| May 18, 2009
Stand in front of the Burnham Institute for Medical Research's new building and you can't help but think, "Boy, there sure is a lot of land out here — empty land."
The completion of Burnham's 175,000-square-foot building is certainly a milestone....
| Mar 10, 2010
I got food poisoning from a local restaurant last week.
The next day, my new Orlando Sentinel laptop quit while I was working at home and recuperating. I watched it falter and stagger for an afternoon and then go black. This meant that I got to drive...
| Sep 23, 2009
The medical city sprouting in southeast Orlando is behind schedule. So what?
The delays mean that the University of Central Florida medical school, UCF's Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, the Burnham Institute for Medical Research and the M.D....
| May 2, 2010
As a sun lover with a fair complexion and a history of blistering sunburns, I've spent much of the last decade waiting for skin cancer. So when I noticed that a fleshy pink nodule on the side of my head seemed to be growing exponentially, I headed to...
| Nov 9, 2010
| 12:16 PM
Maryland women's basketball coach Brenda Frese is entering her ninth season in College Park, and it might be the most challenging season of her stellar career. The No. 21 Terps will open their season Saturday night against Monmouth with a team so young...
| Nov 2, 2011
The thing about adversity is that it sometimes allows the path — and the purpose — of individual destiny to become more clear.
And so it is with Randi Pelton. Let's catch up with her.
Randi is the lady who had to wait nearly four months to...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 7:31 PM
By Rick Ramirez and Ray Cortopassi
Remember those Bunsen burners in science class or the first time you built something in shop class? Well, fast-forward to today, and our young Hoosier students are engineering careers in the exploding fields of...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 8:19 PM
Did you hear that? A shrill suctioning sound, followed by a loud thud?
That was our money being sucked out of Florida and landing in Boston.
Cutting-edge research done at Scripps Florida in Jupiter attracted the attention of a Boston venture-capital...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 1:46 PM
Christmas season is here.
It's time to rummage through the basement for decorations, untangle Christmas lights and start stockpiling foam trays.
What! You don't prepare for the holidays by stockpiling foam trays?
Neither did we. But then we got a phone...
| May 14, 2011
| 12:22 PM
Stefan Duma is unlikely to join Bruce Smith, Frank Beamer and Michael Vick on Virginia Tech football's Mount Rushmore. But his contributions to the game may prove as enduring as any sack, game plan or touchdown pass.
A professor at the Virginia Tech-Wake...