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University team charged over new microbattery potential

Images of the creation of the 3-D architecture, depicting the anode in images a–c and the cathode in images d–f.

December 3, 2014

In the not-so-distant future, students who have been waiting hours for a cellphone battery to recharge may only need to wait for mere minutes. The departments of mechanical engineering and materials science and engineering are collaborating to create a lithium-ion microbattery that could charge up to 1...

Illinois volleyball to host Big Ten-leading Purdue

The Fighting Illini Volleyball team celebrate a point during the game against Rutgers at George Huff Hall, on Saturday, Sept. 27. The Illini won 3-0.

By By: Stephen Bourbon

October 23, 2014

The Illinois volleyball team knows what is at stake this weekend. When state border rivals Indiana and Purdue come to Huff Hall this weekend, the Illini (14-5, 6-2 Big Ten) will have a chance to usurp the Boilermakers (17-3, 7-1) at the top of the conference. Before that, however, the Illini will be...