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  • Study finds debit cards can fight crime

    Paying employees via prepaid debit cards is a controversial issue in the workplace, but those on welfare and food stamps have long received their benefits on plastic. Moving public assistance payments to debit cards was considered more economical and...
  • University of North Carolina experts question research by whistleblower

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. A trio of experts hired by UNC-Chapel Hill to review claims of subpar reading skills among more than 120 athletes found broad problems with whistleblower Mary Willingham's research, the university said Friday. The university said that...
  • Ronald Barnard,1935-2014

     Ronald Barnard,1935-2014
    Years ago, Ronald Barnard watched his stepdaughter reach for a pen to sign the student loan papers that would help her become a teacher before he stopped her and took the papers. "'That's all I needed to know, that you were committed to doing this,'"...
  • Deadly H5N1 bird flu needs just 5 mutations to spread easily in people

    It’s a flu virus so deadly that scientists once halted research on the disease because governments feared it might be used by terrorists to stage a biological attack. Yet despite the fact that the H5N1 avian influenza has killed 60% of the 650...
  • A new mathematical model can cut jet-lagged time in half, study says

    Looking for a jet-lag cure? A new mathematical model may help you overcome jet lag faster than anyone thought possible. And scientists need your help to test it out.  A research team from the University of Michigan and Yale University has released a...
  • The Crowd: The '20s roar again for diabetes research

    The Crowd: The '20s roar again for diabetes research
    The 2014 Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund (JDRF) Dream Gala was billed as "Let's Misbehave," and they certainly did. More than 500 Orange County citizens dressed to impress in Roaring Twenties period costume and danced a wild Charleston to help raise...
  • Some new Facebook friends may signal relationship troubles

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who add new romantic interests to their Facebook "friends" list while in a romantic relationship tend to have a lower level of commitment to their current mate, a recent study finds. The fact of having old flames on...
  • UConn, Comcast Join To Create Cybersecurity Program

    UConn, Comcast Join To Create Cybersecurity Program
    STORRS — Comcast, the nation's largest cable and Internet provider, said Thursday it is investing millions of dollars into UConn to create a cybersecurity research program to harden its systems to Internet attacks and information breaches. The...
  • Sen. Tim Kaine tours Newport News Shipbuilding and NASA Langley in Hampton

    Sen. Tim Kaine tours Newport News Shipbuilding and NASA Langley in Hampton
    Newport News Shipbuilding and NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton are feeling the pinch of budget uncertainty in Washington, but Sen. Tim Kaine says Congress might clear that up in the coming weeks. The Virginia Democrat toured both facilities...
  • 'Blood moon' draws an appreciative crowd to Griffith Park

    'Blood moon' draws an appreciative crowd to Griffith Park
    They came with iPhones, iPads, digital cameras and even some film cameras — ready to capture the total lunar eclipse known as a "blood moon." Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles offered a prime view, and hundreds of people were there when the...
  • 'Blood moon': L.A.'s next total eclipse to come in October

    'Blood moon': L.A.'s next total eclipse to come in October
      Monday's "blood moon" total lunar eclipse was the first in more than three years to be visible from Los Angeles and uninterrupted by sunrise. Hundreds flocked to Griffith Observatory, cameras, cellphones and iPads at the ready to see the rare event....