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  • Sniffing out scent secrets from Simon Constantine

    Sniffing out scent secrets from Simon Constantine
    Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics is a brand committed to offering customers a natural, inventive and whimsical line of bath products and perfumes unlike any other. Each item is handmade and packaged with a label revealing who prepared the item and since it...
  • Rita Levi-Montalcini dies at 103; Nobel-winning scientist

    The human body begins as a single cell that proliferates into a few identical daughter cells which ultimately grow into billions of specialized body cells. Scientists and physicians have long recognized the pattern of this process, called differentiation,...
  • F. Sherwood Rowland dies at 84; UC Irvine professor won Nobel Prize

    F. Sherwood Rowland dies at 84; UC Irvine professor won Nobel Prize
    F. Sherwood Rowland, the UC Irvine chemistry professor who warned the world that man-made chemicals could erode the ozone layer, has died. He was 84. Rowland, known as Sherry, died Saturday at his home in Corona del Mar of complications from Parkinson'...
  • Survey says Terps are 'well-integrated' team with solid chemistry

    Survey says Terps are 'well-integrated' team with solid chemistry
    Shortly before the season began, Maryland men's basketball players sat down at computers, logged in with special passwords and began answering seven probing questions not only about basketball, but about themselves. "From whom do you seek input and...
  • UMBC seeks fresh ways to teach familiar introductory courses

    UMBC seeks fresh ways to teach familiar introductory courses
    Bill LaCourse felt inadequate. Some of his Chemistry 101 students sat in the back of the lecture hall and spaced out. Others simply left class as they pleased. "Maybe you're just not a good teacher," his department head said when LaCourse sought advice....
  • A model institution

    A model institution
    Who says sitting in the back of a packed lecture hall trying to absorb the intricacies of trigonometric functions or the chemistry of organic molecules is the only way to teach aspiring young scientists the tools of their trade? Well, tradition mostly....
  • Reader Q&A: K.C. Johnson's Bulls mailbag

    Reader Q&A: K.C. Johnson's Bulls mailbag
    So there I was, covering Northwestern's college football upset at Nebraska -- or was it Manchester United's soccer game in Seattle? -- when the email landed: "When is Ask K.C. coming back?" That answer is easy and short: Now. Here are some longer answers...
  • Longtime Ravens trainer Tessendorf honored by Ed Block Foundation

    Longtime Ravens trainer Tessendorf honored by Ed Block Foundation
    Bill Tessendorf, the longtime Ravens trainer who retired last month, was recognized Monday night by the Ed Block Foundation as part of its sponsor appreciation kickoff dinner. It's an honor that touched Tessendorf because it came from an organization...
  • Alongside Dvario Montgomery, Xavier Amerson also draws attention

    Alongside Dvario Montgomery, Xavier Amerson also draws attention
    Xavier Amerson might have the most luxurious job in high school football. The senior receiver gets to line up opposite Dvario Montgomery, Central Florida’s No.1 prospect on the Sentinel’s Super60 list. That means while opponents double...
  • Saul Roseman, chairman of Hopkins biology department, dies

    Saul Roseman, chairman of Hopkins biology department, dies
    Saul Roseman, the retired chairman of the Johns Hopkins University's department of biology, whose scientific research included a discovery that corrected the work of two Nobel laureates, died of congestive heart failure Saturday at his home. He was 90 and...
  • Area universities advance by adding a program, college, building

    Area universities advance by adding a program, college, building
    If as William Butler Yeats asserted -- "Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire" -- then three local universities are lighting some interesting fires as they seek to expand programs, add new colleges and literally reach for...