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  • 'Different ways of being sexy' could help create new animal species

    'Different ways of being sexy' could help create new animal species
    Since Charles Darwin wrote "The Origin of Species" more than 150 years ago, it's been known that nature's selection creates some species and ends others. But researchers at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County suggest that another actor is...
  • Bertram Wyatt-Brown, acclaimed historian

    Bertram Wyatt-Brown, acclaimed historian
    Dr. Bertram Wyatt-Brown, an acclaimed and influential professor of American history who wrote widely on Southern history and culture and whose book on honor in the antebellum South was a 1983 Pulitzer Prize finalist, died Monday of pulmonary fibrosis at...
  • Huguely trial highlights alcohol abuse at colleges, universities

    Huguely trial highlights alcohol abuse at colleges, universities
    There's little question that George Huguely V, the former University of Virginia student on trial for murder, had a problem with alcohol. He had been arrested twice for drinking-related infractions, one of them violent, in his early 20s. And he admits to...
  • Ensemble theater companies blossoming in Baltimore

    Ensemble theater companies blossoming in Baltimore
    They're mostly in their 20s, college grads who majored in theater or related studies. If they weren't friends before deciding to collaborate, they're friends now. They're enthusiastic multitaskers. None of them will get rich soon. Meet the participants...
  • The nation's other debt crisis

    The nation's other debt crisis
    If you have a college student in the family — or an interest in presidential politics — by now you've probably heard that the interest rates on Stafford student loans are set to double on July 1 unless Congress takes action. President Barack...
  • ODU panel: Stick to your dreams, not necessarily your business plan

    ODU panel: Stick to your dreams, not necessarily your business plan
    An audience of about 250, most of them students who raised their hands to declare that they plan someday to start a business, were told by a panel of entrepreneurs at Old Dominion University on Thursday that their paths to success are likely to be winding...
  • Pot still too hot to handle for Colorado politicians

    BOULDER, Colo. Long a flash point in the culture wars, marijuana's growing legitimacy hasn't yet turned it into a political weapon, even in the marquee races in the first state to legalize the drug. In Colorado, the issue has barely gotten a mention as...
  • Brain study hints at how fibromyalgia works

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Brain scans show that people with the pain disorder fibromyalgia react differently to what others would consider non-painful sights and sounds, new research suggests. The small new study provides clues to what might be...
  • World Chefs: Compestine brings Eastern balance to Western kitchens

    By Andrea Burzynski NEW YORK, Sept 9 (Reuters) - Chinese-born chef Ying Chang Compestine is on a mission to demystify Asian cooking and help westerners enjoy some of the flavors and benefits of the food of her childhood. The San Francisco-based...
  • Robert Thurston (Hap) BoydMay 16, 1939 - August 13, 2014

    Robert Thurston (Hap) Boyd<br/>May 16, 1939 - August 13, 2014
    Hap Boyd, born in Santa Ana, California, to Robert Keene and Doris Thurston Boyd of Laguna Beach.  He lived and attended school in Laguna Beach and graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder.  Alumni of Phi Delta Theta.  Earned his master’...
  • Racism, the misuse of genetics and a huge scientific protest

    Racism, the misuse of genetics and a huge scientific protest
    "A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race, and Human History" is the new book by science writer Nicholas Wade that asserts a genetic basis for certain human behaviors and distinguishes them by race. It's been widely panned in book reviews, especially by...
  • Let's end the wasteful war on drugs by putting science first

    Human beings sometimes have a troubling inability to hold two thoughts in mind at the same time. This is true not only when those thoughts contradict each other, but even when they simply appear to be in conflict with each other but actually aren't. And...