Rahul Mehta, a senior at the University of Chicago Lab Schools, is among the 40 finalists at the Intel Science Talent Search.
Some local schools have begun warning parents of a new smartphone app that kids can use to anonymously post vicious and nasty comments about each other.
The South Bend Police Department said it wants to learn more about new technology that could make dangerous high-speed chases a thing of the past.
A mysterious device is being used by criminals to easily break into locked cars across the country, including here in Chicago.
Two researchers have developed a prototype condom that delivers small electronic impulses to the penis during sex.
With enough exposure carbon monoxide can be deadly. We saw that last month in an Oak Brook home where one man died and seven women were sickened after a CO leak. When firefighters got there, levels were already at 1,000 parts per million.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. Pat Quinn traveled to the White House on Tuesday, where President Barack Obama formally announced Chicago has been selected as the home of a new $320 million digital manufacturing hub.
It’s the fastest darn sports car ever.
News that a national, digital manufacturing laboratory will be built in Chicago offers hope that the city’s once-strong manufacturing sector can be rebuilt into a powerhouse of the 21st Century.
Google has announced a plan to bring super-fast Internet to more U.S. cities. Chicago got skunked. .
Efforts to conserve energy at high-rises by using highly insulated windows have led to an increase in falling ice, because ice and snow more easily stick to the cold exteriors of newer skyscrapers.
The auto designers of tomorrow are cutting their teeth today on the planning and construction of the vehicle, which races in two domestic events and could race overseas.
Kia Executive Vice President Michael Sprague said the Soul EV is built to be more fun than its competitors from Chevy, Nissan and Fiat.
The state of Illinois has provided $4 million to help launch new startup help for healthcare technology companies in downtown Chicago.
In the wake of the massive theft of information from Target customers, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) has proposed tougher federal penalties for computer hackers who steal credit card numbers.
Researchers at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago are hoping your smartphone can help them decode the mysteries of seasonal depression.
As city crews scramble to fill thousands of potholes every day, residents now can track when repairs have been made in their neighborhood.
There’s a new app on the market today and it’s designed to help your dog or cat in emergencies.
The Field Museum has unveiled an unusual find – a green meteorite discovered in southern Morocco two years ago.
Aaron Hamm, 29, hopes to be aboard the first four-person mission of Netherlands-based Mars One in 2025.
Tony Coiro sits atop a solar powered motorcycle he constructed. Coiro converted a 1978 Suzuki GS 550 into a solar-powered bike.
Meet The New iPhone 4
Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Sony — the list goes on and on when it comes to the number of companies cranking out digital readers.
Dubai is home to the world’s tallest skyscraper. Here’s a look at the Burj Khalifa tower.
In 2010, Japanese robotics makers are creating some of the most life-like robots ever — so life-like they can even be used for medical training. It seems the future is indeed now.