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  • UCSB professor who helped create blue LEDs shares Nobel Prize

    A California scientist and two in Japan won the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for a breakthrough invention that reduces global warming and brings light to areas of the world that are off the electrical grid. Shuji Nakamura of UC Santa Barbara shares...
  • NFL must stop blaming its critics and start correcting its flaws

    VIENNA, Va. Blame the messenger. It may be the oldest audible in the PR playbook, but that hasn't stopped defenders of King Football from calling the play. That they resorted to such tactics only underscores the trouble the National Football League finds...
  • Quinn on Nutrition: Report offers healthy habits to prevent dementia

    "Something's not right with my brain," my dad told me the year before he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease the most common cause of dementia that destroys brains cells and nerves that carry messages in the brain. He was in his 70s at the time and the...
  • Medical pot supporters make their pitch by bus

    Medical pot supporters make their pitch by bus
    People United for Medical Marijuana is taking its campaign to the streets — literally. Which is why a big blue bus with "Vote Yes On 2" pulled into Gulfstream Park, a gambling mecca in Hallandale Beach. Most folks here come for the...
  • In Alzheimer’s, emotions may linger after memories vanish

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a small U.S. study, Alzheimer's patients felt sad or happy long after viewing video clips designed to induce those emotions, and long after having forgotten details of the videos or ever having seen them. The research team...
  • Kristen Stewart going further from 'Twilight' with prestige-film slate

    Not long ago, Kristen Stewart was the face of one of Hollywood's biggest franchises. But even as she skyrocketed to fame as the star of the blockbuster "Twilight" films, the actress never seemed entirely comfortable as a headline-grabbing international...
  • How does Stanford's Nobel winner illuminate dark cells, revealing life and death?

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Molecules are busy actors on the cellular stage, gathering and dancing to create life and trigger death. But they had been too tiny to see in action, a frustrating scientific impasse until three scientists, including Stanford University'...
  • Why we allow Big Pharma to rip us off [Commentary]

    Why we allow Big Pharma to rip us off [Commentary]
    According to a new federal database put online last week, pharmaceutical companies and device makers paid doctors some $380 million in speaking and consulting fees over a five-month period in 2013. Some doctors received over $500,000 each, and some...
  • Caretaker stole $60K from West Boca dementia patient, deputies say

     
    A caretaker hired to care for an 89-year-old woman suffering from dementia stole more than $60,000 from her bank account by writing fake checks, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office....
  • Virginia scientist, 2 others share Nobel Prize for chemistry

    Virginia scientist, 2 others share Nobel Prize for chemistry
    STOCKHOLM/LONDON (Reuters) - A German and two American scientists won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Chemistry on Wednesday for smashing the size barrier in optical microscopes, allowing researchers to see individual molecules inside living cells. U.S....
  • American life expectancy hits record high

    American life expectancy hits record high
    Hey America, we're living longer than ever. Life expectancy in the U.S. has hit an all-time high, with the average American topping out at 78.8 years in 2012, according to research released by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center...