For something as complex as an aircraft instrument panel, the method many general aviation pilots use to process flight information for their instruments seems decidedly low-tech.
U. of I. researchers are working on a technique that stretches silicon. The key, says John Rogers, Beckman researcher and professor of materials science and of engineering, is to use silicon 1/1000 the thickness of a human hair.
Sharon Tettegah, Beckman affiliate and professor of curriculum and instruction at UIUC, has been studying the use of animation as an outlet for victimized children and for a new research method that tests the empathy of teachers who may deal with them.
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The career of former Beckman graduate student Yong Rui has taken off as Microsoft’s top technical advisor in China.
The Center for Healthy Minds leads the way in research aimed at understanding cognitive aging and improving the quality of life.
Sequencing DNA through a synthetic nanopore is the goal of a team of Beckman Institute researchers who were awarded $2.1 million for the project by the National Human Genome Research Institute.
Jennifer Lewis, Beckman affiliate and materials science and engineering professor at Illinois, says a method devised by Harvard University scientists that harnesses the tools of planar fabrication to make 3-D objects with arbitrary shapes is an "important first step toward creating functional devices by guided self-assembly."