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Gene activity changes in response to dietary changes in foraging honey bees, researchers found.

IGB director Gene Robinson led a study of the changes in gene activity that accompany changes in the honey bee diet.

Twenty-six girls from around East Central Illinois participated in the second year of IGB's week-long science day camp, Pollen Power!

Twenty-six girls from around East Central Illinois participated in the second year of IGB's week-long science day camp, Pollen Power!

Associate professor of anthropology Ripan Malhi featured on Day of Archaeology website in article "Molecular Archeology Puts Artifacts in Perspective."

Associate professor of anthropology Ripan Malhi featured on Day of Archaeology website in article "Molecular Archeology Puts Artifacts in Perspective."

University of Illinois researchers have developed a new technique to quickly uncover novel, medically relevant products produced by bacteria.

University of Illinois researchers have developed a new technique to quickly uncover novel, medically relevant products produced by bacteria.

Professor of Physics Nigel Goldenfeld interviews with Susan Mazur of Huffington Post on evolution, Carl Woese, and the need for a theory of life.

Professor of Physics Nigel Goldenfeld interviews with Susan Mazur of Huffington Post on evolution, Carl Woese, and the need for a theory of life.

Registration open for University of Illinois MOOC (massively open online course) on how life emerged on Earth.

Registration open for University of Illinois MOOC (massively open online course) on how life emerged on Earth.

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has named Jeffrey S. Moore, the Murchison-Mallory Professor of Chemistry, an HHMI Professor.

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has named Jeffrey S. Moore, the Murchison-Mallory Professor of Chemistry, an HHMI Professor.

Professor Ning Wang led a team that found the precise combination of mechanical forces, chemistry and timing to help stem cells differentiate into three germ layers, the first step toward developing specialized tissues and organs.

Team finds technique for first step toward developing specialized tissues and organs from stem cells.

University of Illinois researchers establish the university's first rice paddy to test rice performance in Illinois and at Kyoto University in Japan.

Transnational rice study on photosynthesis could improve international food security.

A new nanoparticle design, inspired by cell membranes, has led to clearer MRI images and paved the way for better diagnostic tools.

A new nanoparticle design, inspired by cell membranes, has led to clearer MRI images and paved the way for better diagnostic tools.