To get children and teens interested in science, technology and engineering careers, Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry is planning a new program examining the world around us and the role of humans in it.
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A new study finds that just one childhood concussion can have profound long-term impacts on health and educational attainment. That story and more from the world of science.
A Chicago park in West Town plays hosts to dozens of indie music acts this weekend. In the Loop, Pokémon GO players hit the streets en masse, while lions dance in Chinatown and Morris Day and The Time strike a pose in Chatham. Plus: Lumberjack athletes arrive for a U.S. championship in Tinley Park.
Evidence of a distant ninth planet in our solar system, electronic implants that can monitor brain injury then melt away, and how more sleep may reduce diabetes risk. Rabiah Mayas of the Museum of Science and Industry is back to review some of the hottest stories in the world of science.
Sure, the museum's coal mine ride is fun, but does it also need to be accurate? We revisit the popular exhibit.
Charlie Brown, robots, and mammoths – check 'em out before they disappear in 2016.
A new baseball statistic that could help the Chicago Cubs win, a new tool that could revolutionize the surgical removal of cancerous tumors and new images of Pluto and its largest moon, Charon. Museum of Science and Industry director of science and integrated strategies Rabiah Mayas joins us with these stories and more.
Printing 3-D Food, Health Benefits of Trees, & Smartphones' Impact on Commuting
Is food printing tipped to become the killer app that puts 3-D printers in every kitchen? Rabiah Mayas is back to discuss printed pizza and other developments in the world of science.
The Museum of Science and Industry premieres a new national touring exhibit that explores how robots, created by human ingenuity, will ultimately be our companions and colleagues, changing how we play, live, and work together.
The 25th anniversary of the Hubble telescope is this month, scientists find a potential breakthrough in our understanding of Alzheimer's disease, and the likelihood of finding life on Mars just went up. Rabiah Mayas, Director of Science and Integrated Strategies at the Museum of Science and Industry, rounds up the top local and international science news.
The Museum of Science and Industry celebrates the pairing of fashion with technology. We take a look inside the one night only installation and hear from the museum's first-ever recipient of the Fashion Inspiration Award, blogger Garance Doré.
Advancements in robotics technology are changing the fields of medicine, defense, and manufacturing. We talk with Rabiah Mayas about that and more.
Rocks on Mars, a sleeping spacecraft, and how science can affect this year’s Super Bowl; Rabiah Mayas, Director of Science and Integrated Strategies at the Museum of Science and Industry, joins us with the latest top science news. Read an article.
Gov. Pat Quinn joins famed Apollo 8 astronaut Jim Lovell to celebrate a very special anniversary. Paris Schutz has the story. Watch a web extra conversation with Lovell from our archives.