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  • On the origin of today's Darwin Day

    On the origin of today's Darwin Day
    Today is Darwin Day, the 205th anniversary of the birth of the father of the theory of evolution. It's a scientific "holiday" that has had its evolutionary ups and downs. Five years ago, for the bicentennial of Darwin's birth and the 150th anniversary...
  • UM supercomputer to boost complex research

    UM supercomputer to boost complex research
    Researchers at the University of Maryland, College Park need more than a laptop, a room of standard servers or even a supercomputer dubbed Deepthought to tackle research exploring Saturn's rings, the earliest galaxies, fire dynamics and drug-resistant...
  • Matured Tennessee transfer Chievous eager to resume basketball career at HU

    No one in Columbia, Mo., could have been surprised by Quinton Chievous' basketball gifts. He was built for the game, and his father is hoops royalty there, the University of Missouri's career scoring leader and a former first-round NBA draft choice. But...
  • Scientist Pursues Passion More Than Pay

    Scientist Pursues Passion More Than Pay
    GLASTONBURY — When you first walk into Thoughtventions Unlimited, it looks like the junky garage of a man with heavy-duty tinkering interests. There's a 25-year-old scanning electron microscope covered in dust. "Haven't used it in 10 years,"...
  • Karen Kalck to wed Jason McCormick

    Geri and Larry Kalck, of Fallston, announce the engagement of their daughter, Karen Angela Kalck, to Jason Clinton McCormick, son of Dennis McCormick of Louisville, Tenn., and Christy Linke of Plant City, Fla. The bride to be is a 1997 graduate of...
  • For Orlando East River LB Ryne Rankin, you can't spell love without VOL

    For Orlando East River LB Ryne Rankin, you can't spell love without VOL
    When it comes time for the 2013 University of Tennessee football team pictures, just tell Ryne Rankin where to stand. He has a vision. When he visited the campus for an unofficial trip Oct. 1 – his birthday – to take in the Buffalo game, he...
  • Power walking falls between the ramble and the race

    Power walking falls between the ramble and the race
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - If watching the London Olympics has sparked an interest in race walking, with its singular hip-swinging, rolling gait, but the pace is not right, consider power walking, its more easygoing cousin. Whatever your fitness level, experts...
  • Evelyn Bryan Johnson dies at 102; pioneering female pilot

    Evelyn Bryan Johnson dies at 102; pioneering female pilot
    With her husband serving in the Army Air Forces during World War II, Evelyn Bryan Johnson was looking for something to occupy her time when she wasn't running their dry-cleaning business in Jefferson City, Tenn. She found it in a small advertisement...
  • New Town guard Jannah Tucker commits to Tennessee

    New Town guard Jannah Tucker commits to Tennessee
    When Jannah Tucker visited the University of Tennessee in February, she began to see herself as a Lady Vol. This past weekend, the New Town rising senior knew for sure. Tucker, a member of the U.S. Under-18 national team, orally committed to the Lady...
  • Grafton readies for baseball showdown with Warhill on Friday

    In a Bay Rivers District baseball championship race that appears to be four teams deep, most weeks should produce showdown games. This week's big game pits the remaining two unbeatens as Warhill (5-0) travels to Grafton (5-0) at 4:30 p.m. Friday. Grafton...
  • Baltimore City Paper editor to leave after 10 years

    Baltimore City Paper editor to leave after 10 years
    Lee Gardner, editor of Baltimore's City Paper, is leaving the alt-weekly to become a senior editor of the Washington-based Chronicle of Higher Education. Gardner, 47, said 17 years at the City Paper — including 10 as the editor — was simply...