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Illinois researchers Aimy Wissa, Marianne Alleyne and Ophelia Bolmin.
Posted February 1, 2021
Click beetles can propel themselves more than 20 body lengths into the air, and they do so without using their legs. While the jump’s motion has been studied in depth, the physical mechanisms that...
Composite photo of the CRISPR-Cas9 Illinois research team.
Posted January 30, 2021
Researchers used single-molecule imaging to compare the genome-editing tools CRISPR-Cas9 and TALEN. Their experiments revealed that TALEN is up to five times more efficient than CRISPR-Cas9 in parts...
Graduate student Junghwan Kim stands in front of a building on the Illinois campus.
Posted January 28, 2021
Culture, civic-mindedness and privacy concerns influence how willing people are to share personal location information to help stem the transmission of COVID-19 in their communities, a new study...


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