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  • '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...
  • Unintended pregnancies higher in military

    Just over 10 percent of women in the military said in 2008 that they'd had an unintended pregnancy in the previous year — a figure significantly higher than rates in the general public, according to a U.S. study. The findings, which appeared this...
  • Donnetta Lavinia Grays Cast in "Intimate Apparel" Reading

    Donnetta Lavinia Grays Cast in "Intimate Apparel" Reading
    Donnetta Lavinia Grays, Geneva Carr, Lynda Gravátt, Billy Eugene Jones, Paul Anthony Stewart and Susan Kelechi Watson are cast in Westport Country Playhouse’s next Script in Hand playreading: “Intimate Apparel” by Lynn Nottage, set for...
  • Briefs: CdM's Wyatt commits to Brown

    Corona del Mar High senior Jake Wyatt has committed to play water polo at Brown University, he announced in an email Wednesday. Wyatt was a third team All-CIF Southern Section Division 1 performer for CdM in 2012. He also earned Newport-Mesa Dream...
  • Hopkins team explores the dark side of light

    Hopkins team explores the dark side of light
    Scientists who study sleep understand that light has a dark side, because it can interrupt natural rhythms, causing the mood and learning problems that go with lack of rest. Johns Hopkins University researchers have taken the understanding a step...
  • Scholarship Awards Breakfast: Corona del Mar

    Troy Bolus GPA: 4.5 School Activities/Clubs: track, Photography Club Community: peer tutor, Illumination Foundation Awards/Honors: Most Valuable Player varsity track 2012, Best Varsity Jumper 2010-11 Hobbies/Interests: guitar, golf, skiing,...
  • Scholarship Awards Breakfast: Newport Harbor

    Rachel Anne Barney GPA: 4.4384 School Activities/Clubs: IB drama production of "Dear Brutus," Field Studies Club, IB History HL, IB English HL, IB Theatre HL, IB French SL, IB Environmental Science SL, IB Theory of Knowledge, IB diploma candidate, AP US...
  • Jean-Pierre G. Meyer, Hopkins professor

    Jean-Pierre G. Meyer, Hopkins professor
    Jean-Pierre G. Meyer, former professor and chairman of the Johns Hopkins University mathematics department whose escape from Nazi-occupied France became the subject of a children's book, died April 24 of heart failure at his Guilford residence. He was 83....
  • 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...
  • Dr. Moreland Perkins, philosophy professor

    Dr. Moreland Perkins, philosophy professor
    Dr. Moreland Perkins, a philosophy professor who taught at the University of Maryland, College Park and was also former mayor of Riverdale Park, died Nov. 7 of pneumonia at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Roland Park resident was 85. "Moreland was highly...
  • Crime & Punishment: Thief Steals Chinese Food Delivery Car, Continues Making Deliveries

    Crime & Punishment: Thief Steals Chinese Food Delivery Car, Continues Making Deliveries
    In the 11th hour of her Senate campaign, Republican Linda McMahon tried to align herself with President Barack Obama in Connecticut's overwhelmingly Democratic cities. Flyers distributed in Hartford, Bridgeport and New Haven featured pictures of both...