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  • Who should and shouldn't get heart transplants -- and why?

    Who should and shouldn't get heart transplants -- and why?
    When a Georgia teenager named Anthony Stokes got himself killed not long ago, smashing up a stolen car in a police chase after supposedly taking a shot at an old lady in her house, the regret that poured out online was not for the death of the 17-year-...
  • Longtime Philadelphia sportswriter Stan Hochman dies at 86

    STAN HOCHMAN was a people person. Wrote about them. Cared about them. So it's not surprising the Brooklyn native ended up at the People Paper. Hochman's storied career at the Philadelphia Daily News began when he was hired to cover the Phillies on...
  • Students put expertise into plain English

    Students put expertise into plain English
    It was a simple question: What do you study? But UCLA doctoral candidate Oscar Campos started to give anything but a simple answer — he talked about cells and biology and how his research related to cancer but that he wasn't technically a cancer...
  • Lattes friendlier option for the spill-prone, new study shows

    Lattes friendlier option for the spill-prone, new study shows
    As if you needed another reason to splurge on that latte. A latte is less likely to spill over and scorch your hands than a regular coffee, according to a new study. The report, released Tuesday from the Physics of Fluids journal, promises that foam...
  • Philip Levine dies at 87; former U.S. poet laureate, Pulitzer winner

    Philip Levine dies at 87; former U.S. poet laureate, Pulitzer winner
    Philip Levine, a former U.S. poet laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner, died Saturday in Fresno. He was 87.  Timothy Skeen, a friend of Levine’s, confirmed the death. Skeen, also a poet, coordinates the masters of fine arts program at Cal State...
  • The rise of the avocado, America's new favorite fruit

    The rise of the avocado, America's new favorite fruit
    America is in love with avocados. The country's appetite for the creamy versatile fruit (yes, avocados are fruit) has grown just about every year for the past 15 years, according to data from the Hass Avocado Board, invading kitchens and menus across...
  • Conniving by crossover voters is more myth than threat

    Conniving by crossover voters is more myth than threat
    Loch Ness has its monster. The Pacific Northwest has Bigfoot. And elections have their own mythic creature, feared though seldom seen, who lurks large in the fevered imaginations of candidates, would-be pundits and some paranoid partisans. It's the...
  • Paris terror a moment for reflection on French resilience

    Paris terror a moment for reflection on French resilience
    The TV was on in the Paris apartment where I found Aleksandar Hemon via phone on Friday. From the screen came live coverage of the standoff between police and the two brothers suspected of storming into the office of the satirical newspaper Charlie...
  • A physicist explains 'Furious 7'

    Matthew Kleban holds a doctorate in physics from Stanford, conducted postdoctorate research at Albert Einstein's alma mater the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, and is now part of the research group at NYU's Center for Cosmology and Particle...
  • Some Maryland state workers crack million-dollar compensation mark

    Some Maryland state workers crack million-dollar compensation mark
    Looking for the highest-paid state employees? You'll find them in University of Maryland locker rooms in College Park and at its medical school in Baltimore. Men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon has the top spot for the 2014 calendar year, with a $2.2...
  • Three takeaways from Jay Z's NYU Tidal talk

    Three takeaways from Jay Z's NYU Tidal talk
    Following their bombastic announcement earlier this week, Jay Z and his Tidal partner Vania Schlogel sat down with NYU professor Errol Kolosine at the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music on Wednesday to discuss their new, already controversial...