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  • News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos

    News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos
    Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its...
  • NASA Langley helps hone technology to study ocean health

    NASA Langley helps hone technology to study ocean health
    On Sunday, a NASA Langley airborne laboratory will embark on a joint sea-and-air research campaign from Maine to Virginia to Bermuda to help hone the world's most advanced technologies to study ocean phytoplankton. For 20 days, scientists from NASA...
  • Pioneering AIDS researcher Lange was a star with a passion to help

    Pioneering AIDS researcher Lange was a star with a passion to help
    He wouldn’t be the only victim they knew, but he¬†was probably the one they knew best. Friends and colleagues of Joep Lange, who died Thursday on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, remembered the prominent researcher as a straight-talking and well-...
  • Malaysia Airlines Flight 17: A tragic loss for AIDS advocacy, research

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17: A tragic loss for AIDS advocacy, research
    AIDS researchers and advocates are used to dealing with death, they say, but that hasn't made the last 48 hours any easier. An estimated 12,000 scientists, medical workers, advocates and policymakers are traveling to the 20th International AIDS...
  • Don't hate me because I like myself [Commentary]

    Don't hate me because I like myself [Commentary]
    I think I'm pretty. A sharp pang of embarrassment strikes me as I type these words. My heart rate elevates and a flush runs up my neck and blossoms across my cheeks. My first instinct is to go back and delete those incriminating four words, purging them...
  • Steve Lehman Octet's knotty 'Mise en Abime' forges a new path

    Steve Lehman Octet's knotty 'Mise en Abime' forges a new path
    Typically, music is a lot easier to hear than explain. Consider alto saxophonist Steve Lehman. Holding a doctorate in composition from Columbia University, Lehman is a dazzling talent with a compact tone and expansive ambitions that created one of 2009&...
  • Former State Legislator And Educator Remembered

    In the 1980s, state Sen. Kenneth T. Hampton's cream-colored Lincoln Continental was a fixture at the grocery store in Higganum center while he talked to constituents inside. Hampton, who represented the 33rd District, died July 3 in Cape Coral Fla. He was...
  • Harry C. Rhodes

    Harry C. Rhodes
    Harry C. Rhodes, former Queen Anne's County schools superintendent who oversaw the peaceful integration of that county's schools and who played a pivotal role in the community college movement in the state, died Monday of heart failure at the University...
  • Obama Library foundation raises more than $850,000

    A Chicago investment manager with strong ties to Mayor Rahm Emanuel is among the contributors who have collectively donated more than $850,000 to the foundation overseeing the development of President Barack Obama’s presidential library, according...
  • Becoming a Supreme Court justice was a shock, Sotomayor says

    Moving to Washington and becoming a Supreme Court justice five years ago was shocking, “like somebody throwing cold water on me,” says Justice Sonia Sotomayor. The transition from being a little known appeals court judge in her hometown of...
  • Singer snags scholarship honoring New Trier grad

     Singer snags scholarship honoring New Trier grad
    Forging something worthwhile and lasting from tragedy is difficult at best, but the Sarah C. McCausland New Trier Performing Arts Scholarship was created this year to do just that. Sarah, a 2013 New Trier High School graduate, was very active in...