A report from the US Department of Agriculture several years ago found that farmers can do more with the stems, leaves and other materials leftover after harvest than plow it back into the soil. One option is to sell it to make paper products.
President Barack Obama on Friday awarded the National Medal of Science to a group of researchers that includes University of Illinois entomologist May Berenbaum.
GasBuddy.com reports a handful of Springfield gas stations have lowered their prices to $2.99 a gallon for Regular --- with the potential for more stations following their lead.
Last month, host Janice Marie Collins, a University of Illinois journalism professor, began a conversation about some of the questions raised by the shooting of an unarmed black man in Ferguson, Missouri. That conversation continued Friday, Oct. 3, with a live special focusing on what comes next and the search for solutions.
The U.S. unemployment rate dipped below 6 percent for the first time since July 2008, with nonfarm payrolls adding 248,000 new jobs in September, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports.
JPMorgan Chase says the contact information for 76 million households and 7 million small businesses was compromised in a data breach. The company made the revelation in a filing with the Security and Exchange Commission on Thursday.
When Thomas Duncan traveled to the United States from Liberia last month, he said on an airport questionnaire that he hadn't had any contact with people infected with Ebola.
Entrepreneurs looking to get in on the business side of Illinois' new medical marijuana program are facing fierce competition. The state has come out with numbers showing just how much.
Tensions are mounting in Hong Kong. Leaders of pro-democracy protesters are threatening to try to move into government buildings unless the Beijing-backed chief executive steps down.
A renowned baritone and director of the University of Illinois’ Lyric Theater program will honor his great-grandfather as the Illinois Supreme Court unveils its new quarters next week.