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  • Teen bitten by shark at Cape Henlopen

    Teen bitten by shark at Cape Henlopen
    Marine biologists have confirmed that a teenager was bitten by a shark at Cape Henlopen State Park on Monday, and officials said the boy had to get about 25 stitches to close the wound on his arm. The 16-year-old boy, who was not identified, was standing...
  • Fight over fighting's role in evolution enters round two

    Did evolution hand man a face that’s fit to take a punch? David R. Carrier, a University of Utah biologist who specializes in comparative biomechanics, believes that shortly after human-like primates stopped swinging from trees, they swung at each...
  • The shoddy science behind developers' push to delist the California gnatcatcher

    To the editor: The idea to delist the California gnatcatcher, pushed by developers, is based on second-rate science. ("Developers seek end to federal protections for California gnatcatcher," June 29) I was a reviewer for the developer-funded paper...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Simsbury Woman's Club Awards Three Scholarships

    Recently members of the Simsbury Woman's Club gathered at Avon Old Farms Inn to award scholarships to two Simsbury High School graduates, and a woman who is enrolled at Central Connecticut State University. The money funding the three scholarships was...
  • California bill would ease professional licensing rules for immigrants

    California bill would ease professional licensing rules for immigrants
    Denisse Rojas earned a biology degree from UC Berkeley and has set her sights on medical school. But one big obstacle stands in her way. To practice medicine in California, doctors must obtain a license from the state, and applicants are required to...
  • Roadkill counter is an app for that splat

    Roadkill counter is an app for that splat
    The dirty business of counting doe DOAs has gone high-tech, courtesy of a Utah State University team that developed a smartphone application to chart collisions between motor vehicles and animals. The system could help reduce collisions that cause an...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • John Kass: 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 threatened by...