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From The 21st, May 5, 2016: Check out this interview between The 21st and Rod Walton, Fermilab environmental consultant, as he helps us get better acquainted with the hoofed beasts that may soon be named the national mammal.

From WTTW’s Chicago Tonight, April 27, 2016: The bison herd at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory just got a little bigger. On Tuesday, the first bison calf of 2016 was born at the particle physics laboratory located in suburban Batavia, roughly 35 miles from Chicago.

From the Beacon-News, April 18, 2016: Fermilab in Batavia offered its 29th Wonders of Science event, which featured three current and retired high school teachers from the area performing a variety of experiments designed to make learning about science exciting.

From PBS Digital Studios’ The Good Stuff: Dark matter makes up 70 percent of the known universe, and we know very little about it. This video on dark matter includes an interview with theorist Patrick Fox and a tour of the MINOS underground area at Fermilab.

From Silicon Republic, April 8, 2016: Researchers in the United States, including Fermilab researchers, and CERN have teamed up to produce 20 new accelerator magnets, which, when put together into the next LHC in 2026, will up its power by a factor of ten.

From ABC7 News, March 30, 2016 (with video): The Chicago area hosted a special guest Wednesday as Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi toured parts of the city and the suburbs, including Fermilab. His first official visit to Chicago, it was the first stop in a four-day tour of the United States focused on trade issues between the U.S. and Italy.