| May 6, 2014
| 2:24 PM
I. William Lustbader, a retired Polytechnic Institute mathematics teacher, died of congestive heart failure April 15 at his Delray Beach, Fla., home. The former Northwest Baltimore resident was 98.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Hosiah Lustbader,...
| May 25, 2013
| 12:50 PM
Mud pits, electric wires, climbing walls and a long-distance run — for most participants, outdoor obstacle races offer a chance to overcome physical challenges and bond with friends, often in a rowdy atmosphere.
But even as these adrenaline-fueled...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 6:02 AM
At first glance, the Baltimore Contemporary Print Fair looks like a low-wattage shindig.
To the casual observer, the occasional gallery visitor, names like Barbara Takenaga, Deborah Kass and Madeleine Keesing have little resonance. That's because few...
| May 26, 2012
| 1:24 PM
As part of a federal project aimed at better treating pain, the University of Maryland, Baltimore will begin revamping the way it teaches future doctors, dentists, nurses and pharmacists.
Pain affects approximately 100 million Americans and their...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 12:38 PM
New Maryland offensive coordinator Mike Locksley met with the media today and talked about coming "home" to the Baltimore-Washington area, about the Terps' quarterback situation and about a recruit he seems particularly excited to coach.
| Jun 13, 2014
| 8:54 PM
Dinosaurs have long been thought of as slow, lumbering, cold-blooded animals, akin to reptiles like the crocodile and the lizard – but there’s been increasing signs in recent years that they may have been warm-blooded, as mammals and birds...
| May 19, 2014
| 12:15 PM
The great 2011 historical survey of printmaking in Los Angeles art at the Norton Simon had the germs of several deeper exhibitions; they seemed to hang over the installation like unspoken promises. One of those directives has been partially fulfilled in...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 7:15 AM
An array of cultural experiences awaits visitors to Albuquerque later this month during the Gathering of Nations.
The gathering, billed as the world’s largest assembly of indigenous peoples, will welcome tens of thousands of members from more than...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 3:00 AM
KLAMATH, Calif. — Abby Abinanti squints at her docket. "The court is going to call — the court is going to put on its glasses," she says dryly, reaching to grab her readers and snatch some candy from a staff member.
As chief judge of the...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Could cannibal Hannibal Lecter be capable of empathy? Psychopaths do have empathy, researchers say, but it doesn't come naturally.
A brain-imaging study of 18 violent, psychopathic criminals in the Netherlands, the largest such study undertaken,...
| Jul 17, 2013
Northwestern University researchers contributed to a recent paper that contrasts the physical differences of normal and cancerous cells, research that could lead to more accurate diagnoses and evaluation of treatment.
"We found that cancer cells are...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 10:00 AM
While showing flickers of promise, smart homes -- residences that digitally monitor and regulate energy use and technology in the house -- have yet to take off in the U.S. But at the Solar Decathlon in Irvine, they're everywhere.