| Oct 16, 2014
| 12:25 PM
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...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 9:02 AM
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...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 10:26 AM
Cornell University Provost Kent Fuchs was chosen as the next president of the University of Florida on Wednesday by the school's board of trustees.
"Dr. Fuchs brings to the University of Florida all of the important qualities we have been seeking in our...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 9:56 AM
The University of Florida's Presidential Search Committee has narrowed its list of finalists to three, all from out-of-state, with the president-elect expected to be named Wednesday.
On Monday, the search committee selected as finalists Cornell...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 5:29 AM
The historic Stone Avenue train station in La Grange, which was built in 1901, has been restored to its original glory, leaving those standing near its sparkling limestone archways in awe at a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday.
The $1.1 million...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 6:16 PM
Using powerful microscopes, scientists have observed the weaponry of HIV in action and gained key insights that may finally allow researchers to create a vaccine capable of fighting the virus that causes AIDS.
The sophisticated imaging technology...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 2:53 PM
The next time you think about changing your eating habits for the better, you may want to start with the person sitting across the dinner table. A new study by researchers at Cornell University suggests the size of your eating companion may affect how...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 6:00 AM
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...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Voters will decide on Aug. 26 whether the job, which pays about $142,000 a year, will go to Stacey Schulman, 36, of Cooper City, or Julie Shapiro-Harris, 54, of Tamarac.
The two women seeking to replace retiring Broward Circuit Judge Jeffrey...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 11:09 AM
If you've ever tried to warn teenagers of the consequences of risky behavior — only to have them sigh and roll their eyes — don't blame them.
Blame their brain anatomy.
Sociologists and psychologists have long known that teen brains are...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 2:00 PM
If you like to watch TV with a bag of snacks nearby, here's a tip: Avoid watching action movies.
New research suggests people eat twice as much food while watching a fast-paced action flick compared with those watching a slow-moving talk show.