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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.

By listening, scientists learn how a protein folds

Diana Yates

By converting their data into sounds, scientists discovered how hydrogen bonds contribute to the lightning-fast gyrations that transform a string of amino acids into a functiona

‘Drug Depot’: A Novel Technology for Prevention of Post-Surgical Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Recurrence

Jonathan King

Hua Wang (RBTE), professor of materials science and engineering, published new research

IGB researchers awe Congress leaders with iBioFAB

Ananya Sen

The Computing Research Association, in collaboration with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and Carnegie Mellon University, hosted Members of Congress and th

Researchers enhance efficiency of CRISPR-Cas12a system using base Z

Shelby Lawson

CRISPR, (short for “clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats”), is a groundbreaking gene-editing tool that empowers scientists to finely manipulate DNA, whether

Tina Barbasch

Shelby Lawson

Decoding decisions of parental stickleback fish

Nerves prompt muscle to release factors that boost brain health

Liz Ahlberg Touchstone

Exercise prompts muscles to release molecular cargo that boosts brain cell function and connection, but the process is not well understood.

Understanding the language of proteins

Stuart Robbins

Architecturally, Large Language Models are the basis for Generative AI popularized by ChatGPT from OpenAI, and similar products from Meta, Google, Microsoft, and C3.AI.  By

Engineered increase in mesophyll conductance improves photosynthetic efficiency in field trial

RIPE Communications

It is possible to engineer increased mesophyll conductance in plants according to new research from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

IGB faculty elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Liz Ahlberg Touchstone

Five University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign faculty members, including three from the IGB, have been elected members of the