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Searching for an ancient Maya pilgrimage path: Fire and water

Searching for an ancient Maya pilgrimage path: Fire and water
Ants, thick brush, and other obstacles challenge a search for elusive pools

Cicada wings may inspire new surface technologies

Cicada wings may inspire new surface technologies
Noisy insects have a natural design that repels water efficiently

Researchers map dark matter and dark energy in space

Researchers map dark matter and dark energy in space
Astronomers and supercomputers at Illinois contribute to new understanding of the universe

States find rewards from high-tech investments, given time and patience

States find rewards from high-tech investments, given time and patience
Sociologist: Results can start small and grow slowly

Researchers: Too much information can be a good thing

Researchers: Too much information can be a good thing
Psychologists examine how to package health recommendations

The bad rap for rap

The bad rap for rap
Research shows how rap and hip-hop music are more positive than their stereotype suggests


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book99.6% of Illinois students take a class in LAS
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