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  • One of the Angola Three recalls life in solitary confinement

    Robert King says he watched nearly three decades of his life fade away in solitary confinement inside Louisiana's Angola prison, sometimes glimpsing the world through a small window and longing for the few hours a week he might feel the sun on his face.
  • VIMS ecologist finds biodiversity more important than ever

    When you think about biodiversity, think about the Chesapeake blue crab. To thrive, it relies on healthy seagrass meadows. Those seagrasses rely on shrimps, crustaceans, snails and other creatures to control harmful algae, curb invasive species and...

    Why, and how, we should read Shakespeare today

    Why, and how, we should read Shakespeare today
    Thursday is William Shakespeare's 451st birthday and the 399th anniversary of his passing -- April 23 being the generally accepted date of the Bard's birth in 1564 and his death in 1616. Thus does 2015 fall between the cracks in the Shakespearean...

    Earth ate a Mercury-like body early in its history, study finds

    Earth ate a Mercury-like body early in its history, study finds
    A Mercury-like body smashed into a young Earth and gave our planet’s core the radioactive elements necessary to generate a magnetic field, a pair of Oxford geochemists say. Without that magnetic field, there would be no shield to protect us from...

    Chicago book news: New titles by Sneed, Calkins to be published

    Chicago book news: New titles by Sneed, Calkins to be published
    "Paris, He Said" by Christine Sneed will be published by Bloomsbury May 5. The novel explores the complicated relationships of a woman who moves to Paris with her wealthy, art gallery-owning lover. Sneed teaches at the University of Illinois at Urbana&...