Pollution causes 10 million deaths per year, according to an upcoming report written by 50 researchers and policymakers, including Chicago-based energy experts.
Cook County is ahead of schedule on its goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 80 percent by 2050, a new report shows.
Amazon’s voice-activated digital assistant is a hot seller, but there are privacy issues.
Why did the Trump transition team target Department of Energy staffers who worked on climate change? What does the future hold for climate research and nuclear weapons? A one-on-one interview with the current U.S. Secretary of Energy.
Chicago’s air traffic controllers and the pilots they guide have a new way of communicating that officials say will improve speed and safety. We explain how it works.
Why aren't Chicagoans getting on the recycling bandwagon? What city officials are doing to reverse dropping participation rates.
What happens when a lion gets a toothache? Meet the large and dedicated team that cares for more than 3,000 animals at Brookfield Zoo.
More than 150 years after Charles Darwin published "On the Origin of Species," the man and his theories continue to generate controversy and debate. That academic battle plays out in a new book titled "Debating Darwin."
A new exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry invites visitors to sail though time and explore the evolution of ship design.
November’s full moon will be no ordinary sight. From Sunday evening through early morning on Tuesday, stargazers will be treated to a radiant lunar spectacle that hasn’t occurred to this degree since 1948.
To get children and teens interested in science, technology and engineering careers, Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry is planning a new program examining the world around us and the role of humans in it.
A massive cyberattack temporarily takes down major websites. Find out how hackers use household devices to wreak havoc online.
Motorists will be without a single testing center within Chicago city limits starting Nov. 1.
From service dogs to household companions, a new book looks inside the complex world of a dog’s nose.
Species Relative of Great White, Megalodon Sharks
About 20 million years ago, a 13-foot predator swam in warm, shallow seas across the globe. This extinct shark was recently discovered by an international team of researchers led by a DePaul University professor.