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University professors make developments in cancer fights for humans, dogs

University professors make developments in cancer fights for humans, dogs

By Susan Szuch

March 30, 2015

For Tim Fan, Ember was more than just a hound dog. Ember, who was bred for research purposes, was one of the first dogs used in the process of testing the effects of PAC-1 drugs on dogs, which work to cause cancer cells to self-destruct while preserving healthy cells. After the studies are co...

Illinois shut out in loss to Northwestern

October 6, 2014

The Illinois soccer team fell to the Northwestern 2-0 Sunday afternoon in Evanston, Illinois. The Wildcats opened the scoring in the fourth minute with a strike by sophomore Addie Steiner, and it was Steiner who capped off the game with an 87th minute strike to hand Illinois its third conference loss of...