history of migration to the Americas with an extensive sequencing study.

An international team of researchers, including Associate Professor of Anthropology Ripan Malhi, help clarify history of migration to the Americas with an extensive sequencing study.

Researchers report two hybrid sugarcanes are able to perform well at colder temperatures, staying green and converting carbon dioxide to plant matter at a steady rate.

Researchers report two hybrid sugarcanes are able to perform well at colder temperatures, staying green and converting carbon dioxide to plant matter at a steady rate.

A diverse group of researchers led by Robert Emerson Professor of Plant Biology Donald Ort proposes a roadmap to achieve global food production goals by redesigning photosynthesis.

A diverse group of researchers led by Robert Emerson Professor of Plant Biology Donald Ort proposes a roadmap to achieve global food production goals by redesigning photosynthesis.

An Illinois team led by head of Medical Information Science Bruce Schatz developed a smartphone app, MoveSense, which monitors cardiopulmonary patients by analyzing the way they walk to predict oxygen saturation levels.

An Illinois team led by head of Medical Information Science Bruce Schatz developed a smartphone app, MoveSense, which monitors cardiopulmonary patients by analyzing the way they walk to predict oxygen saturation levels.

Pollen Power! camp participants forecast a bright future for women in plant science

The IGB summer day camp Pollen Power! brought 24 middle school girls to the IGB to learn about plants, pollination and technology.

Assistant Professor of Plant Biology James O'Dwyer finds new microbial ‘family tree’ is the Google map of ecology

Assistant Professor of Plant Biology James O'Dwyer finds new microbial ‘family tree’ is the Google map of ecology.

Plant biologists, computer scientists will develop an automated measurement system using sensors mounted on drones, and analyze the resulting large data sets to facilitate development of high-yielding strains of sorghum.

Plant biologists, computer scientists will develop an automated measurement system using sensors mounted on drones, and analyze the resulting large data sets to facilitate development of high-yielding strains of sorghum.

Researchers compared genomic data needs with other big data leaders and found that genomics is poised to be a leader in data acquisition, storage, distribution and analysis.

Researchers compared genomic data needs with other big data leaders and found that genomics is poised to be a leader in data acquisition, storage, distribution and analysis.

New BD2K grant to researchers at the University of Illinois and Stanford will fund the development of more efficient genomic data compression software.

New BD2K grant to researchers at the University of Illinois and Stanford will fund the development of more efficient genomic data compression software.

University of Illinois awarded $3.1M to develop all-terrain rovers for high-throughput field phenotyping

Illinois will be the lead institution on the Mobile Energy-crop Phenotyping Platform (MEPP), working in partnership with researchers from Cornell University and Signetron Inc.