| Oct 4, 2011
| 4:00 AM
Mac Nachlas' letter suggests that the results of a recent European experiment not only raises entirely new doubt about Albert Einstein's theories but also reveals a failure of the U.S. to keep up with other devolved countries in its investment in basic...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 4:53 PM
More than anything else, in the wake of the elation and tumult accompanying Tuesday's announcement that he'd won a share of the 2011 Nobel Prize in physics, Johns Hopkins University astrophysicist Adam Riess wants to get back to work.
"I really want to...
| Oct 17, 2011
They loped in like a pair of old lions, one a bit stooped, both proud to a fault. On the left, sipping from his bottled water, was Gov. Jerry Brown. On the right, fidgeting with note cards, was Michael Milken.
The occasion was last week's State of the...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 3:04 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Giving a "muffin test" to people at risk for diabetes might help doctors diagnose the disease and its warning signs, according to a new study.
Tests for diabetes and its precursor, impaired glucose tolerance, check how well...
| Nov 5, 2011
| 9:12 PM
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Bishop Walsh 57,...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 7:25 AM
5 Simple Doctor Recommendations for Surviving The Holiday Heart Attack Season
“In addition to the cold weather restricting our blood circulation, most of us do things during the holidays that are very hazardous to our health, especially if we&...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 10:37 AM
Over the years, an awful lot of the responsibility of raising children has been pawned off on our school systems, and sometimes it appears to have been at the expense of the three Rs.
And any properly schooled person can certainly tell you that the...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 9:43 PM
While President Obama is pardoning two turkeys for Thanksgiving, every one of us has that same presidential power by choosing a nonviolent Thanksgiving observance that spares a turkey's life.
And here are some good reasons:
•You are what you eat....
| Jul 29, 2012
| 7:05 PM
What do vampires do after massacring a wedding reception? Plan for world domination, of course.
After last week's monstrously ridiculous episode, this week was a bit more sedate. For "True Blood" that means a graphic sex scene, double Sams (seriously)...
| May 31, 2012
| 11:32 AM
First, a favor: Can you please abandon your perusal of this page for just a second or so?
In that interval, we would appreciate it if you could glance at your hand. Right or left. Doesn't matter.
Just a glance. We'll wait.
Thanks. You saw, we assume,...
| Jun 10, 2012
How to Build an Android
The True Story ofPhilip K. Dick's Robotic Resurrection
David F. Dufty
Henry Holt: 288 pp., $26
In 2005, at the edge of robotics, a curious project took shape: an android that was an eerily realistic copy of science fiction...