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  • Vatican official: Nobel Prize for IVF inventor ignores ethical consequences of procedure

     
    A Vatican official has said that yesterday's award of the Nobel Prize for Medicine to one of the inventors of in vitro fertilization ignores the ethical consequences of the common procedure, according to National Catholic Reporter. British scientist...
  • Key breeding grounds must be protected to save tigers from extinction, researchers say

     
    JAKARTA, Indonesia — Conservationists must protect tiger populations in a few concentrated breeding grounds in Asia instead of trying to safeguard vast, surrounding landscapes, if they want to save the big cats from extinction, scientists said. Only...
  • Critic's Notebook: L.A. gets an in-depth look at complex and contradictory Wagner

    Critic's Notebook: L.A. gets an in-depth look at complex and contradictory Wagner
    By now you've probably gathered that Richard Wagner was opera's great maker of epics, with the singular ability to rouse emotions, amass followers and incite enmity. He was mythmaker, and he was mythologized. His operas are massive pageants of humanity,...
  • The Siren's Call: No country for young men either

    The Siren's Call: No country for young men either
    Terror comes in many forms. Ever since he started writing for sci-fi magazines and for "The Twilight Zone," Richard Matheson has been giving readers a grand tour in the gardens of menace. No one is safe. Not just the nervous passenger who sees a monster...
  • UC Irvine's first Rhodes scholar

    UC Irvine's first Rhodes scholar
    A UC Irvine alumna has become the first Rhodes Scholar in university history. Megan Braun, 23, who graduated with a bachelor's degree in history in 2009, said she plans to attend Oxford University in the fall for two years, where she plans to work...
  • Libraries reinvent themselves as they struggle to remain relevant in the digital age

    Libraries reinvent themselves as they struggle to remain relevant in the digital age
    Kathy DeGrego's T-shirt lets you know right away she isn't an old-school librarian. "Shhh," it says, "is a four-letter word." That spirit of bookish defiance has guided the makeover of the suburban Denver library system where DeGrego works. Reference...
  • Ireland: Exploring roots and finding a sense of home

    Ireland: Exploring roots and finding a sense of home
    Just as Ciaran Burke had told us in his family's pub that morning, the view from the top of Mount Gable was spectacular. In fact, you could see most of the places my sisters and I had visited, driving around the west of Ireland that week: To the west...
  • The running connection

    I'm not sure if it's the endorphins acting up, or a bond that you create with someone when you break a sweat, but there is definitely something about going on a "run" that will bring people together: as friends, as partners, as a couple, etc., etc. I've...
  • Archbishop Of Canterbury To Step Down

    Archbishop Of Canterbury To Step Down
    REPORTING FROM LONDON -- Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams announced Friday that he would step down at year's end after a decade of leading the worldwide Anglican Communion at a time of continued controversy over the role of women and gays and...
  • Could eating chocolate make you thinner?

    Could eating chocolate make you thinner?
    It's every woman's dream: could chocolate, the substance that cures everything from PMS to heartbreak, also make you skinnier? If true, there's got to be a catch, right? Here's the skinny: Dr. Beatrice Golomb, associate professor of medicine at...
  • Six International Choirs To Perform At New Haven Festival

    Besides the New Haven Green concerts, there will be other musical events at the International Festival of Arts & Ideas, which takes place June 16 to 30 in New Haven including the return of the popular "Music at Dusk" series at 470 College St. and a series...