| Jan 6, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Evanesco! Emma Watson and boyfriend Will Adamowicz's relationship has vanished — and for a while now.
The "Harry Potter" actress, 23, who met Adamowicz, also 23, in 2011 while they were studying at Britain's Oxford University, released a...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:00 AM
When Alison Galvani graduated from kindergarten in the summer of 1982, her mother took her to the musical "Annie" to celebrate. Then they went to Golden Gate Park for a picnic, spreading out a sleeping bag with white and yellow egrets on a green...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 4:38 PM
Emma Watson has spellbound another one: The "Harry Potter" star reportedly has a new man.
"The Bling Ring" actress, 23, has been spotted smooching and canoodling with Oxford University rugby player Matt Janney while they were vacationing in the...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Three hundred and seventy-five years ago Tuesday, when the Fundamental Orders of 1639 became law for the settlers of Hartford, Windsor and Wethersfield, its authors could not have imagined that they created what many historians would later call the world'...
| Jan 3, 2014
Since its inception more than a century ago, modern medical education has undergone a series of quiet revolutions, stretching and scaling to accommodate advances in biomedical science. Yet this comprehensive expansion in one critical area masks a relative...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 7:10 PM
People who suffer traumatic brain injuries face an elevated risk of death from suicide or accidents for years to come, according to a new study based on four decades of data on hundreds of thousand of patients in Sweden.
Those who survived the immediate...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:39 AM
Having an unusual personality structure could be the secret to making other people laugh, scientists said on Thursday after research showed that comedians have high levels of psychotic personality traits.
In a study in the British Journal of Psychiatry,...
| Dec 17, 2013
Three years ago Tuesday, the Arab Spring began when 26-year-old vegetable vendor Mohamed Bouazizi set himself on fire in suicidal protest against the political repression and limited economic opportunity offered in dictator Zine el Abidine ben Ali's...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 12:16 PM
A citizen science initiative led by the Adler Planetarium and Oxford University won $1.8 million Thursday from Google's Global Impact Awards.
Zooniverse, a nonprofit collaboration between the two institutions that has already had close to 1 million...
| Dec 19, 2013
Letters to the editor for the Dec. 19 TribLocal print edition from Glen Ellyn, Wheaton, Elmhurst, Oak Park, La Grange, Lisle and Plainfield.
I have been an official die-hard Cubs fan since 1932. I will always be a great fan of the Cubs. One...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 12:37 PM
It’s a favorite parlor game for science geeks: predicting who will win the Nobel Prizes.
For guidance, you can look to the winners of the Lasker Awards for medical research, or the Shaw Prizes for astronomy and life sciences. Recipients of the...