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4 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
Hoping to turn around dismal education outcomes for kids in Oakland's most impoverished and violent neighborhood, a group of East Oakland leaders won approval Wednesday night to create a "transformation" charter elementary school.
4 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun
Families and roommates share plenty - food, bathrooms, dishes. A study published Thursday adds a less visible but ubiquitous item to the list: bacteria.
8 hrs ago | KSL-TV
Provo City joined with Google Fiber and Downtown Provo for the event to celebrate Provo's accomplishments and to raise awareness for Google Fiber's sign-up deadline on Sept.
9 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal
A new survey in the September issue of The American Lawyer suggests that job satisfaction among mid-level associates is heavily influenced by how well they believe their law schools prepared them for practice.
11 hrs ago | Detroit News
Sorry, clean freaks. No matter how well you scrub your home, it's covered in bacteria from your own body.
11 hrs ago | New Scientist
You may forget your toothbrush next time you go away but you can't leave your microbes behind.
11 hrs ago | Bad Astronomy Blog
Housemates may share more than a Netflix subscription and a mortgage - they also host an abundance of shared microbes, which significantly shape a home's overall micro-environment, according to a new study Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Chicago have found that the communities of ... (more)
15 hrs ago | New Scientist
The search for the fundamental units of space and time has officially begun. Physicists at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory near Chicago, Illinois, announced this week that the Holometer, a device designed to test whether we live in a giant hologram , has started taking data.
18 hrs ago | Science Daily
Being involved in a gang poses considerable health-related risks for adolescent African American girls, including more casual sex partners and substance abuse combined with less testing for HIV and less knowledge about preventing sexually transmitted diseases, according to a new study.
An estimated 15 million Americans suffer from food allergies, affecting one in every 13 children, and nearly $25 billion is spent annually on treating children's food allergies.
It's a go for the proposed University of Chicago $67 million outpatient medical center in Orland Park, after the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board approved the plan Wednesday afternoon.
Levi says, "Lawrence Lessig will be lecturing at the University of Chicago in October, launching a new series with a series of talks on institutional corruption, with separate talks on the problem in Congress, finance, the media, and the academy, then wrapping up with a lecture that covers possible remedies."
"Quantum computing is still pretty much pie-in-the-sky technology, but the manner in which it leverages physics and the world around us ... holds huge potential," said tech analyst Jim McGregor.
The Archdiocese of Chicago says Cardinal Francis George will not travel to Rome in October to meet with Pope Francis.
Senators Bob Corker, Rand Paul, and Tim Kaine agree: Congress should be consulted before President Obama takes any more military action in Iraq or Syria.
Following national trends and building on years of growth, Chicago Public Schools on Tuesday reported a higher graduation rate for high school students in the last school year.
Do you feel sadder watching a documentary about war or a drama about a young person dying of cancer? According to a new study, consumers mistakenly believe they will have stronger emotional reactions when stories are based on true events rather than fiction.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 07:43 pm
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