Risk to other residents is low, health director says.
Northwestern University scientists have developed a robust new material, inspired by biological catalysts, that is extraordinarily effective at destroying toxic nerve agents that are a threat around the globe. First used 100 years ago during World War I, deadly chemical weapons continue to be a challenge to combat. The material, a zirconium-based metal-organic framework (MOF), […]
The 2014 Streets Alive! will be held on Sunday, Sept. 7, from 1 to 6 p.m. Main Street will be closed to motor vehicles from Hinman Avenue to the Robert Crown Center. This mile-long event sponsored by Evanston Streets Alive will connect four of Evanston’s nine wards — the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 9th wards, as well as two key […]
State Sen. Daniel Biss of Evanston made the case this afternoon for a dramatic restructuring of control over public mass transit in the Chicago region. The transportation policy talk was the the fifth of six discussions in “critical issues” seris Biss is holding at the Levy Center, 300 Dodge Ave. Biss said his interest in the transit issue stemmed from […]
Northwestern University researchers have developed a new switching device that takes quantum communication to a new level. The device is a practical step toward creating a network that takes advantage of the mysterious and powerful world of quantum mechanics.
Sugar, salt, alcohol and a little serendipity led a Northwestern University research team to discover a new class of nanostructures that could be used for gas storage and food and medical technologies. And the compounds are edible.
Over the course of this campaign, I have endeavored to articulate my positions and explain my reasoning process. I have spoken at City Council meetings, written blogs and responded to others’. My opponents in the 7th Ward aldermanic race have not been as prolific, but with several forums and multiple questionnaires from various community groups, […]
An AT&T official told aldermen Monday the phone giant wants to bring a new video service to Evanston to compete with Comcast cable. Marc Blakeman, an AT&T regional vice president, said the new internet-protocol-based video service, called U-verse, is delivered over fiber optic lines to distribution boxes called nodes and from there over conventional copper […]