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  • PASSINGS

    Irving John Good Statistician helped crack Nazi code Irving John "Jack" Good, 92, a retired Virginia Tech statistician who helped break the Nazi Enigma code for his native England during World War II, died April 5 of natural causes in Radford, Va.,...
  • J.G. Ballard dies at 78; British science fiction writer

    J.G. Ballard dies at 78; British science fiction writer
    J.G. Ballard, one of the most inventive of the new wave of British science fiction writers to emerge in the 1960s who was best known for the autobiographical novel "Empire of the Sun," died Sunday, his agent said. He was 78. He had been ill "for...
  • P. Cameron DeVore dies at 76; a pioneering attorney in the field of media law

    P. Cameron DeVore dies at 76; a pioneering attorney in the field of media law
    P. Cameron DeVore, an attorney who helped establish the field of media law and was one of the first to successfully argue that advertising was a form of speech protected by the Constitution, died Sunday at his home on Lopez Island, near Seattle. He was...
  • Emory Elliott dies at 66; scholar and UC Riverside English professor

    Emory Elliott, a UC Riverside professor and leading scholar of American literature who was a pivotal figure in the university's intellectual community, has died. He was 66. Elliott, who was found Tuesday at his Riverside home, died of an apparent heart...
  • Corin Redgrave dies at 70; actor and activist was part of the famed British family of performers

    Corin Redgrave dies at 70; actor and activist was part of the famed British family of performers
    Actor and political activist Corin Redgrave, a member of the legendary British family of performers that includes his sisters Vanessa and Lynn, has died. He was 70. Redgrave, who became ill early Sunday, died Tuesday at St. George's Hospital in London,...
  • Stephen E. Toulmin dies at 87; USC philosopher developed a model for building an effective argument

    Stephen E. Toulmin dies at 87; USC philosopher developed a model for building an effective argument
    Stephen E. Toulmin, a British-born philosopher and retired USC professor who created a model for evaluating the practical arguments that arise from daily life during a six-decade career that brought him prominence in several fields, has died. He was 87....
  • 3 U.S. scientists share Nobel Prize in medicine

    3 U.S. scientists share Nobel Prize in medicine
    Three U.S. scientists who discovered key aspects of how cells and animals age and how cancer cells become immortal have won the 2009 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine. Elizabeth Blackburn of UC San Francisco, Carol W. Greider of Johns Hopkins...
  • Computer program paves way for artificial pancreas

     
    A newly developed computer program merges the operations of continuously implanted glucose sensors and insulin pumps in diabetics, bringing researchers closer to an artificial pancreas that could provide much better control of insulin levels, minimizing...
  • Brand X Files: Megan Fox almost a virgin. Weird Al sex tape. 'Ugly Betty' gets her braces off.

     
    Megan Fox is practically a virgin: "I’ve only been with two men my entire life," the 23-year-old actress tells Harper's Bazaar. (Hello) Plus, see her high school yearbook photo. (World Correspondents) The Weird Al Yankovic sex tape: SFW depending on...
  • LEBANON: Experts argue against 'clash of civilizations' at university forum

     
    The clash of civilizations between the Islamic world and the West isn’t over -- it never began, according to a group of top-notch scholars gathered in Beirut last week. The scholars from around the world convened at the American University......
  • LEBANON: Professor condemned for scholarly work with Israeli counterparts

     
    A politically charged uproar has erupted on the campus of a leafy university over the academic collaboration between a local Arab professor and two Israeli counterparts. In a town hall at the American University of Beirut earlier this month, nearly......