New grant from the National Institutes of Health to fund Alzheimer’s research | Carle Illinois College of Medicine

Researchers at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology will use a unique set of imaging technologies to study Alzheimer’s disease on a scale never seen before. Jonathan Swedler, Carley Illinois College of Medicine Professor of Biomedical Sciences and Translation and Professor of Chemistry, and Van Lamm, CI MED Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences … Read more

Microelectronics gives researchers a remote control for biological robots Carle Illinois College of Medicine

First, they walked. Then they saw the light. Now, mini biological robots have acquired a new trick: remote control. Hybrid “eBiobots” are the first to combine soft materials, living muscle and microelectronics, said researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Northwestern University and the collaborating institutions. They describe their centimeter-sized biological machines in the journal … Read more

College basketball highlights: Indiana, Arizona, and Illinois win the most

It was a big day of college hoops this Saturday on FOX with several All-America candidates at their best, top ten teams flexing their muscles and several teams building their resumes in the NCAA Tournament. There was a big women’s basketball showdown between Nebraska and No. 10 Iowa at Carver-Hawk Arena, as superstar Caitlin Clark … Read more

An Illinois family finds an endangered lemur in their garage

An Illinois family made an unusual home discovery when they found an endangered ring-tailed lemur inside their garage. The surprising discovery began Wednesday night when a family in Bloomington, Illinois, more than 50 miles northeast of Springfield, heard noises coming from their garage, according to the Miller Park Zoo. When the family investigated the noise … Read more

Friday’s best bets for Three-Man Wave, featuring Illinois vs. Michigan State, Purdue vs. Nebraska

The college basketball slate on Friday isn’t huge with only 13 games on the docket, but there are plenty of interesting matches across the board. This is the place Matt Cox from Three men weave Enter. Cox brought three best bets to the list of college hoops on Friday, including a MAAC rematch and two … Read more

Carly, Illinois researchers aim to improve AI models for better patient care | Carle Illinois College of Medicine

Machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) are growing in popularity in fields ranging from art to science and everything in between — including medicine and bioengineering. While these tools have the potential to make significant improvements in healthcare, the systems are not perfect. How can we identify when machine learning and AI are suggesting solutions … Read more