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  • I'll admit it: I'm a re-watcher

    Some people like to watch. I have a more embarrassing admission. I prefer to re-watch. Re-watching TV shows may seem downright irresponsible here in television's new golden age, when there are so many good shows, so easily available, that even a...
  • Allen Grossman

    Allen Grossman
    Allen Grossman,a prize-winning poet who spent 15 years teaching his craft to students at the Johns Hopkins University, died June 27 at his home in Chelsea, Mass. He was 82 and had been suffering from Alzheimer's disease. "Allen was an inimitable...
  • Meet the genes in the beans of your coffee

    Meet the genes in the beans of your coffee
    Wake up and smell the genome. Researchers have pieced together the genetic atlas of the parent of the most commonly cultivated species of coffee plant and uncovered a rather independent streak in its evolution. ----------- FOR THE RECORD An...
  • Ebola screening added to intake procedures for some U. of I. international students

    Ebola screening added to intake procedures for some U. of I. international students
    The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, while conducting its usual health screenings of international students this semester, devoted a few extra minutes to discussing the Ebola outbreak with those who arrived from the West African countries...
  • Problem gambling center mounts campaign urging restraint

    Problem gambling center mounts campaign urging restraint
    Bythella V. Johnson lost so much — about $3,000 — on slot machines during a recent trip to Atlantic City with her husband, Gary, to celebrate their 46th wedding anniversary that he threatened to cut the trip short if she didn't ease up. The...
  • Dr. Carolyn R. Haynie, Baltimore child psychiatrist, dies at 65

    Dr. Carolyn R. Haynie, Baltimore child psychiatrist, dies at 65
    Dr. Carolyn R. Haynie, a psychiatrist whose work with underserved children in her hometown of Baltimore became the core of a regional practice, died May 12 of breast cancer. The Mount Washington resident was 65. Raised in the Harlem Park neighborhood...
  • Making earthquakes for science

    Making earthquakes for science
    Engineering researchers at the Johns Hopkins University plan to stir an earthquake this month, a temblor as powerful as the 1994 Northridge quake in Southern California — one of the costliest in U.S. history. It will hit at the University at...
  • Do men and women view drunkenness the same way?

    Do men and women view drunkenness the same way?
    At what point would you consider someone to be just "tipsy" as opposed to "hammered" on alcohol? The answer, it turns out, depends on whether you're a man or a woman. In a study published online Wednesday in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical &...
  • Dylan Thomas' spirit still lingers in Swansea

    Dylan Thomas' spirit still lingers in Swansea
    SWANSEA, Wales — Around these parts, everyone knows about Dylan Thomas, Wales’ greatest poet. Gordon Stuart not only knows about Dylan Thomas, he knew him. Sitting in his living room, the 89-year-old artist recalled the Thomas he knew...
  • Ink stink

     
    Lisa Khoury wrote an anti-tattoo column that said, in part: An elegant woman does not vandalize the temple she has been blessed with as her body. ...Instead of getting a tattoo, a more productive use of your time would be......
  • Why teachers have test anxiety, too

     
    The statement of the obvious: Bad teachers are afraid of being evaluated based on how well their students perform on standardized tests. When they fail their students, their students fail them. The question: But why are so many presumptively good......