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  • #Just10BucksToEAT: Local Moms Raise Money For Food Allergy Research

    #Just10BucksToEAT: Local Moms Raise Money For Food Allergy Research
    May is Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month and statistics are staggering: 1 in 12 children has a food allergy. So, Kim Hall and Elise Bates, Connecticut moms of children with life-threatening food allergies, just launched a new organization called EAT -...
  • New Study: Placenta Shows Arsenic Exposure to Mom & Baby

    New Study: Placenta Shows Arsenic Exposure to Mom & Baby
    According to a new study by researchers at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, the placenta can be used to measure arsenic exposure in pregnant moms and how much the toxic metal is transferred to their fetuses. The danger of arsenic exposure...
  • Breast Milk Bought Online Might Contain Cow's Milk or Formula

    Breast Milk Bought Online Might Contain Cow's Milk or Formula
    Researchers at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio are warning moms:  breast milk bought online may not be 100% breast milk. Investigators found cow's milk and/or formula added to some samples. The practice of buying breast milk online is...
  • Text To Connect

    Text To Connect
    If you can't beat them, join them, right? According to a report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project, texting is a teens favorite way to communicate.  The research showed about 75% of teens text and send an average of 60 texts a day.  These...
  • Turn on the TV!

    Turn on the TV!
    "I probably watched too much TV when I was little, and I turned out ok." Direct quote from my husband. It's one of the many subjects we disagree on.  According to this article, the research is actually behind my husband.  Surprising for me, not so much...
  • SCSU Needs Volunteers for Autism Project

    SCSU Needs Volunteers for Autism Project
    Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven - in partnership with Haskins Laboratories -  is conducting a study on the communication skills of children with autism.  Many kids with this developmental disabilitiy avoid eye contact.  So,...
  • Getting To The Science Center

    Getting To The Science Center
  • 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...
  • Hail a robo-cab, save the planet?

    If you want to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, consider commuting by robo-cab. Researchers at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory report that by 2030, a driverless taxi could lower greenhouse gas emissions by as much as 90% compared with a ride...
  • In obesity, heightened imagination for smell may drive food cravings, weight gain

    In obesity, heightened imagination for smell may drive food cravings, weight gain
    Close your eyes and imagine the smell of baking bread, of a pungent curry dish, of popcorn at the movies or a bouquet of freshly cut tea roses. If these prompts send you into swoons of olfactory delight, there's a good chance that upon opening your...
  • Johns Hopkins, UMD to open data research center

    Johns Hopkins, UMD to open data research center
    The Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland plan to open one of the country's largest computing centers this month. The Maryland Advanced Research Computing Center will open with $30 million in state funding, officials said. "It's a...