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  • Frank Marble dies at 96; leader in development of rockets

    Frank E. Marble, a Caltech expert on jet propulsion and fluid mechanics who was among the first faculty members selected for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, has died. He was 96. Marble's Aug. 11 death at a Pasadena nursing facility was caused by...
  • Haitian leaders' bold vision goes beyond October election

    For the first time in two centuries, Haiti has leadership that is taking a businesslike approach to running the country, with President Michel Martelly and Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe encouraging the government's ministers and secretaries to act as...
  • Southern Lehigh grad Del Priore a finalist for NFF National Scholar-Athlete Award

    Southern Lehigh graduate Jake Del Priore has been selected as one of 36 finalists for the 2014 National Football Foundation High School National Scholar-Athlete Awards. Del Priore, who holds most of the Spartans receiving records, was named the NFF...
  • Using light, scientists make bad memories good in mice

    Using light, scientists make bad memories good in mice
    Can a bad memory be turned into a good one? Scientists say they’ve been able to do just that in a group of mice by activating certain parts of their brain with light. The findings in the journal Nature show that memories can potentially be...
  • ‘Fringe: Sins of the Father’ preview: Read excerpt from new novel

     
    Much in the same way its spiritual predecessor “The X-Files” paired the paranormal with the procedural, “Fringe” — the spectacular […]...
  • Destroying Syria's chemical weapons still leaves questions unresolved

    BERLIN Looking back a year, to the early hours of Aug. 21, 2013, when a series of missiles with poison gas payloads landed in suburban Damascus, experts can't help but note that the results of an international reaction to use of the lethal chemicals can...
  • Power to the workers: How grocery chain employees saved beloved CEO

    Artie T. is back. The beloved chief executive of the New England grocery chain Market Basket, Arthur T. Demoulas, has been reinstated in what experts are calling a testament to the power of passionate employees. “You have demonstrated to the...
  • Taking the Kids -- and making time for smaller museums

    Taking the Kids -- and making time for smaller museums
    Let's play! In one room the kids are busy making creatures out of clay and then seeing them come to life in a Claymation movie they create with a computer program and different backdrops; in another, they're performing in music videos. They are...
  • Aug. 27-28: Crypto 757 conference with bitcoin speakers in Virginia Beach

    Aug. 27-28: Crypto 757 conference with bitcoin speakers in Virginia Beach
    Crypto 757, a conference on cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, will discuss bitcoin basics, anti-money laundering and legal perspectives, payment systems, investing and more at the Cavalier Oceanfront Hotel in Virginia Beach Aug. 27-28. The event will have...
  • Top 10 Female Athletes: Kirsten Vose's All-American standards were hard to match

    Top 10 Female Athletes: Kirsten Vose's All-American standards were hard to match
    Versatility was the name of the game in La CaƱada during this past season with single-sport athletes showing their ability to master several positions and roles and multi-sport competitors shining in different fields. While much success came in the pool,...
  • UN: 4 countries face humanitarian crises, worst since WWII

    WASHINGTON With the crisis in Iraq, four countries are now experiencing severe humanitarian emergencies involving the displacement of millions of people, something experts and relief groups say hasn't been seen in decades. Iraq, Syria, the Central...