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  • East Stroudsburg University awards degrees

    East Stroudsburg University awards degrees
    East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania awarded 1,079 degrees at separate commencement exercises for undergraduate and graduate students on May 9 and May 10. The three graduation ceremonies include one for graduate students on Friday, May 9, at 7 p.m....
  • Eleanor Taylor, chemist

    Eleanor Taylor, chemist
    Eleanor Louise Taylor, a retired Johns Hopkins Hospital chemist, died of coronary artery disease May 6 at the institution where she worked. The Catonsville resident was 90. Born Eleanor Louise Harnishfeger in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Louis...
  • Dorothy Hodgkin: The making of a brainiac

    Dorothy Hodgkin: The making of a brainiac
    Dorothy Hodgkin made incredible contributions to science. But while checking out the achievements of this Google Doodle-celebrated chemist, pause to appreciate some of the factors that shaped her intellect -- intriguing parents and a childhood that smacks...
  • James Pitts dies at 93; his research led to cleaner air in California

    James Pitts dies at 93; his research led to cleaner air in California
    James Pitts, an influential smog researcher whose work was used to craft California's pioneering air quality regulations, has died. He was 93. Pitts died in his sleep of natural causes at his Irvine home on June 19, according to his wife, Barbara...
  • UCLA professor strikes deal in lab fire case, avoids prison

    UCLA professor strikes deal in lab fire case, avoids prison
    UCLA chemistry professor Patrick Harran struck a deal with prosecutors Friday that all but frees him from criminal liability in the 2008 laboratory fire that killed a staff research assistant. Charged with four felony counts of willfully violating state...
  • What ailing pteropods tell us about climate change

    What ailing pteropods tell us about climate change
    Pteropod, meaning "wing foot," refers to a group of animals that have neither wings nor feet as we usually think of them. Instead, these seagoing snails get their name from wing-like extensions they use to swim (the "foot" being the muscular portion of...
  • ‘Elysium’: Sharlto Copley on ‘creative chemistry’ with Neill Blomkamp

     
    Tim Burton has Johnny Depp. Martin Scorsese has Leonardo DiCaprio. And Neill Blomkamp has Sharlto Copley. The “District 9” writer-director […]...
  • Valentine’s Day gift guide: ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Sherlock,’ comics and more

     
    Do you and your Valentine put Clark Kent and Lois Lane to shame? Or is your greatest love a platonic […]...
  • Chemistry of Chocolate seminar combines science and sweetness

    Sure, you love chocolate, but what do you really know about it? How do they make it? What are those health studies really telling us? And really, what's the deal with white chocolate? You'll learn this and more at the "Chemistry of Chocolate," a...
  • Sniffing out scent secrets from Simon Constantine

    Sniffing out scent secrets from Simon Constantine
    Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics is a brand committed to offering customers a natural, inventive and whimsical line of bath products and perfumes unlike any other. Each item is handmade and packaged with a label revealing who prepared the item and since it...
  • Rita Levi-Montalcini dies at 103; Nobel-winning scientist

    The human body begins as a single cell that proliferates into a few identical daughter cells which ultimately grow into billions of specialized body cells. Scientists and physicians have long recognized the pattern of this process, called differentiation,...