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  • Summer heat or apocalypse? Three books offer answers.

     
    Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice. From what I???ve tasted of desire I hold with those who favor fire. But if it had to perish twice, I think I know enough of hate To......
  • Chile peppers can help with neuropathic pain--maybe, a little

     
    If you suffer from neuropathic pain, there's new evidence that capsaicin--the stuff in chile peppers that gives them their zing--might help you. A new review found that capsaicin helps 4 in 10 people who suffer from such pain, which is......
  • IRAN: Scholarship honoring slain protester Neda Agha-Soltan irks Iranian officials

     
    Iranian officials are up in arms over a decision by The Queen's College at the University of Oxford in Britain to establish a scholarship fund in memory of Neda Agha-Soltan, the 27-year-old Iranian woman whose videotaped June 20 death at......
  • Brits say swine flu is mild, corroborating other reports

     
    British health officials have confirmed earlier reports that the pandemic H1N1 influenza is milder than experts had originally feared. In a report published online in the BMJ, formerly the British Medical Journal, England's chief medical officer and his...
  • 'Love Story' author Erich Segal dies at 72

     
    Years before NBC's "ER" and ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" came along, Erich Segal, who died Sunday at 72 of a heart attack, was writing all about doctors and where compassion fits -- or doesn't -- into their medical school training in......
  • National Book Critics Circle finalists announced

     
    The National Book Critics Circle announced the finalists for its 2009 awards in New York today. Author Elizabeth Strout, a 2008 finalist, announced the finalists at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe. This year's recipient of the Ivan Sandrof Lifetime...
  • In vitro mystery meat redux

     
    In this week's issue of Brand X, Jason Gelt writes about the coming era of in vitro meat, and yes, that means what you think it means: meat grown in a lab. Now scientists in Holland have announced that they've successfully produced "pork in a petri dish,"...
  • With momentum in Europe, Spotify has Apple's iTunes in its sights

     
    Spotify, the Swedish music streaming software that's rocking Europe, has huge ambitions. Though still limited to six countries and yet to launch in the U.S., Spotify founder Daniel Ek is setting his sights on America's top music retailer and digital......
  • New vaccine storage technology could revolutionize immunization in the developing world

     
    British researchers have devised a way to capture vaccines in a glass-like membrane composed of sugar, a feat that could eliminate the need for refrigeration of vaccines and revolutionize their distribution in the developing world. Tests have shown that...
  • Two Florida restaurants included in 2010 James Beard Foundation Awards nominees

     
    The James Beard Foundation has announced the final nominees for the 2010 James Beard Foundation Awards, the nation’s most prestigious recognition program honoring professionals in the food and beverage industries, taking place May 2 and 3, 2010 in New...
  • Former Florida State safety Myron Rolle: Too smart for the NFL?

     
    After studying at Oxford University on a Rhodes Scholarship, former Florida State safety Myron Rolle is preparing for the NFL Draft. But some critics have questioned Rolle's dedication to football....