| Dec 10, 2014
| 6:48 PM
Researchers have identified a new class of lab-engineered stem cells -- cells capable of transforming into nearly all forms of tissue -- and have dubbed them F-class cells because they cluster together in "fuzzy-looking" colonies.
The discovery, which...
| Nov 18, 2014
Lyft for Work: An article in the Nov. 14 Business section about ride-sharing firm Lyft adding corporate customers said Adobe was a launch customer. After publication, Lyft issued a correction stating that Adobe participated as a pilot partner in the...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 4:21 PM
A video recorded by a Tinley Park family of two bald eagles flying soaring through the air and jockeying for a fish has become a popular attraction online.
Nicholas Henkle, who is also superintendent of Rockdale School District 84, said he was home with...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 7:13 PM
Dr. Donald F. Steiner, a University of Chicago faculty member since 1960, did ground-breaking research on insulin that included the discovery of what he called proinsulin, a finding that has improved the lives of people with diabetes around the world....
| Nov 23, 2014
| 3:53 PM
Towson University has recruited a herd of new groundskeepers to put the bite on a pesky weed problem on the suburban campus.
Hauled in from a Harford County farm, 18 goats began munching away Sunday on a patch of English ivy covering the forest floor in...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Missed the chance to bid on Francis Crick's Nobel Prize when it was auctioned off last year for $2.27 million? No worries, you'll have another chance to own a piece of science history on Dec. 4, when James D. Watson's 1962 Nobel Prize, shared with Crick...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 2:51 PM
In the slippery tide pools of San Pedro’s Point Fermin, there are sticky green sea anemone, hard-shelled limpets, barnacles shaped like mini-volcanoes and even small octopuses hiding between gaps in the rocks.
Noticeably missing from this...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 12:53 PM
A six-month-old Florida panther was found dead from a vehicle collision Friday, bringing the total dead from road kills this year to a record-breaking 20 panthers.
The panther, a male, was found on Golden Gate Boulevard in Golden Gate Estates in Collier...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Scientists have published a new map of gene variations that influence the risk for various brain diseases and conditions, including Alzheimer’s.
More than 200 researchers & testers involved—in Project ENIGMA–(for Enhancing Neuro Imaging...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Northfield native Charles Engelman said he is still in shock after he was selected as the winner in a national contest sponsored by National Geographic, in which he will receive a $50,000 grant to launch his "dream expedition."
"To be completely honest,...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 2:46 AM
EAST HADDAM — Anthony DeNicola is a professional and proficient deer-killer.
DeNicola estimates he's been responsible for the deaths of about 10,000 deer since he began his Connecticut-based nonprofit wildlife control company in 1995. He's also...