Open houses, which include Naturally Illinois Expo, College of Engineering Open House and Beckman Institute Open House, in conjunction with EOH, present a large variety of exhibits and demonstrations for the public across University of Illinois campus in Urbana and Champaign on Friday, March 8, 2013. The open houses, including ExplorACES on UI campus, continue today.
My recent battery column elicited a few sparks, but I cannot confirm the veracity of the two emails I received concerning exploding lithium batteries. These emails won't be printed until I can be sure of their honesty and objectivity.
SPRINGFIELD — Despite opposition from the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police, a bill restricting law enforcement's use of unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, cleared an Illinois Senate committee Wednesday.
ARMSTRONG — An "isolated manufacturing issue" caused two wind turbines in East Central Illinois to break last year, the manufacturer of the towers said Monday.
URBANA — Oso Technologies is collecting oh, so many prizes.
On Monday, its CEO and co-founder, Eduardo Torrealba, won the $30,000 Lemelson-Illinois Student Prize for innovation.
By F. AMANDA TUGADE/For The News-Gazette
This week, the United States' five largest Internet providers — AT&T, Cablevision, Comcast, Time Warner and Verizon — implemented their long-threatened, er, promised Six Strikes program. The move purports to be an educational tool to combat Internet piracy but is really just a way for your provider to charge you extra fees.
Unmanned drones are an issue not only at the national and international level but also in Illinois and even Champaign County.
And an official with the American Civil Liberties Union believes they will become a greater concern as the use of inexpensive, technologically advanced radio-controlled planes and helicopters, as well as more expensive drones, expands.