Technology

Technology

UI part of $62.5 million effort to improve medical-training devices

URBANA — A fever raging, blood pressure dropping and heart rate speeding up, the patient goes into septic shock.

What should the doctors and nurses do? Administer antibiotics and other medicines? Add fluids? Resuscitate?

Champaign launches email newsletter

CHAMPAIGN — Anyone can now sign up for a monthly, electronic newsletter from the city.

The first issue of The Champaign Insider will be emailed to subscribers on March 1, according to a press release. It will highlight different city services, projects and events.

UI engineers making cells easier to see

New product lets researchers get images of them without killing them in process

CHAMPAIGN — Biological researchers can get faster, more sensitive images of live cells and tissues thanks to a company building on technology developed at the University of Illinois.

Production recreates nascent tech from late '60s

URBANA — Bill Gates and Steve Jobs brought personal computing into our lives — but they weren't the ones who pioneered the technology.

Much of the credit for that goes to Douglas Engelbart and others at the Stanford Research Institute.

UI Extension has resources online for health care law

URBANA — With a little more than a month left before Affordable Care Act open enrollment closes, the University of Illinois Extension says it's providing an unbiased resource to help people make their health insurance choices.

Rich Warren: Some questions and answers

Questions. We have questions:

"We have a lot of VHS tapes (like the Johnny Carson's The Tonight Show). Is there any way to copy these tapes onto a DVD? They don't make a VCR any more that plays them. I have one now but when it goes south we can't watch them any more."

Monticello committee pressing to get fiber optic network running

MONTICELLO — The 72 strands of razor-thin, blazing-fast fiber optic data wire are in the ground and ready to be turned on, meaning the opportunity for higher Internet speeds than ever before in Monticello.

Illinois Ancestors: New cemetery law is pending

State Rep. Charles E.

White House announcement on UI Labs

Here is the announcement by the White House Tuesday morning about the UI Labs/Digital Lab for Manufacturing project and a second similar project.

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THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 25, 2014

 

$70 million for Digital Lab for Manufacturing brings $250 million more

CHAMPAIGN — How do you design and make a product quickly using high-quality materials? How can you get that product quickly to your customers? And how do you make the best use of your company's resources, like the employees?