| Jun 24, 2014
| 6:27 PM
NEW BRITAIN — Salutatorian Gregory Corning sang the praises of the Class of 2014 at Wethersfield High School's graduation ceremony Tuesday — literally.
Announcing to classmates, family, friends and school officials that would be doing...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Be aware of your food environment -- plate size, food packages and distractions -- in order to achieve your goals for healthy eating.
We all complain of not having enough time -- even for sitting down to a quiet meal. Instead, we...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 3:42 PM
The sudden disappearance of a bright spot on a methane sea on Titan could add more proof that Saturn’s largest moon is a lot like Earth – just colder and gasier.
Astronomers at Cornell University were flipping between radar images of...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 9:27 AM
A listing of recommended books, films, websites and places to visit in Connecticut to learn more about the state's historical involvement with slavery. BOOKS:
"Native People of Southern New England, 1500-1650," by Kathleen Joan Bragdon,...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:05 AM
PHILADELPHIA David W. Taylor was eager to go bodysurfing with his son, Jonathan, but thought the waves at Cape May would be too tame for a good ride.
Instead, he ended up getting a ride to the emergency room.
Caught off-guard by a wave that hit him from...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 3:32 PM
Arthur Williams Banister flew fighter jets in the Korean War and later chased solar eclipses around the world as the "ultimate hobby."
The retired Air Force colonel, West Point graduate, math professor and stamp enthusiast had been in declining health...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 5:29 PM
Consumers are likely to believe that “whole grain” canned pasta, “organic” candy and soda that contains “antioxidants” are more healthful than the same products without those buzzwords on the labels, researchers say....
| Jun 4, 2014
| 2:45 PM
If NASA is to make great strides in its human spaceflight program, it needs to go big or go home -- and get to the Martian surface, says a new congressionally mandated report.
But the 285-page report from the National Research Council goes on to say the...
| May 23, 2014
| 11:13 PM
Scientists have made great strides in cataloging the human microbiome, the collection of tiny organisms that live on and in our bodies. Now some researchers want to put those microbes to work.
At the forefront of this effort is Jeff Tabor, a synthetic...
| May 6, 2014
| 1:18 PM
If you could get a $5 lunch for $1, would it taste better? Be a more satisfying lunch?
If you chose the bargain, guess again.
Price affects consumer satisfaction, and getting a deal doesn’t necessarily make diners like their food better,...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:19 PM
Fruit flies seem to have a preternatural ability to evade annoyed swatters. Now, laser-wielding scientists have discovered the secret of these winged escape artists: They execute speedy hairpin turns by banking in the same way that fighter jets do....