| Apr 16, 2011
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....
| Apr 18, 2011
| 2:09 PM
A Lot Like Love
By Julie James
Berkley Sensation, $7.99
Jordan Rhodes would do almost anything for her brother Kyle. So when the FBI offers to release Kyle from prison if Jordan agrees to bring an undercover FBI agent along with her to Chicago-based...
| Apr 27, 2011
Richard P. McKee, a chemistry professor who was so offended by a Glendora official's effort to thwart public comment at a meeting that he became one of California's most effective advocates for open government, died Saturday at his home in La Verne. He...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 9:48 PM
CORONA DEL MAR HIGH SCHOOL
AP Classes/School Activities/Clubs: AP physics; statistics; lit/comp; gov't/econ; art history; calculus; lang/comp; chemistry; U.S. history; European history; President, National Honor Society; President and...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 9:48 PM
NEWPORT HARBOR HIGH SCHOOL
AP Classes/School Activities/Clubs: Art History, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Computer Science A, English Language, English Literature, European History, Physics C (Electricity and Magnetism), Physics C...
| May 1, 2011
Johns Hopkins is building a 45,000-square-foot addition to its centerpiece Milton S. Eisenhower Library.
Loyola University Maryland is putting the finishing touches on new teaching and research laboratories at the Donnelly Science Center.
And at the...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 4:20 PM
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....
| Dec 27, 2011
| 3:00 AM
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....
| Dec 21, 2011
| 5:21 PM
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...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 5:48 PM
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...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 10:18 PM
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...