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  • Duchess of Cambridge dresses for spring on Easter visit to zoo

    Duchess of Cambridge dresses for spring on Easter visit to zoo
    The Duchess of Cambridge wore a perfect-for-spring pale yellow dress on Easter Sunday, when she and Prince William and baby Prince George visited the Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia. [Grazia] Earlier in the day she wore a chic dove-gray coat and...
  • Cheers to Britain's oldest university towns

    Ever since the first homework was assigned at the University of Oxford in 1167, the stellar graduates of British universities have influenced Western civilization. But that doesn't mean that Britain's three oldest college towns are stodgy. Although you...
  • Anne Barton dies at 80; Shakespearean scholar took holistic approach

    Anne Barton dies at 80; Shakespearean scholar took holistic approach
    Anne Barton, one of the 20th century's foremost Shakespeare scholars, died Monday in Cambridge, England. She was 80. Cambridge University, where she was an emeritus professor of English and fellow of Trinity College, announced her death but gave no...
  • Frederick Sanger dies at 95; biochemist revolutionized DNA sequencing

    DNA and proteins are arguably the most important components of the cells of living creatures. Both are produced by stringing together long chains of individual molecules — amino acids in the case of proteins and nucleotides in DNA. Understanding...
  • Greg Schwem: An 'F' is a very 'Nobel' grade

    My daughter burst through the front door, dropped her backpack, grabbed a handful of potato chips and flopped on the couch. A typical after-school entrance. I tepidly approached. "Any homework tonight?" "Mmmmm." A typical after-school response....
  • Rajendran Raja 1948-2014

     Rajendran Raja 1948-2014
    Rajendran Raja, an Indian-born physicist who was educated in England and came to the United States in the1970s to work as a physicist at Fermilab near Batavia, is considered a driving force in some of the more significant discoveries in physics over the...
  • Shakespeare scholar Anne Barton dies at 80, a graceful, expert voice

    Shakespeare scholar Anne Barton dies at 80, a graceful, expert voice
    Anne Barton, one of the 20th century’s foremost Shakespeare scholars, died Monday in Cambridge, England.  She was 80 years old. The announcement was made by Cambridge University, where she was an emeritus professor of English and fellow of Trinity...
  • Simon Schama takes on a big topic: the history of the Jews

    Simon Schama takes on a big topic: the history of the Jews
    When telling a tale that includes centuries of endurance, moments of triumph, bursts of humor and sudden, unspeakable atrocities, what's the right tone with which to articulate it all? That's the trick historian Simon Schama had to figure out in his new...
  • Prince William is headed to Cambridge to study agriculture

    Prince William is headed to Cambridge to study agriculture
    Prince William is going back to school and apparently looking to become one of Britain's highest educated royals. The second in line to the throne will be enrolling in a 10-week course in agricultural management at Cambridge University, Kensington...
  • Don't wait to introduce children to money

    Don't wait to introduce children to money
    Trying to win over a stubborn 7-year-old to eat his or her vegetables isn’t always easy. The same goes for teaching a grade-schooler to throw a ball or enjoy something other than a picture book. But what about trying to teach the ABCs of money,...
  • Oh baby! What the future holds for the royal George

    Oh baby! What the future holds for the royal George
    These are not going to be the kind of baby pictures that his mother will embarrass him with by showing them to his girlfriend 20 years from now. That’s partly because they’re not embarrassing, they’re historic. And it’s also...
  • Prince George christened; William and Kate name seven godparents

    Prince George christened; William and Kate name seven godparents
    Prince George, the firstborn son of Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, was christened in London on Wednesday. The increasingly handsome 3-month-old baby boy, who will eventually be named the head of the Church of...