• Study Shows How Bacteria Behave Differently in Humans Compared to the Lab

    Most of what we know today about deadly bacteria such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa was obtained from studies done in laboratory settings. Research reported May 14 in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows that this laboratory-based information may have important limits for predicting how these bugs behave once they’ve invaded humans.

  • Why We Love Han Solo

    The rogue space jock was born in science fiction long before Harrison Ford grabbed a blaster and met Luke Skywalker. Science fiction expert Lisa Yaszek explains his appeal and the history of one of science fiction's oldest archetype.

  • Tech Tower Gets New Letters

    The letters atop Tech Tower are being replaced, beginning today. The interior lighting components are switching to a newer technology, but the new letters will have a look and feel like the old ones. The project is expected to take six days, depending on weather conditions.

  • Still Raising the Bar: ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ 50 Years On

    Jay Telotte, professor of film studies in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication, discusses the enduring legacy of 2001: A Space Odyssey 50 years after its theatrical release in 1968.