CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Research at the University of North Carolina shows genetic evidence supporting how loggerhead sea turtles use the Earth's magnetic fields to navigate back to the beaches where they were hatched.
CHICAGO (AP) — A medical school in Chicago is launching a new center to study tissue regeneration and stem cell biology.
The College of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago says there will be a symposium Monday to commemorate the opening of the center, which will be housed at the medical school.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — A major academic building at the University of Connecticut is set to undergo an $85 million face-lift.
The school's Board of Trustees has approved spending the money to renovate its 285,000-square-foot Gant science building, which houses the university's programs in physics, ecology and evolutionary biology, molecular and cell biology, and physiology and neurobiology programs.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A University of Minnesota lab is working to use simplified versions of cells to study dangerous diseases in detail, test new drugs or even define life on other planets.
Man-made molecules that mimic cells but aren't alive could be used to study illnesses that kill natural life, according to the Minnesota Daily (http://bit.ly/2etSCdy).