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  • Graduate Students Make Nasal Swabs for COVID-19 Testing A chevron icon indicating the ability to open this video

    In honor of Graduate Student Appreciation Week, learn how students at the Beckman Institute raced to fabricate nasal swabs needed for COVID-19 testing.

  • Using Eye Tracking to Study Infant Behavior A chevron icon indicating the ability to open this video

    Researchers at the Children's Environmental Health Research Center at Illinois use infrared eye tracking to determine if chemicals are negatively impacting children's cognitive development.

    To learn more about this research, please visit...

  • Socially distant, virtual fireworks to help you celebrate this July 4th. A chevron icon indicating the ability to open this video

    Happy Independence Day from the Beckman Institute.

  • 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...
    bit.ly/Bruker-MRI

  • 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!