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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • Nobel laureate resigns honorary UK post after sexist remarks

    A Nobel Prize-winning British scientist who said there was "trouble with girls" working in laboratories has resigned from his honorary post at University College London. Tim Hunt apologized for his remarks at the World Conference of Science Journalists...
  • Nobel laureate quits post after firestorm over 'girls' in science remarks

    Nobel laureate quits post after firestorm over 'girls' in science remarks
    One of the world’s most distinguished scientists resigned from his post at a top British university on Thursday after his comment that the presence of “girls” in the scientific lab leads to romance and tears when they are criticized....
  • David Whitley: Bob Costas doesn't deserve Caitlyn Jenner backlash

    David Whitley: Bob Costas doesn't deserve Caitlyn Jenner backlash
    Bob Costas must have a career death wish. He dared speak ill of Caitlyn Jenner, so protesters will soon demand NBC send him to Brian Williams purgatory. The fact that Costas didn’t actually diss Jenner does not matter. He warrants his 40 lashes...
  • Nobel laureate stirs storm with comments on 'girls' in labs

    A Nobel Prize-winning British scientist apologized Wednesday for saying the "trouble with girls" working in laboratories is that it leads to romantic entanglements and harms science. But Tim Hunt stood by his assertion that mixed-gender labs are...
  • Jerome F. Esterson, photographer

    Jerome F. Esterson, photographer
    Jerome F. "Jerry" Esterson, a colorful photographer whose work entertained Baltimoreans for nearly 60 years, died May 28 at his Pikesville home of complications from an infection. He was 88. Jerome Frank Esterson, the son of Julius Esterson, a Baltimore...
  • Saul Bellow helped knit highbrow, lowbrow

    Saul Bellow helped knit highbrow, lowbrow
    Though he won't be there to blow out the candles, the forthcoming centenary of Saul Bellow's birth is being celebrated in highbrow journals and the mainstream media. Bellow, who died in 2005, is being hailed for freeing the American novel from slavish...
  • YMCA leader to critic: LGBT dance 'is much bigger than a dance'

     YMCA leader to critic: LGBT dance 'is much bigger than a dance'
    When the YMCA in Boulder Valley, Colo., hosted a dance for LGBTQ teens, one member was not having it. "You closed the YMCA — the Young Men's Christian Association — gym for a LGBT party? I would appreciate having my dues refunded for the day...
  • Community news for Jewett City edition

    Griswold 5K run/walk GRISWOLD – The Griswold Booster Club and the Griswold Bicentennial Committee will be hold a 5K run/walk on Saturday, June 13, in celebration of Griswold's Bicentennial, with proceeds going to Griswold Public School Athletics...
  • Baltimore needs to become the city that learns

    Baltimore needs to become the city that learns
    Learning more and learning better is the only way for Baltimore to prosper. The city's children need to learn problem-solving skills that will enable them to progress as they grow up. The city's young adults need to learn how to be better parents and...
  • Rearview Mirror: OC Week in Review

    Sunday (05.31.215) Report: Animal shelter is dilapidated The 74-year-old Orange County animal shelter has fallen into "utter disrepair," creating health risks to both humans and critters, according to a new grand jury report. The main structure, built...
  • Pakistan police say 8 men in Malala attack were acquitted - not sentenced to life

    Pakistan police say 8 men in Malala attack were acquitted - not sentenced to life
    The Pakistani police and the country's public prosecutor said Friday that eight out of 10 militants charged with involvement in the 2012 attack on teenage activist and later Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai were actually acquitted in April — and...