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  • Traumatic brain injuries in veterans linked to higher dementia risk

    Traumatic brain injuries in veterans linked to higher dementia risk
    A new study of nearly 200,000 older military veterans has found that those with traumatic brain injuries were 60% more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. The study, published online Wednesday in the journal...
  • Perhaps the NCAA should think small-time

     Perhaps the NCAA should think small-time
    I've been following the trial meant to determine whether players should get a piece of the billions of dollars generated by big-time college athletics, and all I can say is that if intellectual gymnastics were a sport, defenders of the status quo would...
  • Jackson Jr. eligible for halfway house in about 3 months

    Jackson Jr. eligible for halfway house in about 3 months
    WASHINGTON—Sentencing experts were not surprised Tuesday at news that former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., now in a federal prison camp in Alabama, will be eligible for placement in a halfway house beginning Sept. 20. They pointed to his relatively...
  • Single-sex schooling cultivates confidence in girls [Commentary]

    Single-sex schooling cultivates confidence in girls [Commentary]
    In their new book, "The Confidence Code," Claire Shipman and Katty Kay draw on a broad spectrum of scientific research to support several of their hypotheses: Compared with men, women don't consider themselves as ready for promotions; predict they will do...
  • Dr. Charles J.E. Arnold, radiologist

    Dr. Charles J.E. Arnold, radiologist
    Dr. Charles J.E. Arnold, former chief of radiology at North Arundel Hospital and the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center, died suddenly Wednesday of undetermined causes at his Green Spring Valley home. He was 72. The son of Dr. Emerson...
  • How Ohio State University Won the EcoCar2 Student Hybrid Challenge

     
    The EcoCar2 Hybrid Challenge is over, and the winner has been declared: Ohio State University took the overall title, winning the three-year-long student program sponsored by General Motors. But what does it take to capture such an award? The EcoCar2........
  • McManus: The Ohio presidential equation

    McManus: The Ohio presidential equation
    If there's a ground zero in this presidential campaign, it might just be the parking lot of a downscale shopping center in North Columbus, Ohio, halfway between Papa John's Pizza and Payless Shoes. Here, in the empty shell of a former Kohl's department...
  • Ford hoping to tap thirst for fuel efficiency with phone app contest

    Ford hoping to tap thirst for fuel efficiency with phone app contest
    Ford Motor Co. will offer a $25,000 first prize for whoever makes the best phone app for fuel efficiency. The Ford Personalized Efficiency Challenge runs through July 24. Anyone entering has to work through the automaker's OpenXC research platform....
  • Dating dangers: Young love's dark side

    Dating dangers: Young love's dark side
    Editor's note: In light of a recent shooting at Nordstrom, we are re-visiting expert advice in this Heidi Stevens article about helping children avoid dating abuse.  Dating abuse among teenagers has reached alarming levels, and many parents aren't...
  • ACC All Access: James Gayle is showing his genetically predisposed potential at Virginia Tech

    ACC All Access: James Gayle is showing his genetically predisposed potential at Virginia Tech
    As much as James Gayle wanted to play in 2009 when he first arrived at Virginia Tech, he didn't really have a chance. He said the day before the '09 season-opener against Alabama he didn't "feel like sitting out a year," because that wasn't the kind of...
  • Roselyn Hammond, Morgan biology professor, dies

    Roselyn Hammond, Morgan biology professor, dies
    Roselyn Elizabeth Hammond, a retired Morgan State University biology professor who often entertained at the piano, died of cancer Sept. 3 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Ashburton resident was 72. Born Roselyn Elizabeth Brown in Grambling, La., she was...