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  • Chris Algieri thinks he can beat Manny Pacquiao

    Chris Algieri thinks he can beat Manny Pacquiao
    Chris Algieri wears stones around his wrist and neck that he believes increase the positive energy around him. "They're for tranquillity, power and self confidence," the New Yorker said Tuesday in Hollywood, where he filmed a promotional segment....
  • New Field Museum exhibit brings ancient Madagascar to life

    New Field Museum exhibit brings ancient Madagascar to life
    More than just the setting for a fanciful cartoon movie, Madagascar, of course, is a real island boasting some of the most fascinating biological history on Earsth. A new Field Museum exhibition, opening Saturday, tries to tell some of that story --...
  • Nine College Students Awarded Enfield Rotary Memorial Scholarships

    Nine College Students Awarded Enfield Rotary Memorial Scholarships
    ENFIELD — Nine college students from Enfield who received scholarships from the Enfield Rotary Memorial Scholarship Foundation were recognized for their academic achievements during a luncheon Wednesday. All nine are entering their junior or...
  • Noah Smith: Credit gets you a flat-panel TV, not economic growth

    It's pretty obvious how credit drives my personal household consumption. If I borrow, I can get a nice big TV and a new car, but eventually I'll have to skimp to pay it back. In a way, the consumption-fueled borrowing binge is an illusion of wealth...
  • Hartford Athletes Post 3.24 GPA, Win America East Academic Cup For Second Consecutive Year

    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...
  • Dinosaurs were wired for flight, thanks to bigger brains

    Dinosaurs were wired for flight, thanks to bigger brains
    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...
  • Soda drinking tied to kids' behavior problems: study

    Soda drinking tied to kids' behavior problems: study
    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...
  • Radioactive tuna from Fukushima? Scientists eat it up

    Radioactive tuna from Fukushima? Scientists eat it up
    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...
  • Scientists to eaters: Don't freak out over Fukushima fish

    Scientists to eaters: Don't freak out over Fukushima fish
    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...
  • Cornell to return 10,000 ancient tablets to Iraq

    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...
  • West Coast radiation from Fukushima disaster poses no risk, experts say

    Radiation detected off the U.S. West Coast from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan has declined since the 2011 tsunami disaster and never approached levels that could pose a risk to human health, seafood or wildlife, scientists say. Experts...