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  • Food finesse

    Food finesse
    The way you prepare your food can be just as important as what food you eat. Is there any point in eating broccoli, for example, if you cook the life out of its natural carcinogen killers? On the other hand, some foods, such as tomatoes, may offer more benefits when they're cooked.
  • William N. Lipscomb dies at 91; won Nobel Prize in chemistry

    William N. Lipscomb, who received the 1976 Nobel Prize in chemistry for studies that were the first to explain the chemistry of the element boron and, in particular, those exotic combinations of boron and hydrogen called boranes, has died. He was 91....

    Report: Preschool pays off into adulthood

    A new study revealing the lasting, long-term impact of a solid preschool education -- especially in disadvantaged communities -- was released today, just as Illinois’ governor considers a state budget plan that slashes funding to early childhood...

    Super Dilemma: Blizzard At Super Bowl Site

    Super Dilemma: Blizzard At Super Bowl Site
    With all that snow blocking roads, closing airports and even forcing a game to be postponed in Philadelphia, it's easy to wonder how the NFL and the Big Apple would handle a blizzard in February 2014. You know, when the Super Bowl is in town. Weather...

    Parenting experts weigh in on 'Tiger Mother'

    Parenting experts weigh in on 'Tiger Mother'
    In "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother" (Penguin Press, 2011), Yale Law School Professor Amy Chua describes child-rearing techniques that, as she puts it, "would seem unimaginable — even legally actionable — to Westerners." Reacting to a...