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Marine biologist Dan Madigan stood on a dock in San Diego and considered some freshly caught Pacific bluefin tuna. The fish had managed to swim 5,000 miles from their spawning grounds near Japan to California's shores, only to end up the catch of local...
For a sand tiger shark embryo, the uterine experience is not so much "safe and nurturing" as it is "Hunger Games" arena. In each of a pregnant sand tiger shark's two uteri, several egg sacs are fertilized, but only one baby emerges -- a 3-foot-long...
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Whoever said fame was fleeting had no idea what they were talking about. Just ask Oprah Winfrey, Tom Cruise, Donald Trump, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Jordan or Bill Murray. They've been soaking up the spotlight for years. In fact, not only does fame...
Varsity Times InsiderQuarterback Jimmy Walker of Redlands has committed to Stony Brook University. He's the fourth player from his team to make a college commitment, joining Craig Lee (UCLA), Walter Jones (Oregon State) and Jared Layel (Air Force). -- Eric Sondheimer...
Cliff Robertson, who starred as John F. Kennedy in a 1963 World War II drama and later won an Academy Award for his portrayal of a mentally disabled bakery janitor in the movie "Charly," died Saturday, one day after his 88th birthday. Robertson, who also...
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Varsity Times InsiderPitcher Daniel Zamora of La Puente Bishop Amat has committed to Stony Brook University. -- Eric Sondheimer...
For more than 20 years, Penny and Ted Landreth have been feeding the hungry and homeless. It's not glamorous work. Afternoons, they -- along with a small but formidable group of volunteers -- prepare dinner using whatever food donations they happen to...
Varsity Times InsiderOutfielders Michael Hubbard and Josh Mason from Encino Crespi have committed to Stony Brook University. They will join a former Crespi pitcher, Tyler Johnson, who is already playing for Stony Brook. -- Eric Sondheimer...
A frog the size of a bowling ball, with heavy armor and teeth, lived among dinosaurs millions of years ago -- intimidating enough that scientists who unearthed its fossils dubbed the beast Beelzebufo, or Devil Toad. But its size -- 10 pounds and 16...
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NewsdayLaurie Mischo, mother of three in Syosset, said Angelina Jolie was right on target when she wrote in an op-ed that opting for a preventive double mastectomy made her "feel empowered that I made a strong choice that in no way diminishes my femininity."...
NewsdayA head-on collision in Deer Park that killed two men and critically injured a mother and child "rips the heart" out of the victims' close-knit communities in Brentwood and Smithtown, friends and neighbors said Saturday. Robert Fattibene, 53, of...
NewsdaySuffolk County police Saturday morning released the identities of the two men killed and the mother and child critically injured in a head-on crash Friday evening in Deer Park. Robert Fattibene, 53, of Grandview Lane in Smithtown, and Herver Leonel...
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