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.
Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden will speak via videoconference to the attendees of South by Southwest Interactive Monday, and you can bet a much wider audience than just those here in Austin will be watching.
President Barack Obama has made official the recent announcement of two manufacturing hubs, including a Chicago facility to be operated by the UI Labs initiative.
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.
The University of Illinois professor who's helping lead a new digital manufacturing lab planned for Chicago says the facility will mean 50 to 70 jobs for the city, but a wealth of potential innovation for companies involved.
An initiative announced by the University of Illinois more than a year ago now has the funding to build its Chicago-based manufacturing hub.
A handful of nonprofit and for-profit groups are working to address what they see as a national education crisis: Too few of America's K-12 public schools actually teach computer science basics and fewer still offer it for credit.
The Illinois Attorney General told members of Congress that federal lawmakers need to take steps to better protect people's personal information.
Facebook, Microsoft, Google and LinkedIn released updated details on the number of times the U.S. government asked the companies to turn over information about its users.
University of Illinois President Robert Easter and Trustees Chair Chris Kennedy have weighed in on this week’s verbal abuse on social media against the Urbana campus chancellor.