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  • When obesity is an inherited trait, maybe gut bacteria is the link

    When obesity is an inherited trait, maybe gut bacteria is the link
    When wondering whether genes are contributing to your struggle with weight, a new study suggests it might be useful to look within -- at the garden of bacteria growing in your gut. In particular, you might well wonder whether, in addition to their...
  • 'Women Take Flight' at New England Air Museum

    'Women Take Flight' at New England Air Museum
    For thousands of years, men dreamt of flying, being able to soar with the birds. So did women. Although Orville and Wilbur Wright turned the dream into a reality in 1903 with the first controlled flying machine, women had to wait a little longer. But...
  • A look at 5 of our favorite acts at Charm City Fringe Fest

    A look at 5 of our favorite acts at Charm City Fringe Fest
    You won't find what you expect at the third annual Charm City Fringe Fest, and that's the idea. "It's up-and-coming underground theater. It's the new people that are breaking new territory and trying new things," says co-founder Zachary Michel. "You'...
  • Fitness Files: A Wonder is worth the workout

    We are on vacation, we're hiking Zion National Park's spectacular trails. Two-hundred-million-year-old sandstone shoots up 7,000 feet in sheer cliff and spire, sporting colors of orange, rose, toast, salmon and purple in geometric striation. Easy hikes...
  • Readers say insensitivity at the root of hairstyle story

    Readers say insensitivity at the root of hairstyle story
    No, Bo Derek did not invent cornrows. Many readers and some other media publications took issue with a story we recently published about three different fall hairstyles¬†— cornrows, bangs and ponytails — coming from the season’s fashion...
  • Candidate Madison presses on despite questions about his background

    Candidate Madison presses on despite questions about his background
    Questions remain concerning a Laguna Beach City Council candidate's claims about his college education and professional background, but Jon Madison has done nothing illegal, officials said. The Orange County district attorney's office will not pursue...
  • Here come the Brown and White Wrestle-offs

    Here come the Brown and White Wrestle-offs
    Lehigh University's wrestling team returns three All-Americans, but none of them are expected to be competing 7 p.m. today when the Mountain Hawks host the annual preseason Brown and White wrestle-offs at Grace Hall. Junior Mason Beckman, sixth at 133...
  • Candidate Madison's proof leads to more questions

    Some supporters are standing behind Laguna Beach City Council candidate Jon Madison after allegations surfaced last month that he lied about academic degrees he earned and an apparent discrepancy in his voter registration. Madison attempted to clear his...
  • Courant Carrier Rick O'Day

    Courant Carrier Rick O'Day
    In his words: Rick O'Day, Westborough, Mass. Your request to share carrier memories evoked lively discussions between my father and me, who were both Courant carriers at a young age. My father, Bill, recalls starting as a Courant carrier in New...
  • Saturn moon Mimas might have 'life-friendly' underground ocean, scientists say

    Saturn moon Mimas might have 'life-friendly' underground ocean, scientists say
    Saturn's battered moon Mimas may have a thin global ocean buried miles beneath its icy surface, raising the prospect of another "life-friendly" habitat in the solar system, scientists said on Thursday. An underground ocean is one of two explanations for...
  • Soon-to-be-homeless cats need help

    Soon-to-be-homeless cats need help
    The case of several cats that needed homes because their elderly owner had to move has taken a serious turn. The owner, an 80-year-old Chicago woman who kept two dozen cats, has been hospitalized. The building she was living in was purchased months...