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  • The Kills' killer chemistry

    The Kills' killer chemistry
    The most stunning moment on the latest Kills’ album, “Blood Pressures” (Domino), is the one that’s perhaps most out of character. Alison Mosshart and Jamie Hince have long been celebrated for their scuzzy take on electro-blues...
  • Report faults professor, UCLA in death of lab assistant

    Ever since Sheri Sangji was fatally burned in a December 2008 lab fire, UCLA officials have cast it as a tragic accident, saying the 23-year-old staff research assistant was a seasoned chemist who was trained in the experiment that went awry. But...
  • James Arnold dies at 88; pushed to unlock secrets in moon rocks

    James Arnold dies at 88; pushed to unlock secrets in moon rocks
    When President John F. Kennedy announced in 1961 that America was committed to "landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the Earth" by the end of the decade, winning the race became the paramount objective of the national space program....
  • Virginia Tech high jumper Ronnie Black aims for new heights in track, classroom

    Virginia Tech high jumper Ronnie Black aims for new heights in track, classroom
    Like all high jumpers, Virginia Tech's Ronnie Black wants to raise the bar. He's cleared impressive heights, set school records and earned All-America honors. But he wants more. He wants to go higher. He wants to go 4.0. "I had a 3.87 last semester,"...
  • John William Gryder, educator

    John William Gryder, who taught chemistry at the Johns Hopkins University for 40 years and was a civil rights activist, died Jan. 26 of complications from dementia at Roland Park Place. He was 85. The son of a Pacific Electric streetcar motorman and a...
  • Sounding off on Superman: A Q&A with Shaq and Sir Charles

    Sounding off on Superman: A Q&A with Shaq and Sir Charles
    Charles Barkley and Shaquille O'Neal are sitting inside the green room. The analysts of TNT's "Inside the NBA" need to take a quick a break and grab some food after shooting the first half of Thursday's episode alongside Ernie Johnson and Kenny Smith....
  • Medically Supervised Weight Loss

    Medically Supervised Weight Loss
    ADVERTORIAL CONTENT Medically Supervised Weight Loss with Paul Rivas, MD   2009 Recipient of: - America’s Top Physicians- compiled by Consumer Research Council of America  - The “Patients’ Choice” tabulated by MDX...
  • UCI researcher wins presidential award

    President Obama this week awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers to UC Irvine assistant professor Rommie Amaro. "I was pretty surprised — very honored and surprised," said Amaro, 34, an assistant professor of...
  • Iowa State prof wins Nobel in chemistry

    Iowa State prof wins Nobel in chemistry
    An Israeli scientist who also teaches at Iowa State University was awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry this morning. Daniel Shechtman was honored for his discovery of quasicrystals, which the Nobel committee said has changed the concept of ordered...
  • Steve Martin, Owen Wilson and Jack Black learn 'birding' for 'The Big Year'

    Steve Martin, Owen Wilson and Jack Black learn 'birding' for 'The Big Year'
    Steve Martin, Owen Wilson and Jack Black signed on to make this comedy about competitive bird-watching. And they were amazed at what they discovered while making "The Big Year": Bird-watchers, or "birders," hopping on planes, flitting from Attu, Alaska...
  • All Together Now at Howard library branches

    Central Library 10375 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. 410-313-7800. •All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes. •Eclectic Evenings. Second Tuesdays, 7 p.m. •English Conversation Club. Mondays, 10 a.m.,...