Christopher Connelly

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Red Cross For Rover: Inside America's Canine Blood Banks

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

When your dog gets a transfusion — during surgery, or if it has contracted any number of blood-damaging diseases — where does the blood come from? Much of the time, the blood products come from canine blood banks. But these days, demand for canine blood products often outstrips supply.


To '60s Civil Rights Hero, Math Is Kids' Formula For Success

Thursday, August 01, 2013

In the '60s, Bob Moses organized African-American sharecroppers in Mississippi for the Civil Rights movement. Since the 1980s, he's led the Algebra Project, teaching math to low-achieving students in underfunded public schools and advocating for quality public education as a constitutional right.


Baltimore Activists Use Art And The Web To Fight Blight

Monday, July 29, 2013

In some parts of Baltimore, whole blocks of buildings sit abandoned and boarded up. But few of the owners of these blighted buildings are held accountable. Now, activists are using a public art project that names names and a blog that does too to try to make a difference.


Gettysburg Swells As Throngs Mark Civil War's Turning Point

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

The small town of Gettysburg, Pa., has rolled out the red carpet for tens of thousands of visitors this week. The town hopes the tourists, descending to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, will mean a $100 million boost to the local economy.


Washington Monument Receives Much-Needed Repair

Sunday, June 02, 2013

Nearly two years ago, when a freak earthquake rocked the Washington, D.C. area, it damaged more than 500 stone slabs on the Washington Monument. Now, the monument is covered in scaffolding and crews are getting to work on one huge caulking job.


Is The Nobel Prize A Boys Mostly Club?

Monday, October 15, 2012

Since the Nobel Prizes were established in 1901, more than 860 people and organizations have been awarded a Nobel Prize. Yet, just 44 of those prizes have gone to women. Many experts say a history of discrimination in the sciences is likely the cause.