Divisive Election Prompts Some To Hit "Ejector Seat" On Facebook FriendsSome social media relationships were fractured during the contentious presidential campaign, with a lot of “unfriending” and “unfollowing” happening on Facebook.
University Of Chicago Uses CT Scans To Digitally Unwrap MummiesResearchers from the University of Chicago performed CT scans on Tuesday to learn the secrets of two mummies that have been in the possession of the Oriental Institute for more than 100 years.
Northwestern Professor Among Three Nobel Prize Winners In ChemistryThree scientists won the Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for developing the world's smallest machines, 1,000 times thinner than a human hair but with the potential to revolutionize computer and energy systems.
Positive Train Control Still A Work In Progress For MetraThe National Transportation Safety Board continues to investigate what caused Thursday's deadly commuter train crash in New Jersey. The accident is prompting questions about train safety here in Chicago. Could something called "positive train control" have prevented this?
FAA Warns Travelers Not To Use New Samsung Phone On PlanesSamsung has issued a global recall of all Note 7 smartphones, after finding the lithium-ion batteries of some of the phones have exploded or caught fire.
Lawmaker Proposes Law To Help Remove Pokémon Go StopsProposed legislation introduced in Springfield Wednesday would require those who manage Pokémon Go and similar games to remove stops within two days of a request, and to make it easy to do so.
University Of Illinois To Research How To Secure Nation's Power GridThe University of Illinois has received nearly $19 million from the federal government to study threats to the nation’s power grid and come up with ways to survive an attack.
Players Should Use Caution With Popular 'Pokemon Go' AppOnly days since its launch, one app is being called a cultural phenomenon.
Cook County Unveils Upgraded Government WebsiteCook County has made a major upgrade to its official government website, and officials said it’s truly user-friendly now.
Lawmakers To Discuss Cybersecurity Threats At Chicago HearingIn a series of hearings, members of Congress want to hear how government and the private sector can work together to ward off cyber threats.
Naperville Gets FAA Approval To Deploy DroneNaperville Fire Department Division Chief Andy Dina said the drone will have many uses besides giving crews a better vantage point while fighting fires.
Sick Of Remembering All Those Passwords? Try A Password ManagerIf you’re becoming increasingly frustrated over the number of passwords you have to keep track in your life, an Internet security expert has some suggestions.