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  • There's no T-I-E in a spelling B-E-E

    I have never been a fan of rewriting the rule book when it comes to sports. I wept a little on April 6, 1973 when New York Yankees first basement Ron Blomberg strode to the plate as baseball's first designated hitter. I threw nachos at the screen the...
  • Award-winning young quartet serves up classics

    If the Wasmuth Quartet is not a familiar name, that's precisely the reason why the Candlelight Concert Society is presenting this young chamber music ensemble on Sunday, June 15, at 3:30 p.m. at Howard Community College's Smith Theatre. This season-...
  • Vive la difference in linguistic styles?

     <i>Vive la difference</i> in linguistic styles?
    I wasn't surprised by the response to my Tuesday column on the Isla Vista rampage; several readers — more men than women — took issue with my stance that societal attitudes toward women had a role in shaping the killer. But I was surprised...
  • Older dads' kids more vulnerable to mental disorders

    A child born to a father 45 or older is three and a half times more likely to be diagnosed with autism, more than 13 times more likely to have attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and almost 25 times more likely to suffer from bipolar...
  • Want to dish about Valentine's Day sex? There's an app for that

    Psssst! Do you want to get freaky, give voice to your wildest or most romantic sexual Valentine's Day fantasies, and at the same time, contribute to legitimate scientific research? There's an app for that. The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex,...
  • Scientists turn to crowdfunding to support research

    Scientists turn to crowdfunding to support research
    UC San Diego graduate student Alex Piel is studying the family dynamics and habitats of chimpanzees in Tanzania's savanna. The research requires tracking animals, retrieving fecal samples and then testing to confirm genetic links. It does not come...
  • Connecticut's Musical Heroes -- Natives And Adoptees

    Are we a musical state? We are indeed. But our performances and organizations tell only part of the story. In some ways, the vitality and range of Connecticut's musical history is best indicated by the large and ever-lengthening roster of notable music...
  • San Diego State announces $20-million gift for student scholarships

    San Diego State announces $20-million gift for student scholarships
    San Diego State University is getting a $20-million donation -- the largest single gift in the school's history -- to create several endowed student scholarships, officials announced Wednesday. The gift comes from San Diego developer and...
  • Obama picks low-profile arts center executive to chair the NEA

    Obama picks low-profile arts center executive to chair the NEA
    Opting for arts-administration and fundraising credentials over star power, the White House announced Wednesday that President Obama will nominate Jane Chu, president and chief executive of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City, Mo.,...
  • Hartford Area 12th In Fitness Index

    Greater Hartford ranked 12th out of metropolitan areas in the U.S. for overall health and fitness in the seventh annual American Fitness Index released Wednesday. Washington, D.C., topped the list, followed by the Minneapolis-St. Paul region; Portland,...
  • 'Jesus' Wife' papyrus a forgery? You're a sexist!

    As evidence has mounted that "The Gospel of Jesus' Wife" — that tiny papyrus fragment that has Jesus saying, "My wife ... " — may well be a clever forgery, some scholars who study early Christianity have arrived at surprisingly strong...