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  • Chemistry Nobel puts a welcome spotlight on the theorists

    Chemistry Nobel puts a welcome spotlight on the theorists
    Theoretical chemists are celebrating the Nobel award to a trio of scientists whose groundbreaking research took chemistry out of the test tube and onto the computer chip. The Nobel Prize for Chemistry went to Martin Karplus of Harvard University,...
  • Yvonne Brill dies at 88; developed revolutionary propulsion system

    Pioneering rocket scientist Yvonne Brill often referred to herself as an "only" — as in the sole woman in the room at a time when female scientists and engineers were exceedingly few. Brill began her career in 1945 and eventually developed a...
  • Jerry Buss dies at 80; Lakers owner brought 'Showtime' success to L.A.

    Jerry Buss dies at 80; Lakers owner brought 'Showtime' success to L.A.
    When Jerry Buss bought the Lakers in 1979, he wanted to build a championship team. He also wanted to put on a show. The new owner gave courtside seats to movie stars. He hired pretty women to dance during timeouts. He spent freely on big stars and...
  • Elwood Jensen dies at 92; his research spurred cancer treatments

    Elwood Jensen, a medical researcher whose ground-breaking work in the field of endocrinology and breast cancer led to revolutionary and life-saving treatments, died of complications from pneumonia on Dec. 16 in suburban Cincinnati, the University of...
  • Jerome Karle dies at 94; Nobel winner in chemistry

    When Jerome Karle learned he was to share the Nobel Prize in chemistry, the Brooklyn-born scientist was miles above the Atlantic Ocean and quite unaware that his flight was about to turn into a champagne fete. Karle had left his hotel room in Munich,...
  • PASSINGS: Leroy 'Sugarfoot' Bonner, Lloyd Phillips, Donald F. Hornig

    Leroy 'Sugarfoot' Bonner Lead singer and guitarist for Ohio Players Leroy "Sugarfoot" Bonner, 69, lead singer and guitarist for the Ohio Players, a band that fused rock, soul and funk for a string of R&B hits in the 1970s, died Saturday in a Dayton...
  • PASSINGS: Robert Morgan Fink, Gene Vollnogle, Dorothy McGuire Williamson

    Robert Morgan Fink Biochemist at UCLA Robert Morgan Fink, 96, a retired UCLA biochemistry professor whose groundbreaking research with his biochemist wife included developing a new technique in the late 1940s to study the thyroid, died Wednesday of...
  • Makers of flame retardants cut ties with industry front group

    Makers of flame retardants cut ties with industry front group
    The world's major manufacturers of flame retardants officially cut ties Friday with an industry-funded front group that waged a deceptive campaign to fuel demand for the chemicals in household furniture, electronics, baby products and other goods....
  • Pharmacists seen as valuable members of health-care team

     Pharmacists seen as valuable members of health-care team
    Searching for a health care career where you’ll be a trusted adviser and partner in helping improve the care of patients? Consider the field of pharmacy. Nearly three-quarters of Americans rate pharmacists as having high or very high honesty and...
  • Careers in pharmaceutical sales can weather economic storms

    Careers in pharmaceutical sales can weather economic storms
    With a national and local economy on shaky ground, you may be searching for a recession-proof career field – one that stands the test of time, despite unstable economic conditions. Although there may not be recession-proof careers anymore, there...
  • 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...