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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...
  • Candace Pert dies at 67; neuroscientist discovered opiate receptor

    Shortly before she entered graduate school at Johns Hopkins University in 1970, Candace Pert broke her back in a riding accident. Dulling the pain from her injury with morphine led her to speculate about how the drug exerted its effects on the brain....
  • Morgan State's starting quarterback still yet to be named

    Morgan State's starting quarterback still yet to be named
    All three quarterbacks on Morgan State’s roster have gotten considerable time heading the offense in the first four games of the season. But the jury is still out on who will start in Saturday’s Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opener against...
  • CT.com Interview: Gary Burton

    CT.com Interview: Gary Burton
    Vibraphonist Gary Burton has seven Grammys, six for projects he recorded with pianist Chick Corea. Over more than a half-century, he’s recorded more than 60 records as a bandleader. He retired from teaching nearly a decade ago, but he’s widely...
  • Prep sports profile: Nicole Bernardi and Baylee Panfil

    Prep sports profile: Nicole Bernardi and Baylee Panfil
    In their senior season, Andrew High School volleyball players Nicole Bernardi and Baylee Panfil are focused on fostering chemistry on a team of mostly young players. Hoping to build upon last season’s trip to the regional semifinals, both Bernardi...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Eastern rivers 'on Rolaids' raise concerns

    Eastern rivers 'on Rolaids' raise concerns
    Fresh water isn't what it used to be. New research has found that human activity has caused subtle but significant changes in the basic makeup of rivers in Maryland and elsewhere, with potential consequences for public water use and the health of...
  • Scholarship Awards Breakfast: Corona del Mar

    Troy Bolus GPA: 4.5 School Activities/Clubs: track, Photography Club Community: peer tutor, Illumination Foundation Awards/Honors: Most Valuable Player varsity track 2012, Best Varsity Jumper 2010-11 Hobbies/Interests: guitar, golf, skiing,...