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Gallery shares thoughts on the ‘Unthought’

Gallery shares thoughts on the ‘Unthought’

February 5, 2018

People interact with the natural elements of water, fire, wind and the sun every day, but a new exhibit at the University of Chicago’s Renaissance Society explores if they truly consider how much.Cu...

Micro apartments may come to South Loop

Micro apartments may come to South Loop

September 21, 2015

For about $1,300 per month, a 336 square-foot apartment might not seem like sufficient space for the price, but some consider it the only way to live in a chic neighborhood.A local development group pr...

Climate change effects to heat up in coming years

By Sports & Health Reporter

May 11, 2015

From record-low temperatures to an increase in natural disasters, the effects of climate change are considered visible to some and controversial to others. However, a meta-analysis by Mark Urban, a University of Connecticut ecology and evolutionary biology professor, has revealed the impact of global warming is more tangible and destructive than previously thought. According to the study, published in the May 1 issue of the j...

Unnatural Selection: Urban life may be forcing the hand of evolution — in real time

Unnatural Selection: Urban life may be forcing the hand of evolution — in real time

By Sports & Health Editor

March 30, 2015

If you’d asked Walter Marcisz 10 years ago where the sweet spots for monk parakeet sightings in Chicago were, he would have rattled off a long list. As former president of the Chicago Ornithological ...

Internet exercises get mixed reviews from fitness experts

Internet exercises get mixed reviews from fitness experts

By Zareen Syed

April 7, 2014

With the help of online gurus and free home-workout YouTube channels, fitness fiends can get exercise instruction and motivation from the comfort of their own homes.However, these increasingly popular on...

Chicago residents’ newest neighbors

By The Columbia Chronicle

September 9, 2012

A mild winter and poor garbage upkeep throughout the city’s neighborhoods have led to a dramatic increase in Chicago’s brown rat population, according to Chicago ecologists.Complaints to City Hall have risen drastically, forcing crews to respond more quickly to 311 calls regarding the rat problem. Calls this year have risen from 12,375 in 2011 to 15,895—a 28 percent increase, according to Matt Smith, spokesman for th...

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