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  • Like mini fighter pilots, fruit flies can execute hairpin turns

    Like mini fighter pilots, fruit flies can execute hairpin turns
    Fruit flies seem to have a preternatural ability to evade annoyed swatters. Now, laser-wielding scientists have discovered the secret of these winged escape artists: They execute speedy hairpin turns by banking in the same way that fighter jets do....
  • Excalibur Award: Daniel Cane, Modernizing Medicine

    Excalibur Award: Daniel Cane, Modernizing Medicine
    Daniel Cane was born to be an over-achiever. The son of Lake Worth internist Edward Cane and Nova Southeastern University law professor Marilyn Cane, the Boca Raton entrepreneur said he had no chance of being a slacker. He said his father hoped he...
  • Harford students help create winning flavor at Ice Cream University

    A new ice cream flavor – Campfire Delight – will be available locally next month. The flavor was created by a team of students, most of them from Harford County, participating in this year's Ice Cream University, hosted by TIC Gums at the...
  • Fruit flies make blazing fast turns like fighter jets, study says

    Fruit flies make blazing fast turns like fighter jets, study says
    Fruit flies could make some talented fighter pilots. Scientists who had the insects wing it through two laser beams watched the bugs make hairpin turns at blazing fast speeds, by banking in the same way that fighter jet planes do. The findings,...
  • The price of being black and bright in 2014

    Congratulations, Kwasi Enin. You're a 17-year-old Long Island, N.Y., high school student who applied to all eight of the nation's elite Ivy League colleges — and received acceptance letters from each one of them! For this astounding feat, you...
  • How to make wholesale clubs worth the cost

    Big discounts await shoppers at wholesale membership clubs like Sam's Club, BJ's and Costco, and shoppers swear by them to save money. For small businesses who need to buy in bulk and for large families, paying a yearly membership fee can make sense,...
  • Robert Dwight

    Robert Dwight
    Robert Lenox Dwight, a retired engineer who founded the National Electronics Museum and was active in the Assateague Coastal Trust and the Cylburn Arboretum, died of pneumonia March 22 at Baywoods of Annapolis. He was 91 and had lived on Gibson Island....
  • Declaring L.A. in decline, commission offers plan for jobs, City Hall reform

    Declaring L.A. in decline, commission offers plan for jobs, City Hall reform
    Three months after it painted Los Angeles as a metropolis stumbling into decline, the Los Angeles 2020 Commission offered 13 recommendations Wednesday that it said would “put the city on a path to fiscal stability and renew job creation.”...
  • Allentown native Lara Jill Miller to return in "Sci-Girls"

    Allentown's Lara Jill Miller who keeps a hectic schedule with her voice work for children's programming will return as Izzy on a third season tthe Emmy-Award-winning "SciGirls" which airs on PBS KIDS GO. Twin Cities Public Television received a $2.7...
  • Solutions sought to reduce food waste at schools

    Solutions sought to reduce food waste at schools
    It's lunchtime at Washington Preparatory High School in Los Angeles, but 16-year-old Parrish Jackson has barely touched her turkey burger and apricots. She's dumping them into the trash can. The apricots are "sour," the junior says. The meat is...
  • China's thirst for milk gives U.S. dairy farms a boost

    China's thirst for milk gives U.S. dairy farms a boost
    FALLON, Nev. — The dairy plant with its tangle of stainless steel pipes rises out of the parched landscape here like a beckoning oasis. Perched on the outskirts of this desert town dotted with small churches and roadside casinos, the factory...