UI professor recognized for science excellence

Published 05/08 2013 06:45PM

Updated 05/09 2013 10:07AM

URBANA -- A UI professor joins the ranks of Isaac Newton and other great scientists. Plant biologist Dr. Steve Long has been elected into the Royal Society of London.

It's the oldest scientific academy in the world. This is very high honor. Every year the society picks just 44 scientists to join its ranks.

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