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  • Malcolm Renfrew dies at 103; chemist helped develop Teflon

    Chemist Malcolm Renfrew never imagined that his work would one day become synonymous with the nonstick frying pan. As a young man in the 1930s he dreamed of acting and joined a traveling tent show. The tent, however, burned down, which sent Renfrew back...
  • Banning foam cups: City Council members conclude the cost outweighs the benefits

    Banning foam cups: City Council members conclude the cost outweighs the benefits
    At the Woody's Taco Island food truck, customers get their marinated tilapia, Caribbean fried rice and jerk chicken chili in cardboard containers, which are environmentally friendly. But at Mueller's Delicatessen, a family establishment in Northeast...
  • Tom Mison of 'Sleepy Hollow' on clothes, chemistry & Ichabod Crane

    Tom Mison of 'Sleepy Hollow' on clothes, chemistry & Ichabod Crane
    Ichabod Crane has battled an evil Headless Horseman and been baffled by an electric coffee maker in Fox's freshman fantasy hit "Sleepy Hollow." Yet one of the big topics on social media is the 18th century clothing he continues to wear weeks after...
  • Album review: Amir ElSaffar's 'Alchemy' connects cultures

    Jazz is built on exploring tradition, but nobody goes deeper with the idea than Iraqi American trumpeter Amir ElSaffar. Long recognized for tapping a Middle Eastern melodic structure called the maqam, ElSaffar works with the Sumerian/Babylonian modes that...
  • A better MCAT may not produce better doctors

    A better MCAT may not produce better doctors
    What does it take to become a good doctor? In the midst of a period of health care reform and primary care shortages, how we do to encourage talented students who want to give back to the community to go into medicine? Since the 1920s, the Medical...
  • Launching minority students in the sciences

    Launching minority students in the sciences
    When Tyren Day found success in a biology class at a city high school, he began to fix on the idea of going to college and becoming a scientist. But for a low-income student from a minority group that is under-represented in the sciences, statistics show...
  • Laguna students get synthetic antivenom work published

    Laguna students get synthetic antivenom work published
    What started four years ago with a Laguna Beach High School student's interest in snakes, coupled with a teacher's research, has turned into an ongoing project on the cusp of a breakthrough. Students in science teacher Steve Sogo's Advanced Chemical...
  • '2 Guns' misfires despite Washington and Wahlberg, reviews say

    True to its name, the new action movie "2 Guns" boasts considerable firepower, with charismatic actors Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg in the lead roles. According to many film critics, however, Washington and Wahlberg's chemistry is overshadowed by a...
  • Shirley D. Patterson, chemist

    Shirley D. Patterson, chemist
    Shirley D. Patterson, a retired chemist who taught at what is now Community College of Baltimore County at Essex, died July 15 of heart failure at her Chattanooga, Tenn., home. She was 68. The daughter of an educator and a homemaker, Shirley Dale...
  • Herman L. Ammon

    Herman L. Ammon
    Herman L. Ammon, who taught chemistry at the University of Maryland, College Park for nearly five decades and was also an expert in the field of crystal structure, died Aug. 2 of a stroke at Doctors Community Hospital in Lanham. He was 76. "Herm was a...
  • Charlie Hunnam, Dakota Johnson and the 'Fifty Shades' of reactions

    Charlie Hunnam, Dakota Johnson and the 'Fifty Shades' of reactions
    When casting news for the film adaptation of E.L. James' erotic romance novel "Fifty Shades of Grey" broke over the long weekend, reactions were muddled with expressions running from "Finally!" to "Seriously?!" The announcements came Monday via James'...