The next evolution of science is not happening in a lab, but in a basement in a rural Florida county. Thanks to online crowdsourcing, thousands of non-scientists can visit a site called Notes From Nature and lend a hand to university researchers cataloging their collections, from bark to bugs.
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Washington University in St. Louis have developed a new device that may one day help prevent heart attacks.
Anyone who has ever drizzled, doused or — heck — drenched their food with Sriracha knows the hot sauce can make almost any dish taste better.
The White House has awarded a University of Illinois researcher the highest government honor given to scientists and engineers in their early careers.
Two astronauts --- one of them a University of Illinois graduate --- ended their spacewalk outside the International Space Station a bit early on Saturday, because they managed to finish their work sooner than expected.
A University of Illinois graduate who is an astronaut on the International Space Station is going to take a walk in space.
Methane is the source of the gas we burn in stoves. You can also use it to make plastics, anti-freeze or fertilizer. It comes out of underground deposits, but it also seeps up from swamps, landfills, even the stomachs of cows.
Scientists have a new idea for beating HIV: Target the virus with guided missiles called monoclonal antibodies.
A NASA astronaut who graduated from the University of Illinois spoke to U of I students on Tuesday from orbit.
Illinois Wesleyan University's observatory is now certified by Minor Planet Center at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory.