| Aug 19, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Edgar H. German Jr., an electrical engineer who founded GT-Tech Inc., died Friday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center of injuries suffered in an Aug.1 automobile accident in Reisterstown. He was 82.
The son of Edgar H. German Sr., director of public...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Southern Lehigh graduate Jake Del Priore has been selected as one of 36 finalists for the 2014 National Football Foundation High School National Scholar-Athlete Awards.
Del Priore, who holds most of the Spartans receiving records, was named the NFF...
| Aug 8, 2014
In Stephen L. Carter's new novel, "Back Channel," the world is on the verge of nuclear war, an American president is consorting with a 19-year-old girl, and a series of clandestine conversations held in a Chinese restaurant represents our species' best...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:15 AM
It’s alive! Using some paper, a circuit board and the plastic used in Shrinky Dinks, a team of researchers has designed an origami-inspired crawling robot that folds itself into working order in about four minutes.
These transformer-like paper...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 10:07 AM
Origami: It’s not just art anymore. Engineers are harnessing the Japanese art of paper-folding to build in smarter, more efficient ways.
A team of researchers designed a self-folding robot that can assemble itself and crawl away in four minutes,...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 12:44 PM
By now, school has begun for all students across the state and practice for fall sports teams has been underway for a while. Some schools offered team members an opportunity to participate in camps over the summer to prepare for the upcoming season,...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 2:30 AM
If you're trying to slim down or maintain a trim figure, you probably already know it's important to eat a healthy diet (think: lean protein, whole grains and plenty of produce), mind your portions and be active. But you might be surprised to learn that...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Any Broadway producer will tell you there's no magic formula for Broadway success. But that doesn't stop some people from trying to find one.
Particularly statisticians. Suspecting there's a golden ratio that might help explain "The Phantom of the Opera,...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 12:43 PM
The night after I graduated from Northwestern, I stayed with my parents in a Fairfield Inn in Gurnee, 32 miles north of campus.
It was the closest room my family could find and afford. More than a decade later, downtown Evanston boasts all of five...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Hotel owners can save some green by going eco-friendly.
That is the consensus of three studies by Cornell University professors who studied whether there is an advantage to operating environmentally friendly hotels over traditional hotels.
| Apr 18, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Removing chocolate milk from school cafeterias has been promoted over the last few years as a way to reduce the sugar kids consume and decried as a sure way to keep kids from getting the nutrients in milk.
Both might be the case, researchers at...