Cirque Shanghai: Dragon's Thunder is back at Navy Pier for the summer and Medill Reports gets a special look at the science behind some of the acts.
A recent study found that it’s a lack of
exposure to selective colleges and their alumni that prevents many
high-achieving, low-income students from attending these schools. One
Chicago-area program is hoping to buck that trend, providing eligible students
with academic and college counseling services and scholarships for all four
years of high school.
Women may one day be able to find out if they are at risk for postpartum
depression from the battery of blood tests completed during early
pregnancy. New research released this week said in a small study, women
who were more sensitive to hormonal changes were more likely to develop
depression after giving birth.
Skateboarding and inline skating have become
wildly popular as both recreational pastimes and extreme sports. But in
Evanston, skateboarders and skaters still face restrictive laws
and societal disapproval for practicing their sport.