Using high-performance computing and genetic engineering to boost the photosynthetic efficiency of plants offers the best hope of increasing crop yields enough to feed a planet expected to have 9.5 billion people on it by 2050, researchers report in the journal Cell.
“The End of the Tour,” a new film about a journalist’s five insightful days with “Infinite Jest” author David Foster Wallace, will be among the featured films at this year’s Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, running April 15-19 in Champaign-Urbana.
One infrared scan can give pathologists a window into the structures and molecules inside tissues and cells, enabling fast and broad diagnostic assessments, thanks to an imaging technique developed by University of Illinois researchers and clinical partners.
A legacy of giveaways to gambling interests continues to haunt the pension system in Illinois, a leading national gambling critic and University of Illinois expert warns.
Perinatal depression screenings will be available electronically to Champaign-Urbana Public Health clients through a collaborative project led by social work professor Karen M. Tabb Dina, center. Shown with Tabb Dina are co-authors Brandon Meline, director of maternal and child health management at Public Health; and graduate student Maria Pineros-Leano.
Health care policymakers concerned about improving the management of health risks should view the pace of medical innovation as an important “lever of influence,” says Julian Reif, a professor of finance and of economics at Illinois.