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  • Murphy Pushes NIH To Increase Research Funding To State

    Saying Connecticut has shouldered "more of the cuts than other states," U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy has urged the head of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to restore funding for cancer and other disease research at Yale University and other...
  • Yale Freshman Survives 4-story Fall From Dormitory Window

    Yale Freshman Survives 4-story Fall From Dormitory Window
    NEW HAVEN (AP) — A Yale University freshman has survived a four-story fall from a dormitory window. School spokesman Tom Conroy said in an email Tuesday that the student fell from a window in Bingham Hall at about 2 p.m. Monday. Yale didn't have...
  • Yale Study: Mass Die-Offs Of Fishes, Birds And Mammals Increasing

    Yale Study: Mass Die-Offs Of Fishes, Birds And Mammals Increasing
    Mass die-offs of hundreds — sometimes hundreds of thousands — of fish, birds and other animals appear to be increasing in both frequency and in the numbers of individuals involved, according to a new study. The report by researchers at...
  • Dr. James Schroeder, leader of Northwestern medical faculty, dies at 62

    Dr. James Schroeder, leader of Northwestern medical faculty, dies at 62
    Dr. James Schroeder, a physician and professor who took night classes to earn an MBA at Northwestern University because of his interest in health care policy, was for 10 years president and CEO of the Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation. Dr....
  • Angela Bassett talks about her directorial debut, 'Whitney'

    She worked with the late Whitney Houston filming "Waiting to Exhale." Now award-winning actress Angela Bassett is making her directorial debut with the Lifetime original movie "Whitney Houston." She did it while starring as a voodoo queen on "American...
  • Teen Fantasy Author, Memoirist Among Authors Giving Talks

    Teen Fantasy Author, Memoirist Among Authors Giving Talks
    Books on food, fantasy, President John F. Kennedy, a memoir and some new novels will be discussed by their authors at free events at R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison. All require reservations: 203-245-3959 or www.rjjulia.com. On...
  • Does chilly weather really cause a cold?

    Does chilly weather really cause a cold?
    Maybe Mom was right all along. Although generations of parents have warned their children that venturing into the cold without a hat will make them sick, scientists have long understood that viruses cause the common cold, and that they can strike in...
  • Hartford Program Will Use Science, And $3M, To Teach Students English

     Hartford Program Will Use Science, And $3M, To Teach Students English
    HARTFORD — A $3 million federal grant will support a new initiative that aims to use science education as a way to help young Hartford students learn English, city and school officials said Wednesday. The project, called Literacy and Academic...
  • Freak Show Opens 'Side Show' Exhibit At Yale

    Freak Show Opens 'Side Show' Exhibit At Yale
    Coney Island amusement park had a sideshow. And the Wadsworth Atheneum’s upcoming Coney Island exhibit has a side show, too. The Atheneum in Hartford will open "Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861-2008" on Jan. 31. Meanwhile, an...
  • Dr. Harry Fozzard, cardiology specialist at University of Chicago, dies

    Dr. Harry Fozzard, cardiology specialist at University of Chicago, dies
    Dr. Harry Fozzard, a professor emeritus of medicine at the University of Chicago, was a leader in the field of electrophysiology, conducting research that centered on the ion channels in the heart that generate rhythm and control cardiac muscle...
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration At West Hartford Town Hall

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration At West Hartford Town Hall
    WEST HARTFORD — The public is invited to the 19th annual celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday Jan. 19 at Town Hall. Linda J. Kelly, president of the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving since 2005, will serve as keynote speaker....