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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 …...
Tribune staff reporterA chill in the air this time of year seems to bring that all-too-familiar scratch in the throat and tickle in the nose, and that's what makes the work two scientists achieved at Argonne National Laboratory a little timely, a little intriguing and a little...
Dear Tom, I was wondering where the 1976 Lemont tornado started and ended? —Jayson from Darien Dear Jayson, The Lemont tornado occurred June 13, 1976, on a stifling hot Sunday afternoon when a violent thunderstorm developed as a cooling lake...
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......
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WGN-TV Reporter25-miles Southwest of Chicago, at Argonne National Laboratory...research engineers are figuring out what kind of car you'll likely be driving soon. "So that's the future. That' a plug-in hybrid." Argonne's Advanced Powertrain Research Facility is part...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterInside a concrete-and-glass laboratory at the Naval Postgraduate School, a computer simulation of Osama bin Laden's al-Qaida terrorist network is beginning to take shape. Scientists are preparing to conjure deserts, urban landscapes, communications...
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