Researchers are looking into the possible ripple effects of lead exposure. After the city of Flint switched to the Flint River for its drinking water, experts found the number of kids with elevated levels of lead in their blood doubled.Even low levels of lead can cause kids to lose IQ points an
With such a long journey in an isolated environment, who would be best suited to embark on a trip to Mars with other astronauts and not get on each other's nerves? A professor of Industrial and Organizational Psychology who’s working on a NASA-funded research on team composition joins the program.
Worldview took Global Activism on the road to India! And we continue our visit to India’s Rajasthan State, the world’s most densely populated desert region, with the first of a two-part conversation with Jal Bhagirathi Foundation. It’s an NGO focused on water security. Parikshit singh Tomar of Jal Bhagirathi, will show us their retention basin where they store rainwater. The land reserve has developed into a beautiful ecosystem. Next week, Parikshit will take us to a remote rural village that was revolutionized by Jal Bhagirathi projects.
The Water After Borders summit is taking place at UIC this week where experts on fresh water sustainability discuss issues facing scarce water resources. We set up a panel of experts from the summit to look at the issues facing the Jordan River Valley. Also, we continue our trip to India, this time looking at water sustainability in Rajasthan.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia faced off Thursday, during round two of the televised debate portion of Chicago’s mayoral race. We take a look at what issues drove the conversation and who came out on top. Also, we hear the story of a Illinois National Guard member accused of supporting ISIS. And, we discuss how the seflie stick plays into trends in tourism.