| Jun 19, 2013
| 11:57 AM
A solar-powered car designed by students at the University of Michigan looks like a rolling table top with wheels. But aesthetic oddities might give them the edge in this year’s World Solar Challenge, an 1,800-mile race across Australia spanning one...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 7:24 PM
In 1998, just before Napoleon Chagnon retired from the University of California at Santa Barbara, he signed a contract to write a book about his life as an anthropologist among the Yanomamö people, who live in the forests of Venezuela and Brazil. It...
| Jun 19, 2013
Abby Fisher arrived in San Francisco a generation after the Gold Rush ready to make her fortune. In a few short years, she won kudos and prizes for her pickles, jellies and preserves, set up her own pickling business and made influential friends who...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 3:14 PM
You reach a point where you stop reading and watching.
Of course with the White Sox, that implies at some point I started watching this season.
I never did. So, no big deal that Jake Peavy has been sidelined (again? When is he not?) with a rib injury....
| Jan 30, 2013
The recommended schedule of vaccines for children is safe and has done much to dramatically lower the incidence of devastating illnesses, according to a new national scientific study that was partly led by a Northwestern University professor....
| Jan 28, 2013
| 5:27 PM
SOUTH BEND -- Encouraging faculty members to collaborate with professors outside their departments and students to gain a global understanding would be top goals for Elrie LaBrent "Brent" Chrite, one of the finalists for the job of next chancellor at...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 10:22 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan public universities and K-12 districts that consider signing unusually long new contracts before the contentious right-to-work law goes into effect March 28 may have to think twice.
Some Republican lawmakers with the...
| Mar 5, 2013
Donald A. Glaser
Nobel Prize-winning physicist
Donald A. Glaser, 86, a Nobel Prize-winning UC Berkeley physicist who invented a device called the bubble chamber, which allowed researchers to track the paths of high-energy atomic particles after...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 7:55 AM
John G. Batsakis, M.D., passed away Jan. 20, 2013. His family lost their beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. In addition, the medical community lost a leader in the field of pathology and particularly the field of head and neck...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 1:29 PM
For six weeks beginning Sunday, Skokie becomes a cradle of civilization as its fourth annual Coming Together in Skokie festival focuses on Greek culture. Local libraries, schools, colleges, museums, churches and other locations will host cultural events...
| Jun 9, 2013
Corrie Wallace has helped immigrant parents — from the Philippines, Mexico, Malawi, Russia, Poland, Pakistan and elsewhere — navigate the sometimes puzzling American public school system, giving them tools, as she says, to "help parents help...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 3:08 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court will soon announce its decision in a case that could affect diversity on college campuses nationwide. Given the compelling reasons why diversity is critical on our campuses, the court should uphold its previous decisions that...