University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign  
Medicine Dec 8, 2017
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Areas of hypoxia, or low oxygen in tissue, are hallmarks of fast-growing cancers and of blockages or narrowing in blood vessels, such as stroke or peripheral artery disease. University of Illinois researchers have developed a way to find hypoxic spots noninvasively in real time.
Law Dec 7, 2017

New accounts of sexual harassment by powerful men appear almost daily.

Medicine Dec 4, 2017

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Two studies - one in mice and the other in human subjects - offer the first definitive evidence that exercise alone can change the composition of microbes in the gut.

Law Nov 29, 2017

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Prior research has established that society appears to accord less forgiveness to African-Americans when they arrive in bankruptcy court: Proceedings take longer, cost more and typically lead to lower levels of debt relief.

Careers Nov 27, 2017

Suja Thomas is the Peer and Sarah Pedersen Professor of Law at Illinois and co-author of the book “Unequal: How America's Courts Undermine Discrimination Law.” Thomas spoke with News Bu

Life Sciences Dec 6, 2017
Life Sciences

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A new study finds that viruses share some genes exclusively with cells that are not their hosts.

Media Nov 29, 2017

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The more you know about the news media and how it works, the less likely you are to believe conspiracy theories - even ones you might find politically tempting.

Medicine Nov 27, 2017

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — University of Illinois researchers are sending tiny drug-laden nanoparticles on a mission to seek and destroy cancer stem cells, the elusive and rare cells that can cause cancer to come back even when years have passed since the initial tumor was treated.

Medicine Nov 27, 2017

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A drug that spurs cancer cells to self-destruct has been cleared for use in a clinical trial of patients with anaplastic astrocytoma, a rare malignant brain tumor, and glioblastoma multiforme, an aggressive late-stage cancer of the brain.

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