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Rabiah Mayas returns to explain why NASA needs your origami skills and other stories from the world of science.

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Rabiah Mayas returns to review some of the latest, breaking stories from the world of science.

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The increasing frequency of tornadoes, and a new study on gun violence. Those stories more from the world of science with Rabiah Mayas.

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A new study finds that just one childhood concussion can have profound long-term impacts on health and educational attainment. That story and more from the world of science.

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What our age may or may not say about our health, why some people may be “hardwired” to experience chronic pain, and a possible explanation for the ice geysers on Saturn's moon Enceladus. Rabiah Mayas joins “Chicago Tonight” to examine these stories and more. 

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This artistic rendering shows the distant view from Planet Nine back towards the sun. The planet is thought to be gaseous, similar to Uranus and Neptune. Hypothetical lightning lights up the night side. (Caltech/R. Hurt/IPAC)

Evidence of a distant ninth planet in our solar system, electronic implants that can monitor brain injury then melt away, and how more sleep may reduce diabetes risk. Rabiah Mayas of the Museum of Science and Industry is back to review some of the hottest stories in the world of science.

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A new baseball statistic that could help the Chicago Cubs win, a new tool that could revolutionize the surgical removal of cancerous tumors and new images of Pluto and its largest moon, Charon. Museum of Science and Industry director of science and integrated strategies Rabiah Mayas joins us with these stories and more.

Printing 3-D Food, Health Benefits of Trees, & Smartphones' Impact on Commuting

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Is food printing tipped to become the killer app that puts 3-D printers in every kitchen? Rabiah Mayas is back to discuss printed pizza and other developments in the world of science.

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The 25th anniversary of the Hubble telescope is this month, scientists find a potential breakthrough in our understanding of Alzheimer's disease, and the likelihood of finding life on Mars just went up. Rabiah Mayas, Director of Science and Integrated Strategies at the Museum of Science and Industry, rounds up the top local and international science news.

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Rabiah Mayas of the Museum of Science and Industry talks about the future of commercial space travel and identifying food poisoning via Twitter on Chicago Tonight.

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From invasive species to summer storms, there's a lot going on in the world of science. Museum of Science and Industry's Rabiah Mayas stops by for another Scientific Chicago.

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Advancements in robotics technology are changing the fields of medicine, defense, and manufacturing. We talk with Rabiah Mayas about that and more. 

"Rethinking the War on Drugs" & Scientific Chicago with Rabiah Mayas

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We share what some of you had to say about our conversations with Judge Diane Wood and Rabiah Mayas when we read some of your viewer feedback.

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The world’s largest scientific society, American Association for the Advancement of Science, held its annual conference in Chicago this past weekend. Rabiah Mayas, Director of Science and Integrated Strategies at the Museum of Science and Industry, joins us to talk about some of the breaking news in science discussed at the conference.

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Rocks on Mars, a sleeping spacecraft, and how science can affect this year’s Super Bowl; Rabiah Mayas, Director of Science and Integrated Strategies at the Museum of Science and Industry, joins us with the latest top science news. Read an article.