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  • Posted: March 10, 2020
    The worldwide COVID-19 outbreak continues to spread, as does the uncertainty and apprehension that come with such rapidly changing circumstances and limited information. During this time, we want to do what we can to relieve stress for those impacted by sharing resources where you can find the most up-to-date information for our campus. Please see...
  • Posted: March 9, 2020
    NEW DELHI — This market street, like many others in the city, bustles with activity on a cold December morning as men and women set up shops on the sidewalks for the rest of the day. But something sets this market apart from the rest. This Sunday market is a mahila bazaar, a retail zone set aside for women vendors only. It’s a one-of-a-kind...
  • Posted: March 8, 2020
    With a new CRISPR gene-editing methodology, scientists from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign inactivated one of the genes responsible for an inherited form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis – a debilitating and fatal neurological disease for which there is no cure. The novel treatment slowed disease progression, improved muscle...
  • Posted: March 6, 2020
    A diet including daily avocado consumption improves the ability to focus attention in adults whose measurements of height and weight are categorized as overweight or obese, a new randomized control trial found. Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign conducted the 12-week study, published in the International Journal of...
  • Posted: February 10, 2020
    Artificial sweeteners such as sucralose provide the seductive taste of sweetness without the calories contained in sugar – a seeming win-win for people who need to control their blood sugar and insulin levels or weight. However, simply tasting or consuming sucralose may affect blood glucose and insulin levels on glucose tolerance tests, scientists...

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