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  • Mount St. Mary's free-flowing offense suddenly running into blockage

    Mount St. Mary's free-flowing offense suddenly running into blockage
    Mount St. Mary’s offense has enjoyed better days. After averaging 11 goals in the first nine contests, the unit is averaging just 6.5 goals in befuddling losses to UMBC and Sacred Heart in back-to-back Saturdays. Fifth-year senior attackman...
  • 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...
  • Girls' Lacrosse: CdM rally falls short

    IRVINE — Controlling the draw is a big part of lacrosse. Controlling emotions may prove even more valuable for the Corona del Mar High girls' lacrosse team as the season continues. The Sea Kings lost a chance to take control of the Pacific Coast...
  • Frederick Sanger dies at 95; biochemist revolutionized DNA sequencing

    DNA and proteins are arguably the most important components of the cells of living creatures. Both are produced by stringing together long chains of individual molecules — amino acids in the case of proteins and nucleotides in DNA. Understanding...
  • Two Rhodes Scholars with Chicago ties named

    Two Rhodes Scholars with Chicago ties named
    A Yale University political science student from Oak Brook and a University of Chicago student specializing in climate change were among 32 Americans selected over the weekend as Rhodes scholars. Vinay Nayak, a senior at Yale, has focused his studies on...
  • Laboratory glass blowers find themselves victim of the digital age

    Laboratory glass blowers find themselves victim of the digital age
    Stan Sheldon places his blowtorch between two spinning glass tubes. He blows into a mouthpiece that looks like a cigarette perched on his bottom lip. Air enters one end of a tube and puffs up through smoldering, wilting glass. As the tubes appear near...
  • Hampton U. women have lengthy, successful road trip

    Hampton U. women have lengthy, successful road trip
    After two weeks, three states and five games, Hampton University’s women’s basketball team returned to campus Monday weary, but optimistic about the season ahead. The Lady Pirates went 3-2, won the Cal State Northridge tournament and...
  • Rebuilding the Ravens' offensive line is an exercise in patience

    Rebuilding the Ravens' offensive line is an exercise in patience
    When Joe Flacco takes his first snap Sunday, he will line up behind a left tackle who 10 weeks ago was toiling away in Jacksonville, a left guard who has already made as many stops as an Amtrak train, and a center who two years ago was blocking small-...
  • Buck Showalter realizes challenge of replacing Jim Johnson is about more than just saves

    Buck Showalter realizes challenge of replacing Jim Johnson is about more than just saves
    At the Swan and Dolphin Resort during this week's winter meetings, there are a lot of baseball experts talking about talent, resorting to on-base percentage and WAR to evaluate value. But how do you measure chemistry? How does having a good clubhouse...
  • 'Breaking Bad' chemistry is good science, yo

    'Breaking Bad' chemistry is good science, yo
    The cast of AMC's Breaking Bad has always had great chemistry, as the Emmy's have noted, but is the science any good? Organic chemist Donna Nelson of the University of Oklahoma hopes so. She's the one who has made sure the methamphetamine musings penned...
  • UCLA chemistry professor ordered to stand trial in fatal lab fire

    UCLA chemistry professor ordered to stand trial in fatal lab fire
    UCLA chemistry professor Patrick Harran has been ordered Friday to stand trial on felony charges stemming from a laboratory fire that killed staff research assistant Sheharbano “Sheri” Sangji more than four years ago. Los Angeles Superior...