| Mar 29, 2014
| 6:00 AM
When Fox's "Sleepy Hollow" became a hit this season, critics and viewers were so bowled over by its crazy-great premise — Ichabod Crane as a colonial war hero! Back to fight the Four Horseman of the Apocalypse! — that another revolutionary...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 8:30 AM
College basketball, the penultimate episode of "How I Met Your Mother" and improved numbers for "The Good Wife" propelled CBS to an easy primetime ratings victory in key demos last week.
Nothing, meanwhile, could come close to what AMC's "The Walking...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Sometimes, it takes worm glue to fix the hole in a heart. Inspired by creepy crawly creatures like the slug and the sandcastle worm, a team of scientists has created a surgical adhesive that could safely seal up the hearts of babies born with congenital...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 10:15 AM
When neurobiologist David H. Hubel accepted his Nobel Prize in 1981, it had only been a couple of decades since he and his research partner danced in front of an anesthetized cat.
Hubel and Torsten N. Wiesel were measuring electrical activity in...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 4:37 AM
The Lyons Township High School District 204 school board recently approved about $22.6 million in projects at both campuses, including the renovation of the Reber fine arts center and cafeteria at the north campus in La Grange and the science labs at...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:36 PM
A lemur that hibernates is strange and cute enough. But studying its lethargic state may provide a clue to sending humans on long-distance space travel or healing the ravages of heart attacks, stroke and head trauma, according to researchers at Duke...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 4:44 PM
With 78 million American adults in the obese column and showing slim chances of permanently dieting their way out of it, one way of mitigating the public health disaster to come would be to unhook the wagonload of obesity-related ills — most notably...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Researchers at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital are looking at a novel way to stop cancer growth: regulating cell metabolism. When a cell turns cancerous and starts growing uncontrollably, its biochemistry changes. It starts to get energy...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
It helps reduce stress and anxiety, which can lower heart rate and blood pressure while reducing harmful hormones.
There's more to heart attack and stroke prevention than medications, exercise, and diet. The latest research confirms that people who...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 5:02 PM
To 63-year-old Greg Cooke, seeing Diana Nyad this month become the first person to complete a 110-mile swim from Cuba to Florida was nothing short of awesome. Nyad is, after all, just a year older than Cooke, and she reminded him of what is possible.
| Nov 13, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Fine lines, wrinkles and folds in the skin develop with age but are not necessarily a welcome badge of honor we're readily willing to display. As our skin loses collagen and elasticity, the lines and folds develop and our...