October 07, 2014

Report: Prof. Salaita Cancels UIC Address

Professor Steven Salaita, whose comments about Israel on Twitter led to the revoking of his appointment at the University of Illinois’ Urbana campus, has reportedly cancelled a speech at the Chicago campus today.


A screen shows the laureates of the Nobel Prize in Physics in Stockholm Tuesday.
(Bertil Ericson/EPA/Landov)
October 07, 2014

3 Scientists Win Nobel In Physics For Development Of Blue LED

A trio of scientists, two from Japan and one from the U.S., will share the Nobel Prize in Physics for the invention of blue light-emitting diodes (LEDs), leading to a new, environmentally friendly light source.


October 06, 2014

Gov. Quinn: No Regional Minimum Wage

First, the president held at $50,000 a head fundraiser for Governor Pat Quinn.  This week, the First Lady and Gloria Steinem will stump for him.  Over the weekend, it was actor Martin Sheen's turn.


A screen presents the winners of the Nobel Prize in Medicine
(TT News Agency/Reuters/Landov)
October 06, 2014

3 Win Medicine Nobel For Discovering Brain GPS

Three neuroscientists from Europe will share the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their discoveries of how the brain determines where the body is in space.


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