12/13/2019 | My Modern Net
Chicago-based startup Cast21 has come up with a more hygienic, lightweight, and breathable alternative to the traditional plaster cast that will drastically improve the life of anyone with a broken limb.The Cast21 team is made up of a trio of engineers from the University of Illinois.
12/13/2019 | Science Board
Researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have successfully used stem cells to engineer nerve tissues as 3D models of neural networks to study brain function. The work was published in the December 3 edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
12/12/2019 | USA Today
A panel of scientists, statisticians, MLB officials and executives from a baseball manufacturer released conclusions from a study that aimed to quantify yet another massive spike in home runs in 2019. Sixty percent of the surge was attributable to a decrease in drag and 40% to a change in “launch conditions,” says Alan Nathan, a professor emeritus of physics at Illinois.