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  • Weekend Meteorologist/Weather Producer

    WTIC/WCCT - TV POSITION DESCRIPTION POSITION: Weekend Meteorologist/Weather Producer DATE: 2/21/11 DEPARTMENT: News REPORTS TO: News Director ROLE: Analyze data, prepare weather graphics and present weathercast RESPONSIBILITIES - Present...
  • Getting To The Science Center

    Getting To The Science Center
  • Hidden video camera provides a close-up look at condor living

    Hidden video camera provides a close-up look at condor living
    A new reality TV show unfolded this year in a cave in a sandstone cliff about 75 miles northwest of Los Angeles. While home alone and waiting for his parents to return with carrion for dinner, an energetic young male California condor played games on...
  • Nobel Medal for DNA discovery could fetch $3.5 million at auction

    By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK, Nov 24 (Reuters) - A Nobel Prize gold medalawarded to American scientist Dr. James Watson, a co-discovererof DNA, is expected to sell for up to $3.5 million at auctionnext month in New York, Christie's said on Monday....
  • Chicago scientist's Nobel medal for DNA discovery could fetch $3.5M

    Chicago scientist's Nobel medal for DNA discovery could fetch $3.5M
    A Nobel Prize gold medal awarded to Chicago scientist Dr. James Watson, a co-discoverer of DNA, is expected to sell for up to $3.5 million at auction next month in New York, Christie's said Monday. Watson, along with Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins,...
  • State Is Trying, But Gaining Traction Is Tough In Emerging Field Of Bioinformatics

    State Is Trying, But Gaining Traction Is Tough In Emerging Field Of Bioinformatics
    When executives hundreds or thousands of miles away from Connecticut make decisions to restructure or close a pharmaceutical research office here, what happens to the Ph.D.s who worked there? Do they scatter to suburban Washington, Boston or California,...
  • Special Report: Why metro Houston fears the next big storm

    By Duff Wilson, Ryan McNeill and Deborah J. Nelson GALVESTON, Texas (Reuters) - When Hurricane Ike hit this city on the Gulf of Mexico, William Merrell found himself trapped in a second-floor apartment as storm waters coursed eight feet deep through...
  • Little understood chemicals cut men’s fertility

    By Ronnie Cohen (Reuters Health) – A new study suggests that chemicals in sunscreen may impair men's ability to father children, government scientists say. But other experts question whether the chemicals wound up in men's urine from sunscreen...
  • Exclusive: Pay per puff? Caffeine stick? E-cigarette boom sparks race for new patents

    Electronic cigarette makers are racing to design and buy variations of a technology that has lit a billion-dollar boom, created a new vocabulary, and prompted a backlash from health officials worried about the impact of the new smokeless devices....
  • Goats give Towson University a lesson in weed control

    Goats give Towson University a lesson in weed control
    Towson University has recruited a herd of new groundskeepers to put the bite on a pesky weed problem on the suburban campus. Hauled in from a Harford County farm, 18 goats began munching away Sunday on a patch of English ivy covering the forest floor in...
  • 'Surrogate measures' win FDA approval for cancer drugs without proof they help save lives

    Like the others in the clinical trial, Patient No. 11561004 already had tried one treatment for his advanced kidney cancer, but it didn't work. So the 69-year-old man volunteered to try an unproven drug that offered some hope he might live longer....