'I worry that these latest betrayals of trust will lead another generation to conclude that our world will forever remain neither just nor fair if you are born Black. I do not want senseless deaths to be further compounded by a wholesale theft of hope and optimism.'
'In September 2021, we’ll celebrate the 50th anniversary of the invention of the MRI. We hope to have the world here to celebrate the MRI and its impact.'
You can take it with you. Ever improving technology offers a variety of portable computing options from jumbo smartphones to tablets to a range of Windows and Mac laptops. Each fills a niche as our needs for communication and computing vary.
Normally, we reserve this space for the latest whizbang technologies and devices. Today, we veer to how this gear reaches you. Neighbors create community. Local merchants enrich our community, and they are your neighbors. In an era when big box stores obliterate local merchants, three locall…
A daily question for Champaign-Urbana Public Health District's Julie Pryde
Perry Morris, an emeritus board member who has been involved with the Orpheum since the campaign to save it began in 1989, said while the closure 'is especially disappointing,' he is 'very optimistic that the theater can once again have a new life.'
URBANA — The University of Illinois’ National Center for Supercomputing Applications received a $10 million federal grant to deploy a next-generation computing program called Delta.
Five gee oh gee oh gee! In the annals of history few technologies inspired as much disinformation and confusion as 5G (fifth generation) cellular.
On top of a pandemic that has affected their operations, at least two local public agencies this spring have had to deal with cyberattacks that debilitated their information technology systems for several days and cost them thousands of dollars.
The first phase of the research was a small pilot study to see if older adults both with and without mild cognitive impairment could use OneClick on their own at home.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a good number of Rudy Frasca’s family and friends were unable to attend the innovator’s funeral Tuesday. Afterward, however, everyone had the chance to see what made him so proud of the company he built.
Owner Dennis Riggs said he was able to reopen this past week after consulting with the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District about how to do that safely.
“You can never be too rich ...” according to Wallace Simpson. Apply that to internet bandwidth, of which you can never have too much.
Indrajit Srivastava successfully pulled it off last month, the first virtual defense in the school's bioengineering department.
We continue extolling the virtues of quality, even if J.D. Power fails to award us for the effort. Many people lucky enough to remain employed now work online. You may spend your days in Zoom conferences and Skype meetings. I remain amazed at how many PBS reporters look and sound terrible wh…
The UI is using its labs to make more of the liquid components of the test, and it has sent lab machines and personnel to Carle to help process test samples.
The buses are being parked for three-hour blocks in Ivanhoe Estates, Northwood Estates and Woodland Acres in Urbana and the Shadow Wood Mobile Home Park in Champaign.
The model, developed by physicist Nigel Goldenfeld and bioengineering Professor Sergei Maslov, is among those used by Gov. J.B. Pritzker in considering his stay-at-home orders.
Superintendent Sheila Greenwood and staff members Andrew Brown and Linda Taylor have made about 75 of them thus far, and plan on donating them to area hospitals and health clinics.
Count your blessings: thousands of them. While we would prefer mobility during the central Illinois spring, remaining at home is far less onerous than it would have been just 30 years ago.
Among the problems those meeting via the videoconferencing service have encountered: People signing in with their names as racial epithets, showing pornography, and shouting derogatory phrases and racial slurs.
Meet AVATRINA, a robotic nursing assistant under development at the University of Illinois that could potentially deliver some help when the next pandemic comes along.
The Illinois RapidVent, which can be plugged into the oxygen source available in most hospital rooms or an oxygen tank, was developed in less than a week, and tests have shown it performs equivalent to commercial devices, Carle and the UI said.
Illinois’ 'flagship university system is here to help in any way possible, sharing its world-class resources to put this crisis behind us,' President Tim Killeen said in a statement.
URBANA — Like most other businesses, APL Engineered Materials Inc. ceased production and sent its employees home for two weeks following Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s stay-at-home order Friday.
Wolfram Research is headquartered in Champaign, but nearly half its workers aren't located here — instead working in 33 countries on six continents.
In a world of exaggeration and pumped up promises, testing organizations we trust rate products under optimal circumstances rarely achieved in the real world. The EPA certified that my hybrid car would deliver an average of 48 miles per gallon. The asterisk failed to note on totally flat roa…
March being Women’s History Month, we’ll spotlight glass ceiling-breaking UI alumnae throughout the next two weeks. Today: the Class of 2015’s Yemaya Bordain, whose story is one of 2,013 you’ll find at our Gies College of Business-powered website.