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When I was visiting family this past week, my mother-in-law shared with us how she uses her Fitbit to keep track of how much she exercises, how well she sleeps, what she has been eating, and other...
You may notice that dogs are constantly sniffing – the ground, your food, another dog’s butt. We’ve grown accustomed to these kinds of behaviors from our furry friends. But, as humans, we would never...
When thinking of renewable energy sources, people generally think of solar, wind and water. But, there's a new energy source that is emerging on the market: the moon.
Every winter in Chicago, I wish I were a Canada Goose. Not because of their overall majesty and awesomeness. It is because, quite frankly, who wouldn’t want to pack up and get out of town when the...
What makes a stem cell so much more valuable, from a scientific perspective, than any other cell in the body? Stem cells are the chameleons of the cell world, meaning they can transform into any...


Mar 19, 2015
John J. Millichap, MD FAAP, is a pediatric epileptologist in the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at... Read More
Feb 26, 2015
While the focus surrounding the current measles outbreak is on children, adults may need a measles... Read More
Nov 20, 2014
BENCH (noun): A long, sturdy work table used by a carpenter, mechanic, scientist, or other worker.... Read More


By: Anne d'Aquino
Apr 3, 2015
Spring has begun to emerge beneath Chicago’s perpetual blanket of winter snow. With grass turning green,... Read More
By: Leidamarie Tirado-Lee
Mar 23, 2015
The way we acquire information has changed drastically since I was young student. At the risk of dating... Read More
By: Nisan Hubbard
Mar 18, 2015
Recently, people have been asking me for advice about careers after college. Often, they want to me to... Read More
By: Elaine Shen
Mar 16, 2015
Imagine hanging a pendulum on the inside of your car and accelerating forward. Which direction do you think... Read More