February 2010

By: Kelly Ksiazek-Mikenas
Feb 3, 2010
By: Alison Bruzek
Feb 9, 2010

There is an oasis in the middle of the Bronx in New York.  It isn’t the zoo or a park, in fact,... Read More

By: Medill Reports
Feb 10, 2010

Fifteen years ago I developed pain and swelling in my knees and elbows. I’d sit for a while and... Read More

By: WCAS Undergraduate Seminar: Explaining Science
Feb 12, 2010

It’s time to swap your running shoes for a pair of…high heels? ... Read More

By: Michael Kennedy, PhD
Feb 13, 2010

Leopard Seals sit at the top of Antarctica's food chain.  Yet, as this National Geographic... Read More

By: WCAS Undergraduate Seminar: Explaining Science
Feb 14, 2010

You might believe you are independent, extraordinary and free - that you choose your destiny and... Read More

By: Monika Patel
Feb 22, 2010

Soon to be fact, if researchers at Virginia Tech are to be believed. A group of undergraduates... Read More

By: Michael Kennedy, PhD
Feb 21, 2010

Hats off to the Chicago Tribune's Eric Zorn for his editorial on the... Read More

By: Medill Reports
Feb 22, 2010

I have a special place in my heart for the brain. This intricate, powerful and mysterious 3-... Read More

By: Kelly Ksiazek-Mikenas
Feb 23, 2010
By: Michael Kennedy, PhD
Feb 25, 2010

I'm always looking for new, fun ways to get people thinking and talking about science. College-... Read More

By: WCAS Undergraduate Seminar: Explaining Science
Feb 15, 2010

Did you know that many women with health insurance are unable to have testing that could truly... Read More

By: WCAS Undergraduate Seminar: Explaining Science
Feb 8, 2010

We are all guilty of a behavior our parents have long accused: ignoring the facts we don’t like... Read More

By: WCAS Undergraduate Seminar: Explaining Science
Feb 1, 2010

Remember those days when we just used cell phones to talk with our family and friends? Yeah,... Read More

By: WCAS Undergraduate Seminar: Explaining Science
Feb 1, 2010

Remember those dreams of becoming a professional athlete? Like the one where you hit monstrous... Read More

By: Esha Khurana
Feb 3, 2010

I’ll admit, as a student of science, I have a tendency to assume some degree of validity and... Read More

By: Alison Bruzek
Feb 1, 2010

As any classic Hollywood film will tell you, it is the woman, not the man, whose heart is left... Read More

By: WCAS Undergraduate Seminar: Explaining Science
Feb 2, 2010

What time is it? Maybe the E. coli in your intestines will tell you some day. Scientists at the... Read More

By: Monika Patel
Feb 2, 2010

I recently had lunch with a friend who had just returned to Chicago after a few months at Intel... Read More

By: WCAS Undergraduate Seminar: Explaining Science
Feb 2, 2010

When I hear the word “earthquake," my thoughts immediately turn to San Francisco, the San... Read More

By: Esha Khurana
Feb 4, 2010

For my first couple of weeks here at Northwestern, I had a major problem: late at night, I would... Read More

By: Michael Kennedy, PhD
Feb 5, 2010

While in downtown Chicago recently, I wandered into... Read More

By: Medill Reports
Feb 3, 2010

The calorie content of restaurant food is sometimes greater than what those restaurants report.... Read More