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  • Tinley Park awards teens scholarships

    Tinley Park awards teens scholarships
    Village officials awarded six Tinley Park teenagers $1,000 scholarships "for providing outstanding community service while maintaining academic excellence." The recipients were selected from 32 applications from eight schools, village officials said. It...
  • Water lettuce: Florida villain or native?

    Water lettuce: Florida villain or native?
    Water lettuce isn't a fancy green for salads; it is manatee food, capable of smothering a river and the focus of growing controversy. Water lettuce is regarded officially as a destructive exotic from another country and appropriate for blasting on sight...
  • OR7, the wandering wolf, looks for love in all the right places

    A Hollywood publicist couldn't have planned it better. Just in time for the world premiere of "OR7 -- The Journey," a documentary about a photogenic gray wolf who stole hearts on his 2011 trek from Oregon to California, comes big news from wildlife...
  • Schools go green under special initiative

    Schools go green under special initiative
    Green projects have been blooming throughout Arlington Heights School District 25 this spring as a result of Green Canopy grants from the Arlington Heights Quasiquincentennial Committee. Among the projects were creating a monarch butterfly garden, a...
  • UM supercomputer to boost complex research

    UM supercomputer to boost complex research
    Researchers at the University of Maryland, College Park need more than a laptop, a room of standard servers or even a supercomputer dubbed Deepthought to tackle research exploring Saturn's rings, the earliest galaxies, fire dynamics and drug-resistant...
  • Searching for elusive steelhead trout in the Los Angeles River

    Searching for elusive steelhead trout in the Los Angeles River
    On a recent sweltering weekday morning, environmental scientist Rosi Dagit waded into the murky water at the mouth of the Los Angeles River. Leaning hard against the current and trying not to slip on the rocks, she began pulling a seine net across a...
  • Charlotte J. 'Jean' Vieta, lawyer

    Charlotte J. 'Jean' Vieta, lawyer
    Charlotte J. "Jean" Vieta, a former laboratory assistant who later earned a law degree, died May 5 of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, at her Monkton home. She was 66. The daughter of William Purdum, an...
  • Where to travel to see turtles

    Where to travel to see turtles
    Each year, from approximately May to October, Florida’s coasts play host to some wonderful visitors, sea turtles, who come lay their eggs on our golden sands. To celebrate turtles, many Florida resorts feature nighttime walks to observe these...
  • FAU seeks prestigious Max Planck degree program

    FAU seeks prestigious Max Planck degree program
    FAU may land a prestigious new neuroscience degree program that promises to attract top students and researchers from around the world. FAU's Jupiter campus is the proposed site of an International Max Planck Research School, a program where students...
  • Google Doodle honors Rachel Carson, author and environmentalist

    Rachel Louise Carson was born 107 years ago today in Springdale, Pa. Google is celebrating the occasion with a Google Doodle of the author and environmentalist standing with her notebook amid a wild world filled with plants and creatures. Carson is...
  • RCC partners with VIMS for coastal ecology course

    RCC partners with VIMS for coastal ecology course
    A coastal ecology course will be held over the summer in a partnership between Rappahannock Community College and the Virginia Institute of Marine Science. The course includes three weeks of online academic work and two weeks of field work at VIMS,...