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New analytical method gives insight into plant evolution

By Claire Hettinger

December 3, 2014

A new procedure for analyzing data developed by a University professor has provided insight into how plants have evolved on earth. Tandy Warnow, professor in computer science and bioengineering, said her job is to “develop new methods for really hard problems in evolution.” She, along with a tea...

Champaign County Jail offers digital visitation

By Brittney Nadler

March 13, 2014

Champaign County Jail inmates will now communicate with friends and family through a video screen as the county discontinues the practice of in-person visitations. Following suit with jails in neighboring counties, the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office began using a virtual visitation system in mid-Feb...