| May 11, 2013
| 11:53 AM
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....
| May 6, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Attention dieters: If you want to maximize your chances of success, don’t go to the grocery store on an empty stomach.
So says a new JAMA Internal Medicine study from two members of the Cornell University Food and Brand Lab, where researchers...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 1:26 PM
When researcher Erik Patel hiked into the mountainous rain forest of northeast Madagascar in 2001, he was a doctoral student embarking on a quest for basic scientific knowledge about one of the rarest primates in the world: a snow-white lemur called the...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Growing up in and around New York City, where the weather can be as fickle as a Yankee fan, Justin Berk was bitten by the forecasting bug.
After earning his degree in meteorology from Cornell University, Berk did a five-year stint at WBAL-TV before...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 8:43 PM
Louis Gaston Helmick Jr., 92, of Fairmont, W.Va., died peacefully on Dec. 14, 2012. He was born July 14, 1920, son of the late Louis G. and Harriet (Smith) Helmick. He attended public school in Fairmont and later, Mercersburg Academy Prep School in...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 11:43 AM
CD players are going the way of the ashtray, roll-down windows and whitewall tires. Chevrolet is the latest to join the ranks of automakers like Ford who have ditched physical media players in favor of music streamed through onboard systems and...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 1:05 AM
BROOKINGS - Beef cattle production is a global industry. Cattle operations come in every shape and size, says Kalyn Waters, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist.
"It is truly amazing to stop and think about all the different climates and...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 6:35 AM
The inaugural class of the Towson High School Athletics Hall of Fame, featuring Michael Phelps (2003), Randy Dase (1972), Sue Beeler (1958), Billy Jones (1964), Jaimee Reynolds (1998) and Jack Thomas (1970), will be honored April 19 at halftime of the...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 2:28 PM
The men who play baseball and soccer at Towson University, run track at the University of Delaware and wrestle, swim or golf at any number of other colleges all heard the same reason when their teams were cut: Title IX.
To meet the federal law's goal of...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 9:00 AM
It wasn't B.J. Thomas, exactly, but musical raindrops seemed to be falling in a white-walled rehearsal room next to Walt Disney Concert Hall, courtesy of Milo Talwani, one of the L.A. composers least likely to write melody, let alone ear candy, into a...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 4:36 AM
The man said to have had the most profound influence on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, his father, historian Ben-Zion Netanyahu, died early Monday in his Jerusalem home at age 102....