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  • Geek love at Theater Wit

    Geek love at Theater Wit
    Most romantic heroines don't work with yeast cultures. Most heroes do not win their loves by teasing them with the possibility of a really hot data-mining algorithm. But geeks deserve romantic happiness just as much as the rest of us — all right,...
  • Protection Of State Lakes Gets Little Attention

    Connecticut has more than 3,000 officially named lakes, ponds and reservoirs. A few are the fountainheads from which cities draw potable water. Many are becoming real estate refuges for those retreating from hurricane-hit saltwater shores. Many more are...
  • Lincoln Park Zoo works to eradicate rabies in Africa

    Lincoln Park Zoo works to eradicate rabies in Africa
    NANGALE, Tanzania — Huddled with his younger brother, the young man laughs easily, conspiratorially, at the commotion caused by the presence of curious foreigners in his family's modest compound outside this small village.  But when you ask 19-...
  • Working mothers, double standards and what bugs me about Tina Fey

    There are two reasons that American women continue to be obsessed about balancing motherhood and work in a way that most American men are not. First off, biology: Until men can get pregnant, give birth and lactate, there is never going to be a day where...
  • Chicagoan saves one dog at a time from rabies in Africa

    Chicagoan saves one dog at a time from rabies in Africa
    NANGALE, Tanzania — Only about half the dogs Anna Czupryna is studying in Tanzania have names. Dogs are different here. They are foragers and night watchmen who are treated more like livestock than pets. But when the dogs of north-central Tanzania...
  • Neil Shubin tells the story of us in 'Your Inner Fish'

    Neil Shubin tells the story of us in 'Your Inner Fish'
    Moving downward from the shoulder, the arms of Neil Shubin, fish paleontologist, are built like this: one bone, two bones, lots of bones, digits. The same is true for a bird's wing, a leopard's forward leg and the front fins of Tiktaalik, the ancient...
  • Derek Ouyang, home improver with a green goal

     Derek Ouyang, home improver with a green goal
    Welcome to the really, really green 'hood — 20 demonstration houses in Irvine's Great Park. Irvine is the cradle of the designed neighborhood, but not like this. These homes were designed and built to compete in the Department of Energy's Solar...
  • Turkey hunting begins Saturday in Pennsylvania

    Last Saturday was reserved specifically for the 16-and-under crowd, but come this Saturday, properly licensed hunters of all ages will be heading into the fields and forests of Pennsylvania for spring gobbler season. Turkey season runs May 3-31 in the...
  • Mark Keppel's Hung Duong has found success as a basketball coach

    Mark Keppel's Hung Duong has found success as a basketball coach
    The Southern Section basketball playoff pairings were released Sunday, and one of the most intriguing teams is Mark Keppel of Alhambra, whose coach, Hung Duong, escaped Vietnam in 1978 on a boat with his parents and five siblings and has grown up to...
  • Birds of the Lehigh Valley second edition available now

    The Lehigh Valley Audubon Society's second edition of "Birds of the Lehigh Valley and Vicinity" is now available, and the updated version includes 120 wonderful color photos of some of the most commonly observed birds in the region. These photos will...
  • Fake royal show among bottom of the heap

     Fake royal show among bottom of the heap
    With the Russians on the prowl, the Chinese hacking into our computers, Boko Haram in Nigeria triggering fear and celebrity hashtags, the last thing America needs is to lose a trusted ally: England. But the great Anglo-American alliance is...