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  • U.S. Mint in Philadelphia gets serious about welcoming visitors

    U.S. Mint in Philadelphia gets serious about welcoming visitors
    PHILADELPHIA - When Tom Jurkowsky joined the U.S. Mint at Philadelphia three years ago, he took the public tour, the same one launched in 1969 when the Mint opened at its current location. Jurkowsky, director of public affairs for the Mint, was...
  • First new businesses arrive in arena zone

    Allentown's hockey arena won't open until at least 2013, but the first of the office employees it is expected to attract have already started to arrive. More than 70 workers from Lehigh Gas Corp. and West Park Insurance are moving onto Hamilton Street...
  • Dr. Mahlon Hoagland dies at 87; scientist helped discover how cells build proteins

    Dr. Mahlon Hoagland dies at 87; scientist helped discover how cells build proteins
    Dr. Mahlon Hoagland, who helped unravel the mystery of how cells build proteins by discovering a molecule that brings individual amino acids to growing protein chains and who spent the latter part of his career explaining biology to the public in a series...
  • Dr. Paul Zamecnik dies at 96; scientist made two major discoveries

    Dr. Paul Zamecnik dies at 96; scientist made two major discoveries
    Most scientists are fortunate if they can make one major discovery in their lifetime. Dr. Paul Zamecnik made two, each of which should have won him a Nobel Prize. Working with Dr. Mahlon Hoagland, he discovered transfer RNA, a crucial molecule in the...
  • Going green with home preservation

    Going green with home preservation
    Many building professionals will tell you: The greenest home is the one that's already built. The energy costs of mining raw materials, manufacturing them into construction products and building them into houses far exceeds the "embodied energy" of...
  • Rent a canoe and paddle through Northbrook on the Des Plaines River

    Have you gazed down from a bridge at a narrow ribbon of river and wished you could plop a canoe onto it and paddle off into the woods? It's hard to do if you don't own a canoe. But Ralph Frese, the legendary Pied Piper of Chicago canoeing, owns canoes --...
  • Does your brain have a mind of its own?

    How many times has this happened to you? You leave work, decide that you need to get groceries on the way home, take a cellphone call and forget all about your plan. Next thing you know, you've driven home and forgotten all about the groceries. Or this....
  • Destructive construction

    IF YOU'RE ANYWHERE NEAR a construction site, try not to breathe. The 112,000 tractors, excavators, backhoes and other construction machines in California are the state's second-largest source of diesel pollution, killing an estimated 1,100 people a year...
  • Loaded sentences

    In "The Stuff of Thought," celebrated Harvard psychologist Steven Pinker sets out to explain how language reveals our inner nature. Terming us "verbivores, a species that lives on words," Pinker argues that our verbivorous, highly biased perception of...
  • U.S. auto industry too big to fail

     
    Workers leave the General Motors Powertrain facility in Warren, Mich., Friday, Nov. 7, 2008. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) by Frank James Rick Wagoner, General Motors' chief executive, was on CNBC Friday where he was asked why shouldn't the company be......
  • Obama 'at doorstep' of an economic plan

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, standing "at the doorstep'' of securing an expected $800-billion-plus economic stimulus from Congress, said today that the fate of the nation's staggering economy hangs on jobs that can be created with the plan....
  • Wind power installations up, manufacturing down, report says

     
    The U.S. wind power-generating industry had a banner year in 2009 with nearly 10,000 megawatts installed, though the manufacturing sector leaves much to be desired, according to a trade group report released today. Wind facilities in the country are now.....