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Gambling Addictions, Purple Sweat, Driving While Asleep—the Scary Side Effects Of Popular Meds

Cindy Kuzma, Men’s Health Michigan resident Bernard Zeitler knew he had a gambling problem. He spent years conquering his addiction to scratch-off lottery tickets, and even started a speaking and publishing company, Stand Tall Recovery Services, to help others with the same struggles. Read more

U.S. needs Robin Hood approach to saving endangered species, researcher argues

Susan Cosier, Science Bunched cory cacti bloom along the Texas border with Mexico, their violet flowers emerging in the summer. The species is listed as threatened under the U.S. Endangered Species Act (ESA), which means federal officials are required to come up with a so-called recovery plan for nursing the plant back to health. But… Read More ›

Helping future computer scientists learn a new language

Bill Burton, UIC Talk about your tough homework assignments: cybersecurity expert Venkat Venkatakrishnan says he routinely challenges computer science students with security problems that take them into “uncharted territory – even a language they haven’t learned.” Venkatakrishnan, or “Professor Venkat,” as he is known, has scholarly interests in computer security and privacy, particularly the security… Read More ›