| Mar 7, 2014
| 8:24 PM
UC Irvine's Paul Merage School of Business will have a new dean this summer, according to a news release.
Eric R. Spangenberg, who is in his ninth year as the dean Washington State University's College of Business, will take the helm of the Paul...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 2:20 PM
Tidal erosion caused by a February 1970 winter storm ate away a bank of soil on Washington's Olympic Peninsula, revealing parts of five Native American longhouses. The longhouses near Lake Ozette had been buried suddenly by a mudslide sometime around...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 5:20 AM
SEATTLE Sniff the air around Norman Lewis' experimental poplars, and you won't pick up the scent of roses.
But inside the saplings' leaves and stems, cells are hard at work producing the chemical called 2-phenylethanol which by any other name would smell...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 2:05 PM
"At Middleton," the new romantic comedy starring Vera Farmiga and Andy Garcia as strangers who collide during a campus tour with their college-bound kids, is like a feckless flirtation.
I use the word "feckless" because it keeps popping up in the film,...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 8:06 AM
The University of Maryland, College Park was included on a list of the "Top 25 LGBT-Friendly Colleges and Universities" released by national advocacy group Campus Pride Tuesday.
The university was the only Maryland school to make the list, which was...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 7:45 PM
Susan Segal normally spends about $30 for a three-month supply of a thyroid medication from CVS Caremark's mail-order pharmacy.
Recently, though, CVS sent her a different thyroid drug, which cost $23 more — a 77% increase.
Segal, 56, called to...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:11 PM
Women make up a bigger share of arrests for driving under the influence than they did decades ago, but little attention has been paid to how to halt or handle the trend, according to a report released Thursday.
Federal statistics showed that women...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Marianna Inga Burt, an attorney who represented children, died of cardiovascular disease March 12 at Union Memorial Hospital. She was 80 and lived in the Tuscany-Canterbury section of North Baltimore.
Born Marianna Koenig in Hoganas, Sweden, she was...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 2:30 AM
If you were fed infant formula as a baby, or have eaten fast food, breakfast cereal, margarine, frozen yogurt or artificial sweetener, chances are you've consumed genetically modified organisms. GMOs are ubiquitous in the food supply--present in 75 to...
| May 22, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Researchers reported Wednesday that they had sequenced the genome of the Norway spruce, a giant evergreen native to Europe that has also been planted widely in parts of North America.
Published in the journal Nature, the catalog of the tree's DNA was...
| May 24, 2013
| 1:05 AM
PIEDMONT, S.D. - Will cattlemen someday measure their animals' breaths and belches to determine feed efficiency, or whether they're getting sick?
Pat and Scott Zimmerman think so.
They are principals of C-Lock Inc. in Piedmont, S.D., which has...