Image of Research - Undergraduate Students
The Image of Research is a multidisciplinary competition celebrating the diversity and breadth of graduate student research at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It is sponsored by the Scholarly Commons of the University Library and the Office of Undergraduate Research through a generous gift from the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics.
(2017-04)Sulfolobus islandicus is a thermophilic, single-celled organism of the domain Archaea. This organism can be found in geothermal springs around the world, living at around 80# C (156# F) and a pH of 2-3. Like other species ...
(2017-04)The goal of the research project is to develop a bio-chip capable of performing a complete blood cell count. Carle Foundation Hospital supplies samples of patients' blood for experiments. The current standard to obtain ...
(2017-04)Roses are red, violets are blue, and octopuses are green, yellow, and brown. Colors are important representations of emotions, whether in poems or in octopuses. Remarkably, the octopus already displays mastery in controlling ...
(2017-04)The purpose of research is not only to illuminate the unknown for oneself, but also to light the way for future generations to come. It is therefore essential to present our findings in a formal method such that any general ...
(2017-04)This is an image of hydrate formation on a methylammonium lead halide perovskite film, a material used for low-cost, high-efficiency photovoltaics. This kind of perovskite is very sensitive to moisture, especially when the ...