The Daily Illini

Researchers develop artificial whiskers to provide extra sense

By Caeli Cleary

September 1, 2015

Most mammals, like dogs, cats and seals use their whiskers to aid their vision, especially in the dark. Animal whiskers — primarily seal whiskers — inspired University researchers and researchers at the Advanced Digital Sciences Center, ADSC, to create artificial whiskers that could serv...

Illinois women’s tennis drops matches at Michigan State and Michigan

By Thomas Donley

April 7, 2014

The Illinois women’s tennis team headed to the state of Michigan this weekend looking to extend its four-match winning streak, but returned home with a streak of a different kind after dropping matches to Michigan State and Michigan. Illinois (10-8, 3-4 Big Ten) took on Michigan State (16-5, 4-3) on Saturday in East...