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  • Muhlenberg student one of six Team Oscar winner

     
    A student at Muhlenberg College in Allentown is one of six winners of "Team Oscar" college search and will get to deliver Oscar statuettes to celebrity presenters at the Academy Awards on March 2, which will be aired live on......
  • James Franco and poet Frank Bidart draw a crowd

    James Franco and poet Frank Bidart draw a crowd
    Just the other day, the day that James Franco visited the Poetry Foundation to speak with acclaimed poet and mentor Frank Bidart on stage before a sold-out crowd of 800, the following poetic events happened: About 5:40 p.m on Wednesday, outside...
  • "Peak Car" threshold signals changes from automobile to auto mobility

    "Peak Car" threshold signals changes from automobile to auto mobility
    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — The world that Henry Ford put on wheels is poised to stall. Several auto-industry analysts predict "Peak Car," a point at which annual global sales growth will top out, in the next decade, Researcher IHS Automotive, for one,...
  • Feds to investigate Michigan over handling of rape allegations

    The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights has launched an investigation how the University of Michigan handled rape allegations against a former football player. The department notified former Michigan professor Douglas Smith of the...
  • Most children get food and beverage marketing at school, study says

    Most children get food and beverage marketing at school, study says
    Most students are exposed in school to efforts by food and beverage companies to sell food or gain brand loyalty, despite a decline in some kinds of commercial enterprises, including in soda machine contracts, researchers reported Monday. High school...
  • Ford, Stanford and MIT research giving self-driving cars 'intuition'

    Ford, Stanford and MIT research giving self-driving cars 'intuition'
    Ford Motor Co. will team with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University to try to figure out how to give self-driving, or automated, cars "intuition." The Stanford research will examine how a car's LiDAR infrared sensors could...
  • Study: More people doing less with cars

    Study: More people doing less with cars
    The percentage of people forgoing a car is on the rise, especially in dense urban areas, according to the University of Michigan Transportation Research Center. Using data from the American Community Survey, the study examined recent trends in the...
  • Study Shows Fewer Cars, Less Driving in U.S. Cities

     
    The irony is not lost on us here in the downtown-Chicago-based Cars.com Editorial Department that a sizable proportion of us do not actually own cars, and an even greater number don't regularly drive to work. We love cars. We're continually......
  • Therapy helped kids overcome peanut allergy, but don't try it at home

    Therapy helped kids overcome peanut allergy, but don't try it at home
    Gradual exposure to peanut protein powder over six months helped more than half of kids with peanut allergies learn to tolerate the equivalent of about 10 peanuts per day, according to the results of a new clinical trial. The Phase 2 trial also found...
  • District 113 scores 4 used diesel school buses to save on fuel

     District 113 scores 4 used diesel school buses to save on fuel
    After starting the District 113 Board of Education meeting Monday with a moment of silence for student Rohan Malempati, who died Feb. 19 from illness, members approved the purchase of four used school buses, pushing aside a question of the wisdom of...
  • U.S. regulators plan car-to-car communications to prevent accidents

    U.S. regulators plan car-to-car communications to prevent accidents
    The Department of Transportation will push the development of a short-range radio system aimed at stopping crashes by allowing cars to exchange basic facts about speed and direction to other vehicles as fast at 10 times a second. Called vehicle-to-...
  • Auto safety regulators move toward vehicle-to-vehicle communication

    Auto safety regulators move toward vehicle-to-vehicle communication
    Cars of the future will know when they're about to get hit — and how to speak up about it. U.S. auto safety regulators on Monday took the first steps toward mandating that automakers build cars that talk to one another. They would speak in short-...