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.
Microsoft's latest campaign takes aim at Google's policy to scan all Gmails to tailor personalized ads to their email users. We'll take a closer look at online and email privacy.
Group Offers Cash for App TestingFeb 4, 2013 | | Post a Comment > >
The Smart Chicago Collaborative wants Chicagoans across the city to test the latest civic app and websites.
Great Lakes Water LevelsFeb 4, 2013 | | Post a Comment > >
We read what some of you had to say about low water levels in the Great Lakes in tonight's Viewer Mail.
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.
Sleet and freezing rain pelt the city, bringing up to three inches of snow for the evening commute. We have more on the Midwest storm.
Excerpt of "Naked Statistics" by Charlie Wheelan
A study names Chicago's traffic among the country's very worst. What city planners are doing to save people time and money.
The country's oldest planetarium has a new president. We hear what her vision is for the Adler.
Elizabeth Brackett reports on how the Shedd Aquarium is drastically cutting its energy consumption.