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New research led by plant biology professor Andrew Leakey contradicts hypothesis about how climate change will affect food production.

New research led by plant biology professor Andrew Leakey contradicts hypothesis about how climate change will affect food production.

Psychology professor Aron Barbey (left) with colleagues conducted a new study linking blood levels of a key nutrient to brain structure and cognition in older adults.

Psychology professor Aron Barbey (left) with colleagues conducted a new study linking blood levels of a key nutrient to brain structure and cognition in older adults.

Ning Wang, Professor of Mechanical Science and Engineering and Andrew Belmont, Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology led a team that found the pathway by which physical forces drive gene expression in cells.

Ning Wang, Professor of Mechanical Science and Engineering and Andrew Belmont, Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology led a team that found the pathway by which physical forces drive gene expression in cells.

The KnowEnG Center of Excellence in partnership with the Mayo Clinic highlights an impressive two years of accomplishments during the center’s External Advisory Committee with visiting representatives from NIH.

The KnowEnG Center of Excellence in partnership with the Mayo Clinic highlights an impressive two years of accomplishments during the center’s External Advisory Committee with visiting representatives from NIH.

Using advanced imaging techniques, University of Illinois researchers have found that one class of genome-editing proteins rapidly travels along a strand of DNA like a rider on a zip line – a unique behavior among documented DNA-binding proteins.

Using advanced imaging techniques, University of Illinois researchers have found that one class of genome-editing proteins rapidly travels along a strand of DNA like a rider on a zip line.

Researchers at the IGB and from the Macro and Nanotechnology Laboratory (MNTL) are collaborating in a new research theme focusing on developing technologies to characterize tumors and monitor how they grow.

Researchers at Mayo Clinic, IGB and Macro and Nanotechnology Laboratory (MNTL) are collaborating in a new research theme focusing on using micro RNAs and nanotechnology to develop technologies to characterize and monitor tumors.

DNA evidence finds that Namibian desert elephants are not a subspecies, but rather another population of African savanna elephants in Namibia, reports lead author and Professor of Animal Sciences Alfred Roca.

DNA evidence finds that Namibian desert elephants are not a subspecies, but rather another population of African savanna elephants in Namibia, reports lead author and Professor of Animal Sciences Alfred Roca.

Illinois is leading a new center with colleagues at Mayo Clinic and the Center for Computational Biotechnology and Genomic Medicine (CCBGM) that seeks to develop a new platform for generating, interpreting, and applying genomic data for a wide variety of applications.

Illinois is leading new center with colleagues at Mayo Clinic and Center for Computational Biotechnology and Genomic Medicine (CCBGM) that seeks to develop new platform for generating, interpreting, and applying genomic data.

Department of Medical Information Science Head Bruce Schatz and researchers using mobile technology to predict pulmonary function, helping focus efforts on preventive care and population health management.

Department of Medical Information Science Head Bruce Schatz and researchers using mobile technology to predict pulmonary function, helping focus efforts on preventive care and population health management.

Illinois is leading efforts to advance cancer treatments available to dogs and humans by testing promising new approaches in companion-animal dogs with spontaneously occurring cancers.

Illinois is leading efforts to advance cancer treatments available to dogs and humans by testing promising new approaches in companion-animal dogs with spontaneously occurring cancers.