It’s a debate that’s consumed the internet: Do you hear Yanny or Laurel? We explore just what’s going on behind this audio illusion.
After taking a fresh look at a treasure trove of cargo recovered from the dark sea floor in the 1980s, researchers make new discoveries about a centuries-old shipwreck.
Meet Cook County’s award-winning chief information officer who is trying to bring 21st century IT solutions to county government.
Meet the authors of a new tell-all book that reveals the incredible story behind the little spacecraft that was the first to explore Pluto.
A weekly tech event at the Merchandise Mart celebrated a milestone last week. We take a look at the standout projects and people from its six-year history.
Following a historic diagnostic procedure last month, Layla, a 2,300-pound eastern black rhinoceros, underwent life-saving surgery last week to relieve an infection.
A mole-like mammal known as the Palawan moss shrew was recently discovered in the Philippines by a team of researchers – including one from Chicago.
The enormous dinosaur cast replacing Sue the T. rex at the Field Museum will be here in just a few weeks. And the new resident now has a name.
The proposed new Foxconn plant in Wisconsin gets an air quality exemption. We speak with a former senior EPA administrator on the impact of that move and more.
What “deep games” are and how they can provide more than entertainment. We speak with game developer Doris Rusch of the Deep Games Laboratory at DePaul’s School of Design.
“While climate change may not yet have had its huge impact on biodiversity, just wait,” says Harvard professor Daniel Schrag. “What’s coming is really extraordinary.”
Why more than two dozen volunteers have been tracking migrations of white and longnose suckers, an often overlooked family of fish.
An accident in the Straits of Mackinac is raising new fears about a possible oil spill disaster in the Great Lakes.
Hoping to identify the source of an infection, veterinarians performed what is thought to be the first ever CT scan on a rhinoceros.
Government officials from the U.S. and the United Kingdom warn that Russian hackers are targeting consumer and business routers. How to protect your devices.