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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...
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...
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 …...
Tribune reportersMayor Rahm Emanuel announced Tuesday a plan to create a collaborative work center for biotechnology startups in downtown Chicago that’s set to open early next year. The center will be based on 1871, the hub for digital startups at the Merchandise...
— President Barack Obama will travel to Argonne National Laboratory in the western suburbs Friday to promote his energy policies, according to White House officials. Aides would not say whether Obama also plans to talk about the sequester cuts...
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The Batavia School District 101 School Board will have plenty of new faces after the April 9 election since only one incumbent is running for four open seats. Departing are board vice president Jack Hinterlong, president Ron Link and member Joseph...
Tribune reportersPresident Barack Obama returned to Chicago Friday to push an energy policy aimed at weaning the country off of oil by using revenues from increased oil and gas production. In a roughly 20-minute speech at Argonne National Laboratory, Obama touched on...
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