| Nov 3, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Cornell University is preparing to forfeit to Iraq a vast collection of ancient cuneiform tablets in what is expected to be one of the largest returns of antiquities by an American university.
The 10,000 inscribed clay blocks date from the 4th millenium...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 9:20 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children who drink soda tend to score slightly higher on scales that measure aggressive behavior than kids who don't drink the carbonated beverages, according to a new study.
The study's lead author cautioned, however, that...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Dinosaurs may have taken flight earlier than we thought -- thanks to a larger brain.
A new study in Nature finds that a wider range of dinosaurs may have had the neurological capacity to fly -- not just Archaeopteryx, the feathered dinosaur that’s...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 1:09 PM
The following release from the America East Conference, regarding Hartford winning the Academic Cup for the second year in a row ...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The University of Hartford clinched its second-straight America East Academic Cup in 2012-13 after...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 12:15 PM
A team of scientists who have been tracking radiation in bluefin tuna since the 2011 tsunami that crippled the Fukushima Daichi power plant have a message for fearful American eaters: Stop worrying about the health effects of eating fish that carried...
| May 8, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Marine biologist Dan Madigan stood on a dock in San Diego and considered some freshly caught Pacific bluefin tuna. The fish had managed to swim 5,000 miles from their spawning grounds near Japan to California's shores, only to end up the catch of local...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Kjayla Martin's father could sense the pressure on his daughter before the FHSAA girls weightlifting state meet.
So Keith Martin went old school. He took out a pen and paper.
"I wanted her to know that we loved her, and whatever happened, we were...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 9:22 AM
Massachusetts Lowell will move up to Division I and join the America East Conference, representatives of both announced today at a rally at the Tsongas Center on campus.
The school, which is currently in Division II, will also add men's and women's...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 3:39 PM
What's cute and furry and has a name only a paleontologist could love?
A tiny theoretical creature dubbed the hypothetical placental mammal ancestor is stealing the hearts of some evolutionary biologists -- and annoying others -- as it raises new debate...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 6:53 AM
Quarterback Jimmy Walker of Redlands has committed to Stony Brook University. He's the fourth player from his team to make a college commitment, joining Craig Lee (UCLA), Walter Jones (Oregon State) and Jared Layel (Air Force). -- Eric Sondheimer...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 4:38 AM
We should not be surprised. That's the view of many climate scientists as they survey the destruction wrought by the superstorm that ravaged the Northeast this week. The melting of Arctic ice, rising sea levels, the warming atmosphere and changes to...