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  • Motoring Q&A: Pinpoint engine noise with mechanic's stethoscope

    Q: I have a 2005 3.8-liter Chrysler Town & Country with about 152,000 miles on it. It has a constant engine noise like a diesel pickup truck when parked and idling. The Chrysler dealer was not sure what was making it and suggested they start by...
  • ComEd's plan to boost smart grid would hit customers' wallets, critics say

    ComEd's plan to boost smart grid would hit customers' wallets, critics say
    Commonwealth Edison on Thursday unveiled a plan that it billed as an expansion of ongoing efforts to overhaul the power grid and invest in renewable energy but that critics said would result in customers paying more to the electricity giant. The...
  • Increase the state's investment in clean, renewable energy

    Increase the state's investment in clean, renewable energy
    Most of us don't think much about the energy we use every day. We flip the switch and the lights come on — like magic. But the energy we rely on has to be generated by something. And how we generate that energy has a direct bearing on health,...
  • Quickly for March 19: 'Help prevent gridlock by honking'

    What's Quickly? It's where readers sound off on the issues of the day. Have a quote, question or quip? Call Quickly at (312) 222-2426 or email quickly@post-trib.com. Our local leaders and politicians want to turn the Dyer/Munster area into a Chicago...
  • Thermometer of the future: A wireless, wearable fever alarm armband

    Thermometer of the future: A wireless, wearable fever alarm armband
    What if you could take your temperature without a thermometer? Researchers at the University of Tokyo have developed a wearable device that can continuously monitor a patient’s temperature – and sound an alarm when a fever develops to...
  • Solar-powered plane lands in Myanmar on latest leg

    A solar-powered plane landed in Myanmar on Thursday night, the latest leg of a round-the-world trip aimed at highlighting clean energy. Dozens of trees had to be cleared ahead of the Solar Impulse 2's arrival at the Mandalay International Airport for its...
  • Protesters cynically oppose energies that make life cleaner and better for all

    As a university professor for over 30 years, I can state unequivocally that campus rhetoric never produced one single kilowatt hour of electricity, never cooked one meal and never fueled one automobile. The coal, natural gas and oil that do all these...
  • Chevy leads in buying carbon offsets, report finds

    DETROIT General Motors' Chevrolet brand was the leading corporate purchaser of carbon offsets in 2012 and 2013, buying credits representing the reduction of 4.6 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions in projects outside their own businesses,...
  • Do it for the manatees, GOP lawmaker says of protecting coal plants

    WASHINGTON From November to April, hundreds of manatees huddle in the warm discharge canal of one of Florida's biggest coal-fired plants, the Big Bend Power Station near Tampa, as camera-toting families point and laugh from a viewing deck at the gentle...
  • Obama orders 40% reduction in carbon emissions by US agencies

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama ordered the federal government to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent from 2008 levels over the next 10 years by shifting to renewable energy sources such as solar power. The executive order signed by Obama...
  • Scott Walker's consultant debacle says plenty about the fight for Iowa

    WASHINGTON Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's hiring of Liz Mair, a respected Republican political strategist and pundit, was problematic from the start. On Monday evening, just hours after CNN reported that she'd joined the team, conservatives and pesky...