One of the most difficult things about researching the human brain is that there’s currently no objective, uniform way to measure exactly what’s happening inside this complex organ. With a recent study, however, University of Wisconsin students and professors collaborated on developing tools to help researchers and medical professionals better understand connectivity in the brain. A team of psychiatrists, neuroscientists and engineers from the university conducted a groundbreaking study on how pathways in the brain connect and the directions in which information travels. “It is pretty well known that when you see something, the information enters your eye, travels through the
Super Bowl XLIX is set, and it will be Seattle vs. New England battling Feb. 1 in Glendale, Arizona. That means we'll have an all-Big Ten QB Super Bowl.
Russell Wilson and four other former Big Ten players on the Seattle Seahawks are headed to Super Bowl XLIX in Glendale, Arizona.
Catch up on Sunday's Big Ten wrestling action, including Minnesota's narrow victory to stay unbeaten and Rutgers' first Big Ten triumph.
Garry Gilliam caught eight passes, none for a touchdown, during his time as a Penn State tight end. He caught a surprise one in the NFL Championship Game on Sunday.
Another week of Big Ten hoops is in the books, and BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart takes a look at some of the best from the third week of conference play.
(AP) Michigan has lost Caris LeVert for the rest of the season after the standout guard hurt his left foot during Saturday night’s victory over Northwestern. [ MORE: Read mgoblue.com’s full Caris LeVert release ] The Wolverines were already facing an uphill climb to make the NCAA tournament, and losing LeVert could be devastating. The school says he is scheduled to have surgery this week. There will be a 12-week recovery and rehabilitation period. It’s the same foot on which LeVert had surgery in May. “Caris has been working so hard this season and for this to happen is very
Indiana survived an early run from Illinois and battled back to beat the Illini on the road, 80-74, on Sunday afternoon. Get scores, stats and highlights inside.
Sunday featured a handful of Big Ten women’s basketball games, including No. 8 Maryland downing Illinois, 74-54, for its eighth consecutive victory. In other ranked action, No. 22 Iowa nipped Michigan State, 52-50, No. 23 Minnesota held off Indiana, 65-61 and No. 24 Rutgers downed Wisconsin, 73-63. Ohio State also carded a victory, taking down Penn State 69-60. Catch up on all of Sunday’s Big Ten women’s basketball action below. MARYLAND 74, ILLINOIS 54: BOX | AP RECAP Maryland overcame a slow start and a second-half lull to beat Illinois 74-54 Sunday and extend its winning streak to nine games.
Armed with an unwavering commitment to help those in her home country — as well as three degrees in public health and education from Indiana University — Tiawanlyn Gongloe is helping prevent the spread of the Ebola virus as part of Liberia’s Ministry of Health. Gongloe was born in Grand Bassa, Liberia, and lived there until a second wave of civil war finally pushed her family to move to the United States in 2002 when she was 12 years old. “I knew that my move to the U.S. was not permanent,” she said. “It was an opportunity for me to