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Gonadal function in male mice disrupted by prenatal risk factors

Ananya Sen

Researchers have consistently shown that prenatal exposure to Di (2-ethyhexyl) phthalate harms the reproductive system in male mice and causes fertility defects.

IGB Profile: Marya Ornelas

Ananya Sen

The landscape surrounding the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is unlike anything else in the United States.

Woese Research Scholars announced for 2024

Ananya Sen

Sarah Kim and Vanessa Quan have been selected for the Carl R. Woese Undergraduate Research Scholar Program.

Gut microbes from aged mice induce inflammation in young mice, study finds

Diana Yates

When scientists transplanted the gut microbes of aged mice into young “germ-free” mice — raised to have no gut microbes of their own — the recipient mice experienced an increase

Molecule Maker Lab Institute unveils upgrades to AlphaSynthesis platform

Shelby Lawson

The NSF Molecule Maker Lab Institute, hosted by the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, is a cutting-edge research institute focused on advancing the creation and study of

Study reveals how 'forever chemicals' may impact heart health in older women

Lauren Quinn

New research from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has linked multiple types of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS, also known as “forever chemicals”) with inc

New antibiotic kills pathogenic bacteria, spares healthy gut microbes

Diana Yates

Researchers have developed a new antibiotic that reduced or eliminated drug-resistant bacterial infections in mouse models of acute pneumonia and sepsis while spar

Full STEAM ahead for science! Another year of STEAM TRAIN comes to completion

Shelby Lawson

What do marine ecosystems, worm regeneration, and a soccer-themed video game have in common?

Gabriel Graham selected for the 2024 Tracy Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Ananya Sen

The Mark Tracy Undergraduate Translational Research Fellowship provides undergraduate students from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign the opportunity to participate in

Why do Dyeing poison frogs tap dance?

Ananya Sen

The toe tapping behavior of various amphibians has long attracted attention from researchers and pet owners.

Researchers find unique adaptations of fungus associated with bee bread

Ananya Sen

The past attempts of honey bee researchers to inventory the fungal diversity in honey bee colonies revealed that Aspergillus flavus is frequently found in hives.