http://illinois.edu/lb/imageList/19 These are the top research articles at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. http://news.illinois.edu/news/15/0331SELprogram_DorothyEspelage.html Sharita Forrest, Education Editor Education http://illinois.edu/lb/article/19/91686 Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:15:00 CDT Illinois News Bureau: Research Bullying perpetration decreased by 20 percent over a three-year period among youths with disabilities who participated in a social and emotional learning program, a new study found. http://news.illinois.edu/news/15/0330CancerDrug_DavidShapiro.html Diana Yates, Life Sciences Editor Science http://illinois.edu/lb/article/19/91605 Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:00:00 CDT Illinois News Bureau: Research An experimental drug rapidly shrinks most tumors in a mouse model of human breast cancer, researchers report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. When mice were treated with the experimental drug, BHPI, â€œthe tumors immediately stopped growing and began shrinking rapidly,â€ said University of Illinois biochemistry professor and senior author David Shapiro. â€œIn just 10 days, 48 out of the 52 tumors stopped growing, and most shrank 30 to 50 percent.â€ http://news.illinois.edu/news/15/0326photosynthesis_StephenLong.html Diana Yates, Life Sciences Editor Science http://illinois.edu/lb/article/19/91551 Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:30:00 CDT Illinois News Bureau: Research Using high-performance computing and genetic engineering to boost the photosynthetic efficiency of plants offers the best hope of increasing crop yields enough to feed a planet expected to have 9.5 billion people on it by 2050, researchers report in the journal Cell. http://news.illinois.edu/news/15/0326ebertfest15.html Craig Chamberlain, Social Sciences Editor Art Campus http://illinois.edu/lb/article/19/91543 Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:30:00 CDT Illinois News Bureau: Research â€œThe End of the Tour,â€ a new film about a journalistâ€™s five insightful days with â€œInfinite Jestâ€ author David Foster Wallace, will be among the featured films at this yearâ€™s Roger Ebertâ€™s Film Festival, running April 15-19 in Champaign-Urbana. http://news.illinois.edu/news/15/0324stainless_staining_rohitBhargava.html Liz Ahlberg, Physical Sciences Editor Science http://illinois.edu/lb/article/19/91502 Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:30:00 CDT Illinois News Bureau: Research One infrared scan can give pathologists a window into the structures and molecules inside tissues and cells, enabling fast and broad diagnostic assessments, thanks to an imaging technique developed by University of Illinois researchers and clinical partners. http://news.illinois.edu/news/15/0324gambling_expansion_JohnKindt.html Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor Political http://illinois.edu/lb/article/19/91499 Tue, 24 Mar 2015 09:45:00 CDT Illinois News Bureau: Research A legacy of giveaways to gambling interests continues to haunt the pension system in Illinois, a leading national gambling critic and University of Illinois expert warns. http://news.illinois.edu/news/15/0319perinatal_depression_KarenTabbDina.html Sharita Forrest, Social Work Editor Social Sciences http://illinois.edu/lb/article/19/91445 Thu, 19 Mar 2015 10:00:00 CDT Illinois News Bureau: Research Perinatal depression screenings will be available electronically to Champaign-Urbana Public Health clients through a collaborative project led by social work professor Karen M. 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Shown with Tabb Dina are co-authors Brandon Meline, director of maternal and child health management at Public Health; and graduate student Maria Pineros-Leano. http://news.illinois.edu/news/15/0319medical_innovation_JulianReif.html Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor Business http://illinois.edu/lb/article/19/91444 Thu, 19 Mar 2015 10:00:00 CDT Illinois News Bureau: Research Health care policymakers concerned about improving the management of health risks should view the pace of medical innovation as an important â€œlever of influence,â€ says Julian Reif, a professor of finance and of economics at Illinois. http://news.illinois.edu/news/15/0318police_reform_StephenRushin.html Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor Political http://illinois.edu/lb/article/19/91409 Wed, 18 Mar 2015 11:30:00 CDT Illinois News Bureau: Research The Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 has served as the basis for the reform of many police departments in cities across the country, including Cincinnati, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. And in whatâ€™s now seen as an increasingly likely next step, Ferguson, Missouri, will undergo its own Department of Justice-administered police reforms. http://news.illinois.edu/news/15/0317Papaya_RayMing.html Diana Yates, Life Sciences Editor Science http://illinois.edu/lb/article/19/91380 Tue, 17 Mar 2015 10:00:00 CDT Illinois News Bureau: Research A genetic study of papaya sex chromosomes reveals that the hermaphrodite version of the plant, which is of most use to growers, arose as a result of human selection, most likely by the ancient Maya some 4,000 years ago.