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  • On the California gnatcatcher and development

    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,...
  • Paul Patterson dies at 70; Caltech neuroscientist

    Paul Patterson dies at 70; Caltech neuroscientist
    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...
  • Conflicts of interest pervasive on California stem cell board

    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,...
  • Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History

    Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History
    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...
  • Ashy storm-petrels breed at Santa Catalina Island

    Ashy storm-petrels breed at Santa Catalina Island
    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-...
  • There's A Bear In My Apartment! Now What?

    There's A Bear In My Apartment! Now What?
    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...
  • University of Scranton awards graduate and undergraduate degrees

    University of Scranton awards graduate and undergraduate degrees
    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...
  • Muhlenberg College awards degrees

    Muhlenberg College awards degrees
    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...
  • Bloomsburg University awards diplomas

    Bloomsburg University awards diplomas
    Bloomsburg University held graduation ceremonies May 10. Area graduates are: Lehigh County Holly C. Bachman, Whitehall, MS Comm Dis*Speech/Lang Path; Caitlin R. Bagenstose, New Tripoli, BS Health Sciences; Janice C. Bartolai, Orefield, BSN Nursing;...
  • 'Seinfeld' at 25: Are these the best episodes?

    'Seinfeld' at 25: Are these the best episodes?
    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...
  • UCF biology professor seeks volunteers for restoration projects

    UCF biology professor seeks volunteers for restoration projects
    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...