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Inspired by the Red Queen in Lewis Carroll’s Through the Looking Glass, plant biologist James O’Dwyer with collaborators from Singapore improved an ecology model to better understand evolution.

Inspired by the Red Queen in Lewis Carroll’s Through the Looking Glass, plant biologist James O’Dwyer with collaborators from Singapore improved an ecology model to better understand evolution.

Plant biologist Steve Long ponders strategies to recruit the next generation of researchers.

Plant biologist Steve Long ponders strategies to recruit the next generation of researchers.

IGB director Gene Robinson (left, with citizen scientist Paul Tenczar) led research which placed RFID tags on honey bees to track the activity of individual bees in the hive.

IGB director Gene Robinson (left, with citizen scientist Paul Tenczar) led research which placed RFID tags on honey bees to track the activity of individual bees in the hive.

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!

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.

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.