| Jan 9, 2012
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...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 5:00 AM
When the Ravens signed left tackle Bryant McKinnie on Aug. 24, then added center Andre Gurode on Sept. 5, the moves confirmed a sense of flux and uncertainty for the offensive line.
But after a regular season in which the offensive line helped the...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 8:29 PM
The most stunning moment on the latest Kills’ album, “Blood Pressures” (Domino), is the one that’s perhaps most out of character. Alison Mosshart and Jamie Hince have long been celebrated for their scuzzy take on electro-blues...
| Jan 21, 2012
Ever since Sheri Sangji was fatally burned in a December 2008 lab fire, UCLA officials have cast it as a tragic accident, saying the 23-year-old staff research assistant was a seasoned chemist who was trained in the experiment that went awry.
| Jan 22, 2012
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....
| Jan 30, 2012
| 2:54 PM
Like all high jumpers, Virginia Tech's Ronnie Black wants to raise the bar. He's cleared impressive heights, set school records and earned All-America honors.
But he wants more. He wants to go higher.
He wants to go 4.0.
"I had a 3.87 last semester,"...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 12:55 PM
John William Gryder, who taught chemistry at the Johns Hopkins University for 40 years and was a civil rights activist, died Jan. 26 of complications from dementia at Roland Park Place.
He was 85.
The son of a Pacific Electric streetcar motorman and a...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 8:33 PM
Charles Barkley and Shaquille O'Neal are sitting inside the green room.
The analysts of TNT's "Inside the NBA" need to take a quick a break and grab some food after shooting the first half of Thursday's episode alongside Ernie Johnson and Kenny Smith....
| Sep 20, 2011
| 9:56 AM
Medically Supervised Weight Loss
with Paul Rivas, MD
2009 Recipient of:
- America’s Top Physicians- compiled by Consumer Research Council of America
- The “Patients’ Choice” tabulated by MDX...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 10:26 PM
President Obama this week awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers to UC Irvine assistant professor Rommie Amaro.
"I was pretty surprised — very honored and surprised," said Amaro, 34, an assistant professor of...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 3:22 AM
An Israeli scientist who also teaches at Iowa State University was awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry this morning.
Daniel Shechtman was honored for his discovery of quasicrystals, which the Nobel committee said has changed the concept of ordered...