| Jul 24, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Using an underground neutrino detector in Japan, physicists may have found the key to answering a fundamental question: Why does our universe, as we know it, exist at all?
Scientists have caught tiny, ghostlike particles called neutrinos in the act of...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 4:57 PM
Molly Halper never dreamed she'd consume her baby's placenta, an organ that serves as a link between mother and fetus and is usually discarded after birth.
"My husband and I used to make jokes" about people who did that, said Halper, who lives in...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 1:13 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new analysis of data on U.S. teens born during the early 1980s ties slightly higher rates of adolescent smoking, drinking, arrests and thefts to macroeconomic conditions during the first year of life.
What was "striking...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:42 AM
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- There is a danger in drawing overly broad conclusions from any one election, especially an off-year election. That would apply even more to an election as singular as Colorado's unprecedented recall vote.
Exercising a 100-...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 1:45 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For nearsighted children in Denmark, vision deteriorated faster when days were shortest and more slowly during the summer months, according to a new study looking into whether daylight may slow kids' vision loss.
| Jul 10, 2013
| 1:30 PM
At what point would you consider someone to be just "tipsy" as opposed to "hammered" on alcohol? The answer, it turns out, depends on whether you're a man or a woman.
In a study published online Wednesday in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical &...
| May 16, 2013
| 12:35 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Being under stress at work is tied to a higher risk of heart problems, new research confirms - but putting down the beer bottle and going for a walk may help.
Researchers found that job strain - defined as having a lot of...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 5:52 PM
In her delicious memoir "The Receptionist: An Education at The New Yorker," Janet Groth recalls her more than two decades (1957-1978) as a receptionist on the 18th floor of America’s most storied magazine. During her early years at the publication...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Last year, when FIU was looking for a new head basketball coach, Norfolk State’s Anthony Evans was a finalist for the position, but the job went to Richard Pitino.
Turns out, Evans only had to wait a year to get the job.
FIU athletic director...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 3:11 PM
Penn State has announced that men's lacrosse volunteer assistant coach David Shriver (Boys' Latin) will serve as director of operations for the 2014 season.
Shriver, who has coached for two years under Jeff Tambroni, oversees the extra-man unit and...
| May 6, 2013
| 4:22 PM
The DeSales softball team, featuring several kids from the Lehigh Valley, will be competing in the Montclair State University Regional as announced on the NCAA Division III Selection Show on Monday morning. The Bulldogs are seeded fifth and will take on...