| Mar 2, 2015
| 11:50 AM
Back in 1995, astronomer and computer expert Clifford Stoll wrote an article for Newsweek dismissing all the excitement about something called the Internet. It was headlined, "The Internet? Bah!"
Stoll ridiculed the claims of "Internet hucksters" ...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 2:07 PM
A senior at Lake Highland Preparatory School is one of 40 finalists for the nation's most prestigious high school science competition.
Catherine Li, 18, is Florida's only top finisher in the Intel Science Talent Search, which selects students who have...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 8:43 PM
A weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five years.
1995—Franklin & Marshall, the country's No. 1 team, gets revenge for a loss to Muhlenberg in the MAC title game a week earlier by beating the...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 3:22 PM
For decades Baltimore has wrestled with falling sales at its public markets. The biggest challenge: the "world famous" Lexington Market on the city's west side.
The city has embarked on an effort to overhaul the market, hiring a consultant to hash out...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 7:41 PM
BANGOR, Maine — Freshman reserve John Carroll scored 12 of his 15 points in the second half to lift Hartford to a 63-60 win over Maine on Wednesday night.
Trailing by five at halftime, Hartford (14-14, 7-8 America East) took lead for good with a 5-...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 12:10 PM
Feb. 24 update: Gloucester High School's VEX Robotics Team will be competing in the VEX Robotics Competition World Championship to be held April 15-18 in Louisville, Kentucky. Both teams A and B had a successful weekend at the Virginia State VEX...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 7:24 PM
Omar Allaudin and Rick Penders set the tone with a pair of 3-0 wins, and the Trinity men's squash team went on to defeat Columbia 7-2 on Saturday in the semifinals of the CSA Team Championships in Hartford.
Top-seeded Trinity (19-1), seeking its 15th...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 9:29 PM
Bill Nye, 59, is a science educator, writer and television personality who was the host of the popular children's science show "Bill Nye, the Science Guy." He was born in Washington.
Q: If your last name hadn't been Nye, you wouldn't be known as the...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 4:00 AM
BOSTON — The UPS driver looked down Beacon Hill at the midday traffic jam and explained how the city was shrinking.
Four-lane roads have been condensed into two lanes; two-lane roads are squeezed into one. Forget about the narrow streets that give...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 3:29 PM
The latest greatest bargain at Wal-Mart isn't on anything it sells.
It's the $1 billion price tag for the retail powerhouse's effort to improve the pay and training of its hourly workers.
The edge of greater efficiency and improved customer service...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 6:00 AM
Mapping the human genome was a gargantuan task. But it was just the beginning.
Nearly a dozen years after scientists published the first complete draft of human DNA, a global research effort has addressed another profound genetic mystery: how cells...