| Oct 9, 2014
| 2:24 PM
A University of Connecticut Health Center surgeon-scientist has won a $4 million National Institutes of Health Pioneer award for his cutting-edge work in regenerative engineering.
Dr. Cato T. Laurencin, who headed the health center from 2008 to 2011,...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Women need to know exactly what sexual assault is and the frequency with which it occurs. So should men — not only because men can also be sexually assaulted, but because it's predominantly a minority of men who perpetrate this crime.
| Oct 7, 2014
| 6:11 PM
— Top geneticists from Harvard and the National Institutes of Health in Washington D.C. joined Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and others Tuesday in opening the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine.
The new nonprofit research center and the state of...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 5:14 PM
The University of Connecticut has completed fundraising for a memorial in honor of former Huskies cornerback Jasper Howard, who was killed at an on-campus dance in 2009.
The “lead gift” for the memorial came from Maryland's Randy Edsall, who...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 6:42 PM
WEST HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican business executive Tom Foley clashed Tuesday night on the economy, jobs and state spending in their second major televised debate.
In a one-hour broadcast in front of a live audience at the...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 3:11 PM
Plagiarism has reared its pernicious head in Connecticut's gubernatorial race.
Last week, the campaign staff for Republican candidate Tom Foley posted a plan for improving Connecticut's cities. The opposing campaign quickly accused him of plagiarizing...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Yale-New Haven Hospital announced Thursday that it has a new chief medical officer, Dr. Thomas Balcezak, effective immediately.
In his new role, Balcezak oversees administration for medical staff affairs, graduate medical education, patient safety,...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 7:21 AM
FARMINGTON — The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine opens next week, and many hope that it will elevate Greater Hartford as a hub for research in health care and biological sciences by attracting some of the best minds in those fields.
| Sep 21, 2014
Orioles slugger Chris Davis, suspended recently for using a banned stimulant, was caught amid a leaguewide crackdown that began three years ago as players' use of Adderall spiked, according to sports physicians and other experts.
Amphetamines — a...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 5:08 PM
In any listing of important figures in Connecticut sports history, John Toner should hold a high place. Three decisions that elevated UConn from a competitive New England school to a national powerhouse were all Toner's, made during his time as athletic...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 7:10 PM
MANCHESTER — The board of education heard a presentation Monday focused on the school system's mathematics curriculum and also approved a new contract for para-educators.
Santosha Oliver, who oversees the science, technology, engineering, art...