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  • Engaged Couple Take Lead In TheaterWorks' Psycho-Sexual 'Venus In Fur'

    Engaged Couple Take Lead In TheaterWorks' Psycho-Sexual 'Venus In Fur'
    Sexual scenes on stage between two actors are never easy. So when the Tony Award-nominated play by David Ives, "Venus in Fur," called for a riding crop, black patent leather thigh-high boots, dog collars and a slap or two of S&M, a fetishist element was...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Coupled in politics

     Coupled in politics
    Angelina and Brad, Kate and William, Hillary and Bill. We can't stop looking, and wondering — what's the magic? While People magazine and the tabloids have their tawdry approaches, distinguished historian William H. Chafe has a different angle. By...
  • Science revolution heading to Illinois schools

    Science revolution heading to Illinois schools
    As early as kindergarten, all students in Illinois could be engaged in science and engineering practices, from analyzing data to defining problems and designing solutions. By high school they'd be deep into engineering design and investigating solutions...
  • 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...
  • 'Dancing With the Stars All-Stars' recap, Welcoming back some old favorites

    'Dancing With the Stars All-Stars' recap, Welcoming back some old favorites
    Tom tells us this is the "best of the best" coming back -- if that were true we wouldn't have anybody that finished lower than first or second on here. Hmph. Staircase introductions -- first impressions -- Sabrina Bryan has what Tom & Lorenzo refer to as...
  • 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...