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Children who use their hands to gesture during a math lesson gain a deep understanding of the problems they are taught, according to new research from University of Chicago's Department of Psychology.
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U.S. News & World Report is out with the latest version of its best business school rankings , and not too much has changed.
9 hrs ago | Scientific American
Microbiologists have known for some time that different diets produce different gut flora, but new research indicates that the changes take hold with startling quickness.
9 hrs ago | CNN
Laurence Steinberg says for My Brother's Keeper to succeed, we can't just focus on "fixing" young black men.
Prejudice revealed. Men were twice as likely to be hired for a math job even when they had equal skill.
Republican candidate for governor of Illinois Kirk Dillard prepares to speak on March 4, 2014 at a public forum at the David and Reva Logan Center for the Arts at the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois.
Shiu Sin-por joins row over surveys, saying some techniques used by public opinion programme could lead to distorted results The head of the government's in-house think tank has waded into a row over opinion polling by describing some polls conducted by the University of Hong Kong as "problematic".
The Saffir-Simpson scale , which assigns 1-5 ratings for hurricane intensity, has become a household word each summer and fall when destructive storms threaten our coastlines.
In a room on the ground floor of the conference's sparkling new headquarters, the Big Ten is putting the final touches on its version of Cooperstown or Canton.
Members of Generation Y are less likely to be bothered by income inequality and more likely to want to get rich than their parents' were at the same age.
The University of Chicago's Institute of Politics hosted a discussion last night on leading America's largest cities.
The Chicago Teachers Union plans to take the energy of popular democracy that has served the union so well and bring it into the city's neighborhoods.
When Ann Keniston was in elementary school, her babysitter -- a poet -- would take Keniston's writings to poetry readings and read them to audiences, explaining that the poems were the work of an 8-year-old.
Submitted by Valley View School District: Valley View Community Unit School District 365U will join the Illinois State Board of Education and schools throughout the state in administering the second annual Illinois 5Essentials Survey of school climate and learning conditions from March 17 to April 25. The survey provides a unique opportunity for ... (more)
The University of Chicago Medicine has agreed to pay $17 million to a 19-year-old man for failing to run lab tests on him when he was a boy, which ultimately resulted in damage to his heart and brain - and disabilities he is still overcoming, his lawyer said.
Chicago's third-coldest winter has contributed to the deaths of 26 people so far, nearly 50 percent more fatalities than the entire season's average in recent years, according to numbers provided by the Cook County medical examiner's office.
Ignorance might not prevent the American academia from sermonizing to the world but, when coupled with pompousness, it damages what many good Americans hold very dear to their hearts: 'the American national interests'.