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  • On the origin of today's Darwin Day

    On the origin of today's Darwin Day
    Today is Darwin Day, the 205th anniversary of the birth of the father of the theory of evolution. It's a scientific "holiday" that has had its evolutionary ups and downs. Five years ago, for the bicentennial of Darwin's birth and the 150th anniversary...
  • Texas scholar's work to ID immigrant corpses is gratifying — and sad

    Texas scholar's work to ID immigrant corpses is gratifying — and sad
    The forensic anthropologist lifted a thighbone from the skeleton arrayed on her metal lab table and studied the fine cracks traversing its surface, gray and weathered as driftwood. Associate professor Lori Baker, 44, set the bone down and cradled the...
  • Weston 23-year-old hits it big with mobile apps company

    Weston 23-year-old hits it big with mobile apps company
    From his dorm room at Indiana Wesleyan University in the fall of 2011, Weston's Santiago Jaramillo launched BueBridge Digital, a company that creates mobile apps for tourism destinations, colleges and churches. Now, at the ripe old age of 23, he's...
  • Teel Time: AD Selig calls new football stadium 'absolutely critical' for ODU

    Teel Time: AD Selig calls new football stadium 'absolutely critical' for ODU
    Old Dominion doesn’t have an estimated cost or move-in date for a proposed waterfront football stadium, but athletic director Wood Selig considers the project “absolutely critical” to the program’s future and described initial...
  • Carnett: South takes college sports seriously

    I'm a collector of college and university sweatshirts. I've accumulated a few: North Carolina, NC State, Tennessee, Michigan, Duke, Ohio State, Miami, Auburn, West Point and Virginia. I like to wear them on my daily constitutionals. One breezy...
  • National conference explores key issues facing veterinarians

    PHOENIX, AZ - The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) Conference, held here March 14-17, was an opportunity for over 2,100 veterinary professionals to learn the latest cutting edge news, and to advance their education. Presentations ranged from...
  • Cat reluctant to use the litter box may be in pain

    Q: I adopted a cat from the streets 19 years ago; she was about a year old at the time. She used the litter box for years, but recently stopped. I haven't changed the brand of litter. At the moment, she uses newspapers placed next to the box. What's going...
  • Schnauzer may need a housetraining refresher course!

    LAS VEGAS, NV -- These reader questions were answered by world-renowned experts at the 85th Annual Western Veterinary Conference held here Feb. 17-21. The conference was attended by more than 6,500 veterinarians and 2,000 veterinary technicians and...
  • Microchipping best defense against new 'dog-flipping' menace

    Q: What is this 'dog flipping' thing in the news all about? -- S.J., Henderson, NV Q: I've seen TV reports about people stealing dogs and putting them on Craig's List. It's scary. What can I do to prevent this? -- H.W., Chicago, IL A: Dog-flipping is...
  • Money-smart kids: Getting a handle on student-loan debt

    Over the past few months, I've been following two college-loan stories. The first was the debate in Congress about how high the federal student-loan interest rate should be. The second involved an acquaintance of mine -- I'll call her Debbie -- who's...
  • Surgeon all-nighters don't lead to complications: study

    Surgeon all-nighters don't lead to complications: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Sleep-deprived surgeons don't make any more mistakes than usual during gallbladder operations, a new study suggests. Whether doctors had been up doing emergency surgery the previous night did not affect a patient's risk of...