| Oct 9, 2013
| 3:30 PM
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,...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 8:02 PM
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...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 2:46 PM
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...
| Jan 5, 2013
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...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 6:32 PM
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,...
| Jan 29, 2013
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...
| Sep 10, 2012
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...
| Sep 2, 2012
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....
| May 20, 2013
| 7:49 AM
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...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:04 PM
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...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 3:26 PM
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...