| Apr 22, 2015
| 3:15 PM
Family members were relieved a search for a missing Western Springs college student Wednesday at a hiking trail near Boulder, Colo., turned up nothing.
"We found nothing, which is what we were hoping for," said Sheryl Allen. "That was a big relief. I'...
| Apr 21, 2015
| 3:23 PM
Authorities are searching for a 20-year-old University of Colorado sophomore from west suburban Western Springs who has gone missing.
Berry Tyler Allen, who goes by Tyler, lives off campus in the city of Boulder, said Boulder police Detective Sarah...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 2:22 PM
A science rocket is set to launch Saturday morning from NASA Wallops Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore, packed with experiments created by college students, including from Virginia Tech.
The Terrier-Improved Malemute suborbital sounding rocket is...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 3:38 AM
A Naval Academy assistant professor will be a visiting researcher in theoretical physics at the University of California at Santa Barbara.
Ryan Wilson was one of six awardees for 2015-2017 in the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics Scholar program....
| Feb 23, 2015
Scientists have a handle on what happens to air pollution spewing from tailpipes and smokestacks in the summer when sunlight and moisture can quickly interact with and transform key pollutants.
They know far less about what happens to those pollutants...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 4:43 AM
An audience of about 250, most of them students who raised their hands to declare that they plan someday to start a business, were told by a panel of entrepreneurs at Old Dominion University on Thursday that their paths to success are likely to be winding...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 7:22 PM
If obesity is linked to Americans' 24/7 lifestyles, would it help to reset the clock that dictates our eating? A new study of mice suggests it would, and in ways that go well beyond weight alone.
Even with a diet high in fat and sugar, mice that had...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The University of California is beginning to have second thoughts about its highly successful effort to bring more out-of-state students onto its campuses.
In a bid to boost revenue, the system five years ago began to aggressively recruit students...
| May 19, 2014
| 3:25 PM
A study of white married couples in the U.S. -- the majority of who were born in the 1930s -- concluded that spouses are more genetically similar to each other than they are to random individuals.
In a paper published Monday in the journal PNAS, a...
| May 9, 2009
| 8:47 AM
That's how Laura Taylor Free remembers Stephen Paul Morgan.
The images could describe Morgan's alleged slaying of Wesleyan University junior Johanna Justin-Jinich. How police say he followed through on a 2007 e-mail to her that...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 7:35 PM
News outlets pegged it as the "historic" blizzard of 2015.
Snow was supposed to reach unprecedented levels. Flights were canceled, driving bans enforced. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio warned his city to "prepare for the worst."
For New York and New...