December 8, 1990 |
Howard Allen Schneiderman, who led Monsanto Co., UC Irvine and St. Louis' Washington University in the development of biotechnology and genetic engineering, has died. He was 63. Schneiderman died Wednesday at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis after suffering from leukemia. He was chief chemist and senior vice president of research and development at Monsanto. He had been dean of the School of Biological Sciences at UC Irvine before going on leave to join Monsanto and Washington University of St.
May 10, 1991 |
Fifteen universities besides Stanford have billed the government for a total of $14 million in questionable overhead expenses in connection with scientific research and even more institutions are being reviewed, federal auditors said Thursday. The list of universities cited reads like a Who's Who of elite institutions, including Dartmouth, Yale, Rutgers, Johns Hopkins, the University of Pennsylvania, Duke, the University of Michigan, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Cornell.
September 29, 2013 |
WASHINGTON - As Americans awoke to find Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) still conducting his all-night talkathon to stop President Obama's healthcare law on Wednesday, some also found a pleading email in their in-boxes. "We can win this fight, but we must do our part," read the message from the Senate Conservatives Fund with the subject line "Still Standing. " The group specializes in helping conservative Senate candidates - sometimes in campaigns against other Republicans. "If you want to help us continue to put pressure on wavering Republicans, please donate $5 or more," the message said.
November 16, 1992 |
The Pacific 10 Conference unanimously recommended Sunday to let stand the results of Washington games in which junior quarterback Billy Joe Hobert played. The Pac-10 Council, meeting in San Francisco, determined that $50,000 in loans Hobert received shouldn't alter the Huskies' record. However, it also said in a statement that "substantial questions remain concerning important aspects of this case."
October 19, 2013 |
NEW YORK - Lizzy Caplan was a senior in high school when she first experienced the crushing disappointment that comes with life as an actress. "We did 'Much Ado About Nothing' and 'Romeo & Juliet.' And of course I wanted to be Juliet, but I got cast as Beatrice," which made her angry, she recalls over late-afternoon coffee in SoHo at the tail end of a week promoting her new Showtime series, "Masters of Sex. " With the benefit of hindsight, however,...
December 24, 1998
Most International Team * 1. Roey Eyal from Jerusalem * 2. Seco Camara from Lisbon, Portugal * 3. Yegor Mescheriakov from Minsk, Belarus * 4. Andry Sola from Ontario, Canada * 5. Antxon Iturbe from Vitoria, Spain * 6. Albert Roma from Balenya, Spain * 7. Francisco de Miranda from Breda, The Netherlands * 8. Pat Ngongba from Bangui, Central African Republic School also has two players from Baltimore and one from Boston Source: World Features Syndicate