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  • University research -- a brief history

    Universities were not always the engines of research and discovery," says Robert Rosenberg, associate vice president of communications at the University of Chicago. "World War II changed all that." Rosenberg says there was an exodus of scientists out of...
  • The dirt on your dollar

    The dirt on your dollar
    He gets around, that George Washington. Spit crisp and slick from the ATM, he slides in and out of wallets, waiters' aprons, beggars' coffee cups, deli cash registers, the pockets of teens' jeans. Countless anonymous fingers have fondled that buck of...
  • 40 years later, toxic waste still haunts pockets of DuPage County

    40 years later, toxic waste still haunts pockets of DuPage County
    Lurking beneath the surface of the West Branch of the DuPage River are the remnants of radioactive contamination left behind by a factory that was shuttered almost four decades ago. The Rare Earths Facility in West Chicago not only was a major employer...
  • Weddings & Engagements

      Jonathan and Kelly Caplan   Paules and Kathleen Gibson, of Lewisburg, Pa., announce the marriage of their daughter, Kelly Lynn Gibson, to Jonathan Lee Caplan, son of Howard and Diane Caplan, of Columbia, on May 22, 2011. The bride is a 1987 graduate...
  • Columbia: Weddings and Engagements

    Columbia: Weddings and Engagements
    Fikile and Karen Guralnick   Leonard and Ann Guralnick, of Columbia, announce the marriage of their daughter, Karen Ann Guralnick, to Fikile Richard Brushett, son of Stephen Brushett and Refiloe Bam, of Silver Spring, on June 25, 2011. The bride is a...
  • Saturday, July 21, 2012

    5 - 6 a.m. The Saturday Morning Show with Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong  6 - 9 a.m. Mr. Fix-It with  Lou Manfredini  9 a.m.  - 1 p.m.  WGN Weekend with Bill Moller 9:07 a.m.  A scientist from Argonne National Laboratory tells Bill Moller about a...
  • Chrysler Developing Engine That Burns Gasoline and Diesel

     
    Chrysler and the U.S. Department of Energy are developing a radical prototype engine that burns a combination of gasoline and diesel fuels that could help Chrysler and other automakers meet future fuel economy targets, according to a presentation given...
  • Extension 720 Audio Archives, December 2006

    We name the best (and worst) books of 2006 with Ron Grossman, top features writer for the Chicago Tribune, and Joe Morris, a frequent guest on Extension 720 and a partner in the Morris and De La Rosa law firm. (12/27/06) Books of the Year (75:29) Four...
  • Cold cure? Argonne's shedding light

    Cold cure? Argonne's shedding light
    A chill in the air this time of year seems to bring that all-too-familiar scratch in the throat and tickle in the nose, and that's what makes the work two scientists achieved at Argonne National Laboratory a little timely, a little intriguing and a little...
  • Will Lithium-Air Battery Be the Silver Bullet?

     
    Currently, the lithium-ion battery is the most effective battery composition and the one being deployed by automakers in the Toyota Prius, Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf. It provides the most energy while taking the least amount of space. However,...
  • Your Tax Dollars at Work: Argonne Lab's Diesel Research

     
    The U.S. Department of Energy???s Argonne National Laboratory outside of Chicago is synonymous with the rise of nuclear power in the last century, but it's currently improving a technology that could already be sitting in your garage: the diesel engine......