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  • Travel Postcard: 48 Hours in Boston with children

    BOSTON (Reuters Life!) - Founded in 1630, Boston is one of the United States' oldest cities. It is home to historical sites and with 50 colleges and universities in the area it has a lively, youthful feel. Reuters correspondents with local knowledge help...
  • Joe Pernice to play free solo show in New Haven

    Joe Pernice to play free solo show in New Haven
    In addition to playing material from his extensive back catalog with the Pernice Brothers, the Scud Mountain Boys and his solo records, the hyper-literate Pernice promises to preview some songs from an upcoming Pernice Brothers record (release date...
  • Sittercity.com founder as risen to the top thanks to passion, persererance, self-promotion

    Sittercity.com founder as risen to the top thanks to passion, persererance, self-promotion
    The Internet, it turns out, is not always a friendly place if you're an expectant parent like Genevieve Thiers. This was a surprising revelation for someone who built a career around using the Internet to help parents: Thiers is the founder and former...
  • Rembrandt or not? Figure it out at the Getty

    Rembrandt or not? Figure it out at the Getty
    Who done it? In the case of Rembrandt, it's a persistent question. ΒΆ Hundreds of paintings formerly attributed to the 17th century Dutch master have been demoted in the course of a massive research project funded by the Dutch government and investigations...
  • 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...
  • Ellen Revelle dies at 98; Scripps descendant and UC San Diego benefactor

    Ellen Revelle dies at 98; Scripps descendant and UC San Diego benefactor
    Ellen Revelle, a philanthropist and descendant of the Scripps publishing family who helped her oceanographer husband establish UC San Diego, has died. She was 98. Revelle died Wednesday at UC San Diego's Thornton Hospital in La Jolla after a stroke,...
  • Paul Fay dies at 91; friend of JFK, former Navy official

    Paul Fay dies at 91; friend of JFK, former Navy official
    Paul "Red" Fay, who met John F. Kennedy when they were both in the Navy, joined his administration as undersecretary of the Navy and then wrote a bestselling book about their friendship, has died. He was 91. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Fay...
  • Bess Lomax Hawes dies at 88; musician and folklorist

    Bess Lomax Hawes dies at 88; musician and folklorist
    Bess Lomax Hawes, a musician and folklorist who tapped into the legacy of her influential family of archivists and became a prominent anthropologist at what is now Cal State Northridge, has died. She was 88. Hawes, who directed folk and traditional...
  • Emil L. Smith dies at 97; biochemist advanced protein research

    Emil L. Smith dies at 97; biochemist advanced protein research
    Biochemist Emil L. Smith, who pioneered the process of determining the structure of proteins, played a key role in bringing UCLA's department of biological chemistry to national prominence, and led the first scientific delegation to China, has died. He...
  • Leena Peltonen dies at 57; genetics researcher

    Leena Peltonen dies at 57; genetics researcher
    Dr. Leena Peltonen, an unusually prolific genetics researcher whose team discovered mutated genes responsible for 15 inherited diseases and who established the department of human genetics at UCLA, died of cancer March 11 at her home in Finland. She was...
  • Lee N. Robins dies at 87; pioneer in field of psychiatric epidemiology

    Lee N. Robins dies at 87; pioneer in field of psychiatric epidemiology
    Lee N. Robins, who pioneered the field of psychiatric epidemiology, which looks at the roots of abnormal behavior, and who played a key role in determining the prevalence of mental problems in the United States and the world, died peacefully at her home...
  • Robert B. Parker dies at 77; best-selling author of 'Spenser' private-eye novels

    Robert B. Parker dies at 77; best-selling author of 'Spenser' private-eye novels
    Robert B. Parker, the best-selling author whose long-running "Spenser" private-eye novels updated the genre of hard-boiled detective fiction in the 1970s, has died. He was 77. Parker died Monday of a heart attack at his home in Cambridge, Mass., said his...