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/14/1023DisabledNutrition_RuopengAn.html Diana Yates, Life Sciences Editor Health http://illinois.edu/lb/article/19/88352 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:15:00 CDT Illinois News Bureau: Research A new study finds that most U.S. adults fail to meet recommended daily levels of 10 key nutrients, and those with disabilities have even worse nutrition than average. http://news.illinois.edu/news/14/1023ZooFlu_YvetteJohnsonWalker.html Diana Yates, Life Sciences Editor Science http://illinois.edu/lb/article/19/88350 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:00:00 CDT Illinois News Bureau: Research When bad weather strikes or illness invades, zoos and aquariums are among the most vulnerable facilities affected, said University of Illinois veterinarian Yvette Johnson-Walker, a clinical epidemiologist who contributes to emergency response training efforts at animal exhibitor institutions. http://news.illinois.edu/news/14/1021nature_WilliamSullivan_BinJiang.html Sharita Forrest, Education Editor Health http://illinois.edu/lb/article/19/88300 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:00:00 CDT Illinois News Bureau: Research Writers, outdoor enthusiasts and leaf-peeping tourists have known for centuries that nature has restorative powers that reduce feelings of stress and promote a sense of tranquility. A study led by researchers at the University of Illinois is believed to be the first study to describe a dose-response curve derived from exposure to nature. http://news.illinois.edu/news/14/1020fishfins_rebeccafuller.html Diana Yates, Life Sciences Editor Science http://illinois.edu/lb/article/19/88288 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:00:00 CDT Illinois News Bureau: Research They help fish swim, but fins also advertise a fish’s social standing and health. In a new study, researchers report that for the male bluefin killifish (Lucania goodei), each colorful fin presents its own messages to other fish. http://news.illinois.edu/news/14/1020investor_numeracy_brookeelliott.html Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor Business http://illinois.edu/lb/article/19/88286 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:00:00 CDT Illinois News Bureau: Research Publicly traded corporations are increasingly publishing social responsibility reports for investors, who now consider such information alongside traditional financial data before investing in a company. But according to new research from a University of Illinois expert in financial reporting and financial statement analysis, less-numerate investors are more susceptible to style and presentation effects of the reports, potentially leading them to make unintended judgments about the company. http://news.illinois.edu/news/14/1015river_beds_JimBest.html Liz Ahlberg, Physical Sciences Editor Science http://illinois.edu/lb/article/19/88212 Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:15:00 CDT Illinois News Bureau: Research River beds, where flowing water meets silt, sand and gravel, are critical ecological zones. Yet how water flows in a river with a gravel bed is very different from the traditional model of a sandy river bed, according to a new study that compares their fluid dynamics. http://news.illinois.edu/news/14/1014healthcare_workers_MichaelLeRoy.html Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor Health http://illinois.edu/lb/article/19/88146 Tue, 14 Oct 2014 11:00:00 CDT Illinois News Bureau: Research Hospitals and other health care agencies are at risk of doctors, nurses, janitors and other essential workers walking off the job during an infectious disease outbreak, says a University of Illinois expert in labor relations. http://news.illinois.edu/news/14/1009cartoons_GlorianaGonzalez.html Sharita Forrest, Education Editor Education http://illinois.edu/lb/article/19/88070 Thu, 09 Oct 2014 15:00:00 CDT Illinois News Bureau: Research In a unique research project funded by the National Science Foundation, education professor Gloriana González at the University of Illinois is developing animated cartoons to help geometry instructors become better teachers. http://news.illinois.edu/news/14/1009DNA_AlekseiAksimentiev.html Liz Ahlberg, Physical Sciences Editor Science http://illinois.edu/lb/article/19/88065 Thu, 09 Oct 2014 13:00:00 CDT Illinois News Bureau: Research When Illinois researchers set out to investigate a method to control how DNA moves through a tiny sequencing device, they did not know they were about to witness a display of molecular gymnastics. http://news.illinois.edu/news/14/1008cellphonetalk_Kramer.html Diana Yates, Life Sciences Editor Science http://illinois.edu/lb/article/19/88024 Wed, 08 Oct 2014 11:15:00 CDT Illinois News Bureau: Research A new study offers fresh insights into how talking on a cell phone or to a passenger while driving affects one’s performance behind the wheel. The study used a driving simulator and videophone to assess how a driver’s conversation partner influences safety on the road.
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