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  • These blind mice hear like Stevie Wonder

    These blind mice hear like Stevie Wonder
    Want to hear as well as Stevie Wonder or the late Ray Charles? A blindfold not only might help, it could re-wire your brain in the process, a new study suggests. The study, in mice, was the first to show evidence on a cellular level of a phenomenon that...
  • Number of disabled federal workers hired reaches 32-year high

    Number of disabled federal workers hired reaches 32-year high
    With her seeing-eye dog by her side, Denna Lambert works to help ensure that up-and-coming scientists and engineers with disabilities can see a future at NASA. Lambert, the disability program manager at Goddard Space Flight Center, said she is...
  • Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh steps on some toes as he remakes downtown Vegas

    Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh steps on some toes as he remakes downtown Vegas
    LAS VEGAS — He's a painfully private entrepreneur with very public dreams for this city's decaying downtown core. Around Sin City, giddy officials are heralding online shoe retailer Tony Hsieh as a visionary, the latest in a line of moneyed Las...
  • Juggling study leads to new revelations about human movement

    Juggling study leads to new revelations about human movement
    A traditional circus act may shed new light on human movement, with implications for the treatment of neurological disorders or other scientific breakthroughs. Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University are using juggling to study how touch, or haptic,...
  • Wendi Dwyer, bringing literacy to South Sudan

    Wendi Dwyer, bringing literacy to South Sudan
    Wendi Dwyer should have been packing for a trip to Africa. She had been scheduled to leave the next day. But a recent outbreak of violence in South Sudan — the nation is teetering on civil war — forced her to cancel. Instead, she sat in her...
  • Betty Jane 'Lindy' Bergman, 1918-2014

     Betty Jane 'Lindy' Bergman, 1918-2014
    Betty Jane "Lindy" Bergman donated important pieces of art to the Art Institute of Chicago and the Museum of Contemporary Art, among them works by Rene Magritte, Pablo Picasso, Joan Miro and Salvador Dali. Mrs. Bergman, 96, died of complications from...
  • Yet another Clippers-Lakers role reversal

    Yet another Clippers-Lakers role reversal
    It really is a bizarro world among L.A.'s NBA teams when you consider that nearly four years ago, Clippers fans marched outside Staples Center proclaiming unrequited love for free agent LeBron James as the Lakers shrugged on their way to another title....
  • Apodaca: Lessons learned from an ailing family pet

    Apodaca: Lessons learned from an ailing family pet
    Since my dog lost his vision, I've listened to experts and consulted websites for advice about coping with a sightless pet. But aside from all the practical tips, I've learned that living with a blind dog is a lesson in patience, commitment and letting go...
  • Chicago's new digital lab could be island of prosperity

    Chicago's new digital lab could be island of prosperity
    Mid-19th century enterprise and industry gave us Goose Island, a man-made byproduct of dredging the Chicago River. Now we're going to see what Goose Island can give to 21st century enterprise and industry. The just-announced Digital Lab for...
  • Diabetics Are At Risk For Vision Loss

    People with diabetes are at higher risk for eye diseases that can lead to vision loss or blindness, but they might not have symptoms at first. Regular eye exams can provide early detection, when treatment is most effective. Diabetic retinopathy, one...
  • Zimmerman, be like Casey and go away

    Dear George Zimmerman: Please go away. Nobody cares. Lamenting that you are homeless? Nobody cares. Struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder? Nobody cares. Jobless? Nobody cares. Whining that you owe $2.5 million to your lawyers, Mark O'...