IAccording to taxonomy, the discipline that assigns official scientific names to all known organisms, all birds are dinosaurs. "Robin" and "blackbird" are common names that may mean different things in different places, while the clade "Dinosauria" is a clear scientific designation.
When a virus invades your cells, it changes your body. But in the process, the pathogen changes its shape, too. A new mathematical model predicts the points on the virus that allow this shape-shifting to occur, revealing a new way to find potential drug and vaccine targets. The unique math-based approach has already identified potential targets in the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
This Saturday, thousands of Chicagoans stuck inside due to “social distancing” will throw open their windows to sing some of the most inspiring lyrics in pop music: “Whoa, we’re halfway the-ere!” Yes, responding to the community balcony sing-alongs in locked-down Italy, two Chicago women are hosting a citywide “Livin’ on a Prayer” window sing-along.
Voters of Logan Square, your polling place for today’s primary election may have changed!
Some polling sites in the neighborhood appear to have closed amid coronavirus concerns. But you can find your new polling site via several resources — and use of early voting sites has been extended through today.
If you’re worried about the effects of COVID-19 closures on your neighbors, here are some ways to help out — from volunteering to buying gift cards online.
Thanks to Your Happy Place Liquors, a healthy assortment of organic groceries will still be coming to the mini-Target block — just across the street.
The aldermen of Logan Square entered 2020 after about seven months with a more-progressive city council. We wanted to check in with the three aldermen serving the majority of the neighborhood and get an update on what they accomplished in 2019 and what they hope to get done this year and beyond.
Alderman Daniel La Spata, of the 1st Ward ... said the first year has been a learning experience, but he’s looking forward to pushing policies ...
Logan Square-area aldermen want to add a suite of progressive revenue streams to the mayor’s recently proposed budget.
Chicago Icon Wesley Willis’ Vibrant Cityscapes Come To West Town In ‘City of Many Dreams’ Art Exhibit
WEST TOWN — The work of late Chicago cult-favorite artist and underground musician Wesley Willis brings some spirited color and a deep affection for the city to a West Town gallery. “Wesley Willis: City of Many Dreams,” opening Friday at Matthew Rachman Gallery, will share a comprehensive collection of the drawings Willis made from 1981 to 1991.
ANDERSONVILLE — Mystery and adventure await in a shadowy back room hidden by the ages. OK, maybe not “hidden by the ages,” but hidden anyway, as Uncharted Books in Andersonville has installed a “secret bookshelf entrance” at the back of the shop.
Ten ward offices from across the city will model “rapid-response” deportation-defense networks after a program pioneered in Logan Square’s 35th Ward.
If we think and act big, humanity has the tools to avert catastrophe. By reigning in overconsumption ... seriously tackling climate change, and adopting other approaches, humanity can save millions of species — and ourselves.