| Jul 17, 2014
| 5:00 AM
To the editor: As the senior authors of the paper on the California gnatcatcher denigrated by Occidental College biologist John McCormack, we wish to make clear that, contrary to his implications, no one other than the authors had any say in the analyses,...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 8:01 PM
For decades, epidemiologists have recognized that the highest rates of schizophrenia occur in children born in the winter and spring, about nine months after flu season. This pattern led researchers to examine the role that viral infections might play...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 9:32 PM
There's no good time for a public agency to be embroiled in a conflict-of-interest scandal, but this is an especially delicate time for California's stem cell agency.
The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, as the program is known formally,...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 4:39 AM
The widely held assumption that Connecticut was complete wilderness when the first European settlers arrived in the early 17th Century is belied by what archaeologists have found along the state's rivers.
"It was not wilderness," said Nicholas...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Tyler Dvorak was lying in slippery guano and smiling as his flashlight shined on a telltale shape in a crevice near the top of Ship Rock, which rises sheer and stark from the sea about a mile off the coast of Santa Catalina Island.
It was an ashy storm-...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Eric Hathaway of Canton said bears wander into his yard occasionally to chomp on the bird feeder or plunder a trash can, but he was surprised to see one recently in the parking lot of his Junk Shop on U.S. Route 44.
"Route 44 is 100 feet away from where...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:15 AM
UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON, Scranton, conferred doctor of physical therapy degrees and master's degrees May 31. Area residents receiving degrees include:
Elizabeth Ryan, Stewartsville, N.J., Doctor of Physical Therapy degree with a major in physical...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 1:53 PM
Muhlenberg College held graduation ceremonies May 18. Area graduates include:
Brian Borosky, Bethlehem, summa cum laude, Bachelor of Arts in English with a minor in Creative Writing.
Ramzy Burns, New Tripoli, summa cum laude, Bachelor of Science in...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:10 PM
Bloomsburg University held graduation ceremonies May 10. Area graduates are:
Holly C. Bachman, Whitehall, MS Comm Dis*Speech/Lang Path; Caitlin R. Bagenstose, New Tripoli, BS Health Sciences; Janice C. Bartolai, Orefield, BSN Nursing;...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 7:45 AM
The show about nothing is getting a big celebration this week on TBS.
The 25th anniversary of "Seinfeld" will be marked with 25 episodes airing Monday through Saturday on the cable channel. TBS bills these as the best 25 episodes, which fans may want to...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 10:22 AM
If you're looking for something educational to do with the kids this summer, here's a great idea.
Linda Walters, a biology professor at UCF, is looking for volunteers to help with restoration projects. She'll need help restoring local shorelines with...