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  • Caltech named best research university in the world -- again

     
    Once again, the California Institute of Technology is ranked the best in the world. The Pasadena institution retained its ranking as the world’s best research university in the 2012-13 World University Rankings released this week by the Times Higher...
  • Dinosaur-size debt

    Dinosaur-size debt
    For many people the defining moment in the Field Museum's recent history was the bid at a 1997 auction that made Chicago home to the Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton known as Sue. But that choice could have far less impact on the Field's future than another...
  • Marciniak, Adamshick, Lisicky are among the all-time greats at the Via Hall of Fame Clinic

     
    What a great lineup Via has put together for its Hall of Fame clinic next month at Northampton Community College, all part of Via All-Star Classic week. Some of the best players and coaches we've ever had will be working with the kids. Here are the...
  • VOD Spotlight: Admission

     
    There’s no doubt that Admission has a lot on its curriculum vitae to make it an attractive candidate. You have the can’t-miss pairing of Tina Fey and Paul Rudd charming their way through an intellectual subject matter based on a literary...
  • Barbara Brenner dies at 61; breast cancer research activist

    As a neurological disease robbed Barbara Brenner of her voice, the fiercely outspoken activist still managed to be heard. She corralled technology, speaking through a text-to-voice application on her iPad and blogging about the concerns —...
  • Scouting out Malibu beaches? Get 'em on the phone

    Scouting out Malibu beaches? Get 'em on the phone
    When environmental writer Jenny Price first began scouting for ways to get to Malibu's beaches, she drove up and down Pacific Coast Highway but did not spot a single sign pointing "this way to the beach." Shrubbery obscured stairway openings. "Private...
  • Dr. Leonard M. "Myrt" Gaines

    Dr. Leonard M. "Myrt" Gaines
    Dr. Leonard M. "Myrt" Gaines Jr., a retired Baltimore internist, died June 26 from heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson, where he had volunteered for more than a decade. He was 86. The son of a civil engineer and a homemaker, Leonard...
  • Investor calls for TeleCommunication Systems Inc. to be sold or merged

    Investor calls for TeleCommunication Systems Inc. to be sold or merged
    An activist investor's push for a sale or merger at TeleCommunication Systems Inc. may be gaining traction. J. Carlo Cannell has been accumulating shares and now holds a roughly 5.8 percent stake in the Annapolis company. In a letter to TCS last week,...
  • 5 questions and answers about Jesus' 'wife'

    5 questions and answers about Jesus' 'wife'
    Since the news broke Tuesday about a scrap of papyrus containing the line in Coptic, "Jesus said, 'My wife..' " questions have rocketed across the world about what this means. We put many of the big questions to leading scholars, pastors and people in...
  • Dr. Gerhard Schmeisser, orthopedic surgeon, Hopkins professor

    Dr. Gerhard Schmeisser, orthopedic surgeon, Hopkins professor
    Dr. Gerhard Schmeisser, a retired orthopedic surgeon, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine faculty member and an innovator in artificial-limb technology, died of Alzheimer's disease complications Sept. 23 at Roland Park Place. He was 86 and had lived on...
  • Scholars Unite To Urge An End To Hotel Porn

    Scholars Unite To Urge An End To Hotel Porn
    A letter penned by two notable scholars – a Christian and a Muslim – and sent to a number of different hotel industry executives has asked those hotels to remove pornography from their company's in-room movie selections. Robert P. George, a professor...