Lush green lawns dotted with trees and shrubs confer an aura of high social status on a household, and research by UI psychologist Rebecca Neel shows this association may make people hesitant to opt for natural landscapes requiring low water usage.
UI scientists have shown that a natural steroidal compound derived from green tomatoes boosts the growth of human muscle cells in lab cultures and is a potent inhibitor of muscle atrophy in mice.
New UI research has found that children born just a few weeks prematurely have more social, behavioral, and academic problems than children born at full term.
Herbert Hovenkamp, UI law professor and an expert in antitrust law, characterized Apple's e-book agreements and anti-poaching pact as “blatant restraints of trade.”
UI's Obermann Fellow-in-Residence Juan Pablo Hourcade, a UI associate professor in computer science and a computer science alumnus from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, discusses his forthcoming book, Designing Technologies for Children.
Deb Linebarger, UI associate professor of education, joins in a discussion on the role of homework for K-12 students.