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  • Three Satellite Shows Complement Dynamic 'Coney Island' Exhibit At Wadsworth

    Three Satellite Shows Complement Dynamic 'Coney Island' Exhibit At Wadsworth
    When Walt Whitman lived in Brooklyn, N.Y., from 1836 to 1850, he frequently visited the beach at Coney Island, which he described as "a long, bare, unfrequented shore, which I had all to myself." Compare this to the wonderland remembered by the artist...
  • Lively, Colorful 'Side Show' Exhibit Of Freaks At Yale

    Lively, Colorful  'Side Show' Exhibit Of Freaks At Yale
    Freaks of nature have been the subject of fascination, disgust and pity for centuries, shunted off to the curtained-off shadowlands of carnivals and circuses. A new exhibit at Yale School of Art Gallery shines a full light on them and treats them with...
  • Study finds protective link in coffee vs. melanoma

    Your morning coffee might do more than perk you up. Researchers suggest it also might help protect you against melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. Coffee drinkers are less likely to suffer from malignant melanoma, and their risk decreases...
  • Stewart Dixon, corporate attorney who started noted Chicago firm, dies at 84

    In the late 1960s, Stewart Strawn Dixon helped start Chicago corporate law firm Wildman, Harrold, Allen & Dixon, which at its peak had more than 200 lawyers. "I was often struck by how much he cared about his clients," said John Eisel, who began working...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...