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KickingTiresChrysler and the U.S. Department of Energy are developing a radical prototype engine that burns a combination of gasoline and diesel fuels that could help Chrysler and other automakers meet future fuel economy targets, according to a presentation given...
Tags: Ethanol, Delphi Corp, Hybrid Vehicles, Ford, Renewable Energy
KickingTiresCurrently, the lithium-ion battery is the most effective battery composition and the one being deployed by automakers in the Toyota Prius, Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf. It provides the most energy while taking the least amount of space. However,...
KickingTiresThe U.S. Department of Energy???s Argonne National Laboratory outside of Chicago is synonymous with the rise of nuclear power in the last century, but it's currently improving a technology that could already be sitting in your garage: the diesel engine......
Internet-centered technology has advanced to the point that smartphone apps and e-commerce sites seemingly sprout overnight. Indeed, many can be built inexpensively from off-the-shelf software in weeks. Scientific breakthroughs, however, often require...
Tags: DARPA, Depression, University of Chicago, Research, Tuberculosis
Though known primarily as an author, Ray Bradbury had a fixation with Hollywood. It was inevitable that his skills as a science fiction writer would eventually land him work in the movies. His first gig was with Universal Pictures in the early 1950s,...
TribLocal - Downers Grove » NewsDOWNERS GROVE, Ill. (AP) â€” The Illinois Tollway and Argonne National Laboratory have announced a three-year partnership to study and develop energy-efficient technologies. Argonne scientists …...
TribLocal - Des Plaines » NewsA team of Maine South students is headed to the national competition after winning a regional contest for having the wackiest, most complex machine that …...
TribLocal - EvanstonEVANSTON, Ill. — Researchers at Northwestern University have placed nanocrystals of rock salt into lead telluride, creating a material that can harness electricity from heat-generating …...
Add one more laboratory to the list of world-class facilities to be overseen by the University of Chicago. The internationally renowned Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Mass., will be brought under the university's financial and...
A peaceful, tree-shaded park with a wooden gazebo in Hinsdale has barely drawn the notice of children walking or riding past on their bikes. "We'd eat in the gazebo. But then we'd leave because we thought it was somebody's lawn," said Catherine Dolan,...
Robert Lee Lyles Jr., who had two careers in his 69 years and excelled at each, died May 27 at his home in Annapolis. A scientist, physician and state policy adviser, Dr. Lyles "was a modern renaissance man with a tremendous curiosity," said Gene Ransom,...
Tribune staff reporterTwo thin streams of wastewater pour constantly from spigots used to monitor environmental conditions at the BP oil refinery in Whiting. Joe Morrison, manager of the facility's water treatment plant, quickly fills two glass bottles to show the...
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