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  • Timelapse of 9.4 T MRI Scanner Magnet Drop A chevron icon indicating the ability to open this video

    Contractors delivering a Bruker 9.4 Tesla preclinical animal MRI system at the Beckman Institute on June 25, 2020.

    Read more here...
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  • Handwashing with Soap and Sanitizer A chevron icon indicating the ability to open this video

    Washing your hands is one of the simplest steps you can take to keep you and your community healthy.

    For more information, including resources to help you and your family through these unsettling times, please check out...

  • We made it. You made it. A chevron icon indicating the ability to open this video

    Chancellor Robert Jones offers some words of gratitude to the students, staff and faculty of the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign in the final days of an unprecedented year.

  • Rising to the Challenge A chevron icon indicating the ability to open this video

    University of Illinois System President Tim Killeen addresses the many ways that the U of I community is rising to the challenge of these unprecedented times to persevere in the fight against a global pandemic.

  • Happy Birthday, Arnold O. Beckman A chevron icon indicating the ability to open this video

    April 10 is chemist, inventor, and philanthropist Arnold O. Beckman's birthday. Born in 1900, Beckman lived to be 104 years old and was responsible for establishing a number of research institutes across the country -- including the Beckman...

  • Future Environments: Bio-Inspired Materials A chevron icon indicating the ability to open this video

    Jeffrey Moore discusses bio-inspired, vascularized materials and how manufacturers will take inspiration from the natural world to create better products. Moore discusses how many manufactured goods of the future will include vascular networks that...

  • "Pi Day" Number Song A chevron icon indicating the ability to open this video

    As you celebrate Pi Day (March 14)... whether it's by eating pie, looking for $3.14 deals, or discussing the mathematical constant... we thought you might enjoy this video.

  • Sex Change in the Brains of Clownfish A chevron icon indicating the ability to open this video

    Neuroscientist Justin Rhodes examines how clownfish brains change from male to female... and can have a female brain in a male body.

  • Inspiring Young Engineers at Girl's Basketball Camp A chevron icon indicating the ability to open this video

    Mariana Kersh and her Tissue Biomechanics Laboratory students teach young girls about mechanical engineering at a University of Illinois basketball camp.

    Kersh is an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Science and...

  • Is cellphone use causing people to grow horns? Illinois prof says "Nope" A chevron icon indicating the ability to open this video

    Is cellphone use causing hornlike spikes to grow on the back of people's skulls? Professor Mariana Kersh, quoted by @CNN, says the widely publicized #hornstudy doesn't back it up.

    Kersh is an assistant professor in Mechanical Science and...

  • Science Videos - 2 Million Views! A chevron icon indicating the ability to open this video

    Thanks to all our YouTube viewers for giving us over two million views! Here's a look back at some of our favorite videos since we started our channel in 2007. Don't forget to Like, Comment, and Subscribe. Let's keep it going!

  • Muscle Regrowth Improves with Pericyte Transplantation A chevron icon indicating the ability to open this video

    Professor Marni Boppart describes her research in skeletal muscle regrowth. By injecting cells that support blood vessel growth into muscles depleted by inactivity, researchers say they are able to help restore muscle mass lost as a result of...

  • Future Environments: Energy Everywhere A chevron icon indicating the ability to open this video

    From cell phones to electric cars, society is more and more dependent on reliable and portable energy. University of Illinois Professor Nancy Sottos discusses green energy and our ever-growing need for energy storage.

    Sottos is a...

  • Quantum Rhapsodies, a live performance exploring quantum physics and its role in our universe A chevron icon indicating the ability to open this video

    Join us for the premiere of Quantum Rhapsodies the evening of Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology.
    Reception at 5 p.m., performance at 6 p.m., meet and greet with the creators at 7 p.m.