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  • Hamas drone injects new element into Arab-Israeli conflict

    Hamas drone injects new element into Arab-Israeli conflict
    The exchange of rocket fire from Palestinian militants and Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip took a new turn this week when the military wing of Hamas said it had launched drones into Israel -- one of them downed by an Israeli Patriot missile. The...
  • Mars or bust, says new report on NASA human space exploration

    Mars or bust, says new report on NASA human space exploration
    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...
  • 'Magic Island' may show Titan's oceans are hardly pacific

    'Magic Island' may show Titan's oceans are hardly pacific
    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...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Set yourself up for success with mindful eating

    Environmental Nutrition 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...
  • Facebook's user manipulation study: Why you should be very afraid

    Facebook's user manipulation study: Why you should be very afraid
    Facebook just doesn't get it.  The company doesn't get why people are pitching such a fit over the user-manipulation study it conducted in 2012, the details of which broke this weekend. It doesn't get what this says about how it treats its users, and...
  • Study links Oklahoma earthquake swarm with fracking operations

    Oklahoma has seen a boom in two things in recent years: oil and gas production and earthquakes. To many residents, the timing says it all. Before the oil and gas industry started drilling so many underground injection wells, they say, it was rare to...
  • Want to really appreciate your food? A higher price may do the trick

    Want to really appreciate your food? A higher price may do the trick
    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,...
  • Removing chocolate milk from schools caused plain milk to be wasted

    Removing chocolate milk from schools caused plain milk to be wasted
    Removing chocolate milk from school cafeterias has been promoted over the last few years as a way to reduce the sugar kids consume and decried as a sure way to keep kids from getting the nutrients in milk. Both might be the case, researchers at...
  • Bioengineer is working to make E. coli fight obesity, depression

    Bioengineer is working to make E. coli fight obesity, depression
    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...
  • Expressions of fear and disgust aided human survival, study says

    Why do our eyes open wide when we feel fear or narrow to slits when we express disgust? According to new research, it has to do with survival. In a paper published Thursday in the journal Psychological Science, researchers concluded that expressions...
  • Harford students help create winning flavor at Ice Cream University

    A new ice cream flavor – Campfire Delight – will be available locally next month. The flavor was created by a team of students, most of them from Harford County, participating in this year's Ice Cream University, hosted by TIC Gums at the...