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  • British journal again ranks Caltech best university in world

    British journal again ranks Caltech best university in world
    For the third year in a row, Caltech has been ranked as the top research university in the world by the Times Higher Education magazine of Great Britain. Three other California campuses — Stanford, UC Berkeley and UCLA — also scored in the top...
  • Marylanders hurt by the federal shutdown

    In a research lab in East Baltimore, rats that provide clues to how the brain degenerates with age could grow too old or even die before scientists can complete their experiments. At a homeless shelter, a Baltimore mother feeds her underweight toddler...
  • City's academic chief departure comes amid critical instruction year

    City's academic chief departure comes amid critical instruction year
    Sonja Santelises stood before a room of Baltimore educators whose faces were filled with angst as she spoke about a rigorous new curriculum that would soon change everything they thought they knew about teaching. Three years later, when she pulled up...
  • Dr. Alan Ross, 87, longtime faculty member at Johns Hopkins

    Dr. Alan Ross, 87, longtime faculty member at Johns Hopkins
    Dr. Alan Ross, a longtime faculty member of the Johns Hopkins University whose love of numbers fed his career and also an enjoyment of baseball, died Sept. 7 at Roland Park Place. He was 87. He was born in Oxford, Ohio, to E.C and Madeliene Ross, and...
  • PASSINGS: Leroy 'Sugarfoot' Bonner, Lloyd Phillips, Donald F. Hornig

    Leroy 'Sugarfoot' Bonner Lead singer and guitarist for Ohio Players Leroy "Sugarfoot" Bonner, 69, lead singer and guitarist for the Ohio Players, a band that fused rock, soul and funk for a string of R&B hits in the 1970s, died Saturday in a Dayton...
  • PASSINGS: Toshi Seeger, Zelma Stennis, David H. Solomon, John D. Wilson

    PASSINGS: Toshi Seeger, Zelma Stennis, David H. Solomon, John D. Wilson
    Toshi Seeger Partner in activism with husband Pete Seeger Toshi Seeger, 91, folk singer Pete Seeger's wife of 70 years and a close partner in his social and environmental activism, died Tuesday at the couple's home in Beacon in New York's Hudson...
  • 'The Electric Mind' brings complex world of brain impulse research to life

    'The Electric Mind' brings complex world of brain impulse research to life
    The idea of impulses in a human brain controlling objects outside the body sounds like science fiction. To people who've lost a limb or become paralyzed, it sounds like a miracle. "The Electric Mind" by Jessica Benko dives into the complex world of...
  • Breast-feeding could help reduce childhood stuttering, study finds

    Breast-feeding could help reduce childhood stuttering, study finds
    Breast-feeding, already known for supplying babies with healthy nutrients and disease-fighting antibodies, may also help guard against persistent stuttering, a University of Illinois study has found. Boys who were breast-fed for more than a year had...
  • The doctor-patient relationship is evolving

    The doctor-patient relationship is evolving
    Until now, doctors have pretty much called the shots in the doctor-patient relationship. But change is on the way. Patients, say ahhhhh — it's about to be all about you. The new approach is called patient-centered care, and it's a very good thing,...
  • Teaching compassion

    Teaching compassion
    Margie Huff, a second-year medical student at Northwestern University, picked up a drawing pencil and carefully sketched the upper border of an eye socket. Huff then peered at her own reflection in a small cosmetics mirror and made a couple of small...
  • Ob-gynecologists back genetic blood test for at-risk women

    Ob-gynecologists back genetic blood test for at-risk women
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - New, non-invasive tests for chromosomal disorders should be reserved for pregnant women with a higher-than-average risk of having a baby with Down syndrome, doctors said this week. The screening tests, which find small amounts...