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  • Second year with the Terps is more comfortable for Turgeon

    Second year with the Terps is more comfortable for Turgeon
    COLLEGE PARK -- A year ago, Mark Turgeon went into his first media day as Maryland’s basketball coach talking about somebody else’s team – the one he inherited from Gary Williams. As diplomatic as he tried to be, the typically blunt...
  • American Scientists Win Nobel Prize In Chemistry

    American Scientists Win Nobel Prize In Chemistry
    Two American scientists won the Nobel Prize in chemistry for their work revealing protein receptors on the surface of cells that tell them what is going on in the human body. The achievements have allowed drug makers to develop medication with fewer side...
  • Adam Rothenberg finds dream part in 'Ripper Street'

    Adam Rothenberg finds dream part in 'Ripper Street'
    When Adam Rothenberg signed on to star in BBC America's hit crime drama "Ripper Street," he wasn't expecting to feel quite so special on set in Ireland. "I was for once exotic, yeah," he said, laughing. "I never really thought of myself as having an...
  • Lightning strikes again when least expected with another boys soccer title

    The state championship was a shutout, just like the previous eight matches for Cypress Bay, which were also victories. This run to a third consecutive title for the Lightning featured improved defense because the team’s chemistry continued to...
  • Wedded: Palma Botterell and Kevin Jarboe

    Wedded: Palma Botterell and Kevin Jarboe
    Wedding date: Jan. 19, 2013 Her story: Palma Botterell, 31, grew up in Fairfax, Va. She is a graduate student at the University of Maryland's geochemistry program and a scientist with the U.S. Geological Survey. Her father, John, is a computer...
  • James Arnold dies at 88; pushed to unlock secrets in moon rocks

    James Arnold dies at 88; pushed to unlock secrets in moon rocks
    When President John F. Kennedy announced in 1961 that America was committed to "landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the Earth" by the end of the decade, winning the race became the paramount objective of the national space program....
  • PASSINGS: Sidney W. Benson

    Sidney W. Benson Former USC chemistry professor Sidney W. Benson, 93, a chemistry professor who was scientific co-director of USC's Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute, died Dec. 30 at his home in Brentwood of complications from a stroke, the...
  • Herbert Hauptman dies at 94; won Nobel Prize in chemistry

    Herbert Hauptman dies at 94; won Nobel Prize in chemistry
    Herbert Hauptman, who won the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1985 for work uncovering the structure of molecules that accelerated medical research and led to the development of new drugs, has died. He was 94. His death Sunday in Buffalo, N.Y., was announced...
  • Har Gobind Khorana dies at 89; biologist, chemist won Nobel Prize

    Har Gobind Khorana dies at 89; biologist, chemist won Nobel Prize
    Har Gobind Khorana, who rose from poverty in rural India to become a giant of modern biology, winning the Nobel Prize in 1968 for work that helped decipher the genetic code and explain how cells make proteins, died Nov. 9 in Concord, Mass. He was 89....
  • William S. Knowles dies at 95; Nobel Prize-winning chemist

    William S. Knowles, a retired Monsanto Co. organic chemist who shared a Nobel Prize in 2001 for helping to solve a vexing problem in the manufacture of medicines, died Wednesday of complications of ALS at his home in the St. Louis suburb of Chesterfield,...
  • William N. Lipscomb dies at 91; won Nobel Prize in chemistry

    William N. Lipscomb, who received the 1976 Nobel Prize in chemistry for studies that were the first to explain the chemistry of the element boron and, in particular, those exotic combinations of boron and hydrogen called boranes, has died. He was 91....