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  • UC Riverside chancellor calls for enrollment and campus growth

    UC Riverside chancellor calls for enrollment and campus growth
    At his formal investiture ceremony Thursday, UC Riverside Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox called for significant expansions in enrollment, faculty and the campus itself. UC Riverside should grow its student ranks from the current 22,000 to 25,000 over the next...
  • LCF considers the need for high-speed Internet

    City Council members are grappling to find a balance between bringing needed technological infrastructure into La Cañada and maintaining safe and attractive thoroughfares. The issue came to light Monday when the council considered two appeals over the...
  • High-Tech Grower For Big Box Stores Keeps Ahead Of The Calendar

    High-Tech Grower For Big Box Stores Keeps Ahead Of The Calendar
    SOMERS — While many Connecticut gardeners could still face a late frost and are putting off planting, at Grower Direct Farms in Somers, spring is underway, and they are already thinking of fall mums. The wholesale nursery is in the midst of...
  • Genocide descendants continue to seek recognition

    Genocide descendants continue to seek recognition
    As ‎nearly 1,200 people packed the Alex Theatre on Thursday at the 13th annual commemoration of the Armenian Genocide, attendees were abuzz about a historic statement made by the Turkish Prime Minister the day prior. PHOTOS: Armenian Genocide...
  • Villa Cresta STEM winners go onto to county contest [Loch Raven]

    Ever wonder which room in the house has the most dust? Anthony Zverev did. So he used dust distribution as the subject of his recent STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) project. Triggered on by his own bout of sneezing and coughing...
  • Perfide! Spilled blood is not, as alleged, that of Louis XVI

    Perfide! Spilled blood is not, as alleged, that of Louis XVI
    In its latest contribution to historical anthropology, genetic sequencing has shown that a lavishly decorated gourd said to contain the blood of the French King Louis XVI does not, very likely, bear the DNA of France's final monarch. Helas! Can no one...
  • Unraveling Crimes, Henry Lee Transformed Art Of Forensic Science

     Unraveling Crimes, Henry Lee Transformed Art Of Forensic Science
    Long before he became an internationally known forensic scientist sought out by the likes of the Kennedys and O.J. Simpson, Henry Lee began his career in a converted bathroom at the Bethany state police barracks. Virtually a one-man operation with a...
  • Towson University gets patent for technology to help blind Internet users

    Towson University gets patent for technology to help blind Internet users
    While blind people can browse the Internet through a variety of means, there is often one thing that stops them cold — a security feature known as a CAPTCHA that's designed to distinguish human users from robots. CAPTCHAs, in which a user must...
  • Will the pro-vaccine celebs please speak up?

    Will the pro-vaccine celebs please speak up?
    Celebrities who question the safety of vaccines just won’t shut up. It seems like every week there’s another famous person spouting some anti-vaccine nonsense, from Jenny McCarthy to Kristin Cavalari to Donald Trump and now, Alicia...
  • SpaceX gets closer to making a reusable rocket, sues Air Force

    SpaceX gets closer to making a reusable rocket, sues Air Force
    Elon Musk, founder and chief executive of Hawthorne rocket maker SpaceX, hastily called a news conference Friday in Washington, D.C., where he outlined an array of matters confronting his upstart company. A cryptic email was sent to media around 9 p.m....
  • Homeland Security cancels plans for new BioWatch technology

    Homeland Security cancels plans for new BioWatch technology
    WASHINGTON — Amid concerns about its effectiveness and multibillion-dollar cost, the Department of Homeland Security has canceled plans to install an automated technology that was meant to speed the 24-hour operations of BioWatch, the national...