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  • After diagnosis, Baylor University star highlights Marfan Syndrome

    The towering height that helped 20-year-old Isaiah Austin shoot to the top ranks of the NBA draft this year also was a symptom of the genetic disorder that, less than one month ago, ended his pro career before it began. But the 7-foot-1-inch Baylor...
  • He Had His Hand On Pulse Of Connecticut's Economy

     He Had His Hand On Pulse Of Connecticut's Economy
    Edwin L. Caldwell was a prominent economist whose views about the future of Connecticut's economy were highly influential in the 1970's and '80s. He was a vice president and chief economist at the former Connecticut Bank and Trust Co., a professor of...
  • Mad Cow Theatre adds 4 to board of directors

     Mad Cow Theatre adds 4 to board of directors
    Orlando's Mad Cow Theatre has increased the size of its board of directors — which once numbered just three — to include a dozen members. Announced as new members on Friday, June 13, were: • Jonathan Miller, director of the Olin...
  • Texas scholar's work to ID immigrant corpses is gratifying — and sad

    Texas scholar's work to ID immigrant corpses is gratifying — and sad
    The forensic anthropologist lifted a thighbone from the skeleton arrayed on her metal lab table and studied the fine cracks traversing its surface, gray and weathered as driftwood. Associate professor Lori Baker, 44, set the bone down and cradled the...
  • Like a tree's rings, blue whale's earwax tells a story of its life

    Like a tree's rings, blue whale's earwax tells a story of its life
    Scientists probing a giant plug of earwax pulled from a dead blue whale have discovered in its hardened layers a detailed biography of the wild animal's life, from birth to death, in 6-month chapters.  Their new technique, described in the Proceedings...
  • David George

    David George
    David joins the KTUU “Morning Edition” team with 30 years of Broadcast Meteorology experience. He has previously covered a broad variety of weather events with meteorology stints in Texas, Oklahoma, Washington, Minnesota and most recently,...
  • Graduates cooking up new ways to utilize degrees in dietetics

    Graduates cooking up new ways to utilize degrees in dietetics
    Dietitians were once found mainly in hospitals and health care facilities treating patients with diabetes or kidney issues. While those needs still exist, healthy eating, overcoming the obesity epidemic, quality school lunches and bio-engineered foods...
  • PASSINGS: Dallas Willard, Jack Butler, Fredrick McKissack

    Dallas Willard Influential Christian philosopher taught at USC for 47 years Dallas Willard, 77, an influential Christian philosopher who taught at USC for 47 years and chaired the philosophy department in the early 1980s, died Wednesday in Woodland...
  • Still more about the gay parenting study

     
    Part one is here of my look at How different are the adult children of parents who have same-sex relationships? Findings from the New Family Structures Study, Social Science Research July 2012. Now for part two: First, some key passages......
  • Border crossers face high risk in South Texas

    Border crossers face high risk in South Texas
    FALFURRIAS, Texas — The South Texas sun had scorched the woman's face. Flies swarmed over her lips. Under a nearby mesquite plant, a plastic water jug lay empty. Brooks County Chief Deputy Sheriff Urbino Martinez picked it up and walked back to...
  • Mavis S. 'Sherry' Sheedy, art teacher

    Mavis S. 'Sherry' Sheedy, art teacher
    Mavis S. "Sherry" Sheedy, a retired Baltimore public schools art teacher and longtime museum docent, died April 4 of congestive heart failure at Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster. The Reisterstown resident was 74. The daughter of a civil engineer...