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  • Study: Many herbal supplements aren't what the label says

    Study: Many herbal supplements aren't what the label says
    Bottles of Walmart-brand echinacea, an herb said to ward off colds, were found to contain no echinacea at all. GNC-brand bottles of St. John's wort, touted as a cure for depression, held rice, garlic and a tropical houseplant, but not a trace of the herb....
  • Manot Cave skull suggests link between Neanderthals and modern humans

    Manot Cave skull suggests link between Neanderthals and modern humans
    It was sealed off from humanity for 30,000 years before sewer workers accidentally shattered its vaulted ceiling, allowing Israeli searchers to rappel into its dark interior. Sweeping the cave’s damp walls and mineral spires with flashlights,...
  • Bela Fleck, performing in Easton, combines banjo with classical music

    Bela Fleck, performing in Easton, combines banjo with classical music
    You might think that someone born with the name Bela Anton Leos Fleck would be destined to perform classical music, and you'd be right. Multi Grammy-winning banjo player Bela Fleck, born in New York City in 1956, was named after famed classical...
  • Tuition To Go Up 4 Percent At UConn Medical, Dental Schools

    Tuition To Go Up 4 Percent At UConn Medical, Dental Schools
    Tuition and fees will increase by four percent for each of the next two years at UConn's medical and dental schools. With no debate, the UConn Board of Trustees approved the hike Wednesday after a brief presentation by Dr. Bruce T. Liang, interim dean...
  • Love lives keep getting longer and better. Yours can, too

    Comedian George Burns once cracked that "sex at age 90 is like trying to shoot pool with a rope." Clearly, he was speaking for his own generation. Today's seniors, their sex lives liberated long ago by one pill and extended indefinitely by another,...
  • China's population will make it the No. 1 economy

    The case for a Chinese economic slowdown is pretty incontrovertible at this point. According to many pundits, the slower growth means that, like the Soviet Union and Japan before it, China doesn't threaten to supplant the U.S. as the world's biggest...
  • Noah Smith: Bad energy, good energy; choose side in moral fight

    Noah Smith: Bad energy, good energy; choose side in moral fight
    The fight to develop renewable energy is a battle of good against evil, and the future of humanity hangs in the balance. No, I'm not talking about climate change (though that is certainly important). I'm talking about the distribution of wealth and...
  • Former Parkland standout Lally named Muhlenberg wrestling coach

    Shaun Lally, a former Parkland High School standout and Division I wrestler, has been named Muhlenberg College's head wrestling coach. For the last two years, Lally was the head coach at Stony Brook University, where he created the school's first-ever...
  • Boys' Lacrosse: St. Andrew's Matt Bellando

    Boys' Lacrosse: St. Andrew's Matt Bellando
    Whenever a lacrosse match begins, Matt Bellando knows he's usually going to be the smallest player on the field. In fact, Bellando has gotten used to it. Undeterred by much larger defenders, Bellando has compensated for his lack of size with a...
  • All-county boys soccer: Class 3A-2A-1A first team

    First teamLucas DaSilva King's Academy sophomore Pos.: Midfielder Comment: The first-year starter finished with 10 goals and 12 assists. Led the Lions in assists this season and helped them to regional quarter and regional semifinal wins. Walker...
  • A New Look at Bipolar Diagnosis in Children

    A New Look at Bipolar Diagnosis in Children
    They are some of the most troubled children that psychiatrists ever see. They have raging tempers and engage in reckless behaviors that frequently land them in the principal's office, even the hospital. But are they bipolar? In the last 15 years,...