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Nov–Dec/13

A decline in the murder rate has been uneven in Chicago, increasing the gap between different parts of the city.

Sept–Oct/13

Many more planets than previously known appear to have conditions that are just right for life.

July–Aug/13

Middle-class positions disappeared during the recession and they’re not coming back even as the economy adds jobs.

May–June/13

Chicago Booth statisticians do the math on the NHL's overpaid or undervalued players.

Mar–Apr/13

Spectrograms help explain the complex color of the singer’s ever-changing sound.

Jan–Feb/13

Partisan beliefs shape perceptions of reality.

Nov–Dec/`12

Sorting success from failure in the recent cultural-project building boom.

Sept–Oct/12

Centuries ago, falling temperatures across Europe spelled danger for suspected witches.

Apr/1995

A bookcase full of potboilers, mysteries, satires—and even some great books—have the same backdrop: the University of Chicago.

July–Aug/12

As fans flock to new music, some surprising cities lead the way.

May–June/12

The International Baccalaureate program raises high schoolers’ chances of attending—and finishing—college.

Mar–Apr/12

A Chicago astrophysicist calculates the fastest way to get airplane passengers into their seats.