woman sleeping
(RelaxingMusic/flickr)
February 26, 2013

Bad Sleep ‘Dramatically’ Alters Body

A run of poor sleep can have a potentially profound effect on the internal workings of the human body, say UK researchers.


Lawrence Bonassar
(AP Photo/Lindsay France, Cornell University)
February 21, 2013

Scientists Use 3-D Printing to Help Grow An Ear

Printing out body parts? Cornell University researchers showed it's possible by creating a replacement ear using a 3-D printer and injections of living cells.


October 31, 2012

State Approves Carle Emergency Expansion

The state of Illinois has signed off on Carle Foundation Hospital’s request to expand its emergency department, adding 14,000 square feet and 17 more acute beds.


October 24, 2012

LED Inventor Honored by Gov. Quinn

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn on Wednesday honored world-renowned physicist Nick Holonyak, Jr, who is the inventor of the first practical light-emitting diode, or LED.


October 11, 2012

Bugs Help Plants Tolerate Drought, Frost

A new study shows bugs, even those that feed on crops, might not always be a bad thing for farmers. It is possible some could ultimately do more good than harm to the plants they feed on, by helping them pull through hardships like this year's drought.


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