| Oct 11, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Wildlife biologists are putting tracking collars and cameras on bears near Central Florida neighborhoods.
The devices, which rely on GPS technology, beam the animal's location to a computer every half-hour and may help the study team understand where...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 6:23 PM
Think your political beliefs arise from logic and reason? Think again. A team of scientists who studied the brains of liberal, moderate and conservative people found that they could tell who leaned left and who leaned right based on how their brains...
| 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...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Daniel Fessler is out at UCLA's Drake Track Stadium to do a bit of discreet academic observation. Spying, really, with a smidgen of fibbing.
It's fall 2013. Headlines are fading about a Florida jury's acquittal of a neighborhood watch volunteer who...
| 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...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 6:16 PM
Using powerful microscopes, scientists have observed the weaponry of HIV in action and gained key insights that may finally allow researchers to create a vaccine capable of fighting the virus that causes AIDS.
The sophisticated imaging technology...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 8:54 AM
Lake County's first documented case of West Nile Virus is a 48-year-old Gurnee man, as Health Department officials credit a cool, wet summer with depressing the population of virus-carrying culex mosquitoes, which thrive in hot, dry conditions.