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  • 3 Americans win Nobel in physics

    3 Americans win Nobel in physics
    One scientist set the stage for the globe-girdling fiber-optic networks that transmit the bulk of everyday television, telephone and other communications. Two other scientists developed the electronic eye that makes digital photography possible. On...
  • Salt and high blood pressure: New concerns raised

    Salt and high blood pressure: New concerns raised
    Ah, salt. It gives personality to chips, balance to bread and flavor to just about everything else that comes in a can, jar or squeeze bottle. Salt is such a mealtime staple it can be hard to imagine life without a shaker on the table. But as far back...
  • 'Beyond Uncertainty' by David C. Cassidy

    'Beyond Uncertainty' by David C. Cassidy
    Beyond Uncertainty Heisenberg, Quantum Physics, and the Bomb David C. Cassidy Bellevue Literary Press: 480 pp., $27 In June 1925, while recuperating from hay fever on the pollen-free island of Helgoland in the North Sea, Werner Heisenberg conceived...
  • Oxford and Cambridge, university towns eternal

    I'm inching through the crowds for a front-row view of the frothy, chocolate-colored River Thames, near London's handsome old Hammersmith Bridge. With takeout beer and wine flowing freely, there's a party atmosphere despite the wind-whipped chill. The...
  • Of trust and science

    Of trust and science
    On a recent morning they knocked on Mary Ann Stoltzfus' door, the research nurse and her Amish helper, just as they have on so many doors over the years. They didn't call ahead - most Amish don't have telephones. They tracked down Stoltzfus the old-...
  • Dear, I love you with all my brain

    Dear, I love you with all my brain
    For centuries, love has been probed -- and of course celebrated -- mostly by poets, artists and balladeers. But now its mysteries are yielding to the tools of science, including modern brain-scanning machines. At State University of New York at Stony...
  • Book Review: 'The Eyes of Willie McGee' by Alex Heard

    Book Review: 'The Eyes of Willie McGee' by Alex Heard
    The Eyes of Willie McGee A Tragedy of Race, Sex, and Secrets in the Jim Crow South Alex Heard Harper: 404 pp., $26.99 In Jim Crow's dark closet, countless skeletons lie moldering and forgotten. For every "cold case" prosecution that brings a doddering...
  • Hardened Arteries, Elderly Falls Linked

    Hardened Arteries, Elderly Falls Linked
    A stiffening of the aging brain's blood vessels reduces their ability to respond to changes in blood pressure, increasing the risk of falls by as much as 70%, researchers reported Monday. Although the change in the arteries is only one of many factors...
  • Auto review: Aston Martin Rapide

    Auto review: Aston Martin Rapide
    Albert Einstein once described his theory of relativity by saying: "When a man sits with a pretty girl for an hour, it seems like a minute. But let him sit on a hot stove for a minute and it's longer than any hour." Now comes automotive proof. There is...
  • L.A.'s German accent

    L.A.'s German accent
    At one time, Los Angeles was Weimar on the Pacific: Numerous German-speaking émigrés put their stamp on the city to which they'd fled. What with directors such as Billy Wilder and Ernst Lubitsch, writers such as Thomas Mann and Bertolt Brecht, and...
  • Blagojevich suggested Oprah Winfrey for U.S. Senate seat

    Blagojevich suggested Oprah Winfrey for U.S. Senate seat
    The idea of Oprah Winfrey as a U.S. senator may seem far-fetched to many — among them Rod Blagojevich's one-time chief of staff John Harris. The former governor, however, was quite serious when he threw out the talk show host's name as a...