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Building a Safer HelmetApr 11, 2013 | | Post a Comment > >
Could a better helmet hold the key to reducing the epidemic of sports-related brain injuries? Ash-har Quraishi talks with a team of university researchers who say it’s time for a new design. We revisit the story.
Pieces of a famed Russian meteorite land at the Field Museum. Eddie Arruza has the story.
In tonight's Scientific Chicago, Ash-har Quraishi takes a look at a recent scientific study that delves deep into what happens as we recall events from our past.
Could the secret to good health and combating disease rest in the gut? We revisit Ash-har Quraishi's story about an unusual procedure that could provide some answers.
How fast is your internet service and how much do you pay for it? Law professor Susan Crawford says that in the United States it's too slow and too much. She joins us.
Changing the way medicine targets cancer. Could doctors one day kill cancer cells without the use of drugs or chemotherapy? Ash-har Quraishi spotlights some promising research in tonight's edition of Scientific Chicago.
Our science guy, Neil Shubin, joins us to talk about the link between our bodies and the universe around us.
Building a Safer HelmetFeb 26, 2013 | | Post a Comment > >
Could a better helmet hold the key to reducing the epidemic of sports-related brain injuries? In this week’s edition of Scientific Chicago, Ash-har Quraishi talks with a team of university researchers who say it’s time for a new design.
Bringing Chicago's electric grid into the 21st century. Ash-har Quraishi has the story.
We get a sneak peek of some slithery, scaly creatures from Reptile Fest.
A new program promises to make homes more energy-efficient while offering instant rebates to Chicago area homeowners. We explore Energy Impact Illinois.
Will Chicago area customers see yearly natural gas rate hikes without any oversight from the state? Paris Schutz has the latest on a controversial proposal in Springfield that watchdogs are warning against.
A new exhibit takes a revealing look at animals from the inside -- out. Ash-har Quraishi takes us behind the scenes at the Museum of Science and Industry.
The water level in Lake Michigan rises after recent rains. But the long-term outlook still has lake levels far below normal. Elizabeth Brackett reports.
The largest snowstorm of the season hits Chicago. Find out how public officials are trying to avoid the chaos of the 2011 blizzard.