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  • Proponent of the G spot clears up misconceptions and takes on a critic

    Proponent of the G spot clears up misconceptions and takes on a critic
    "My sex life is so bad, my G spot has been declared a historical landmark." — Joan Rivers Ashley Furin had a "very satisfying" sex life with her husband, she said. Then, seven years into their relationship, she had "an experience that rocked me to...
  • How guinea fowl and poppy seeds can help us interpret dinosaur tracks

    How can a guineafowl, two million poppy seeds and an x-ray machine help scientists understand how the dinosuars walked? It all has to do with the complicated dynamics of footprints. The creation of a footprint is not as straightforward as one might...
  • To beard or not to beard

    To beard or not to beard
    I dislike shaving for a number of reasons. First, shaving takes valuable time in the mornings that I could spend watching TV. Second, my beard provides ample coverage of the double chins I picked up in my late 20s thanks to college dinners of beer and hot...
  • Rosetta science: Study suggests water on Earth did not come from comets

    Rosetta science: Study suggests water on Earth did not come from comets
    After a 10-year journey through the solar system, an epic rendezvous with a speeding comet, and the drama of Philae's triple landing, the science phase of the Rosetta mission has officially begun. In a study published Wednesday in the journal Science,...
  • Broadcast of CNN's 'Dinosaur 13' unearths custody battle over T. rex Sue

    Broadcast of CNN's 'Dinosaur 13' unearths custody battle over T. rex Sue
    Since the dinosaur’s unveiling at Chicago’s Field Museum more than a decade ago, 16 million visitors have marveled with strained necks and dropped jaws at the awe-inspiring sight that is Sue. The reassembled skeleton of the massive, 67...
  • Climate change won't dry up Southern California, study finds

    Climate change won't dry up Southern California, study finds
    Overall rainfall amounts in the Los Angeles region will remain the same in coming decades, according to a new study that examined the effects of a warming climate on Southern California precipitation. The third in a series of UCLA studies on the...
  • Truvada, a pill to fight HIV, stirs controversy among gays

    Truvada, a pill to fight HIV, stirs controversy among gays
    It would have seemed the stuff of fantasy in the dark days of the 1980s, when an AIDS diagnosis was tantamount to a death sentence: a pill, taken daily, that could protect against HIV infection. But today, such a drug exists. The blue tablet, marketed...
  • A flock of genomes tells the tale of bird evolution

    A new genetic map of nearly all living birds has shaken the avian evolutionary tree, scattering some species to new perches and adding odd flourishes to their tales. Parrots roost closer to songbirds, a tiny wren shares a murderous lineage with the...
  • There is no safe fracking, Mr. O'Malley

    There is no safe fracking, Mr. O'Malley
    Gov. Martin O'Malley's announcement that the state will move forward with establishing regulations for hydraulic fracturing — fracking — in Maryland leaves behind a terrible legacy. He has secured his place in history as the one who opened...
  • Why on earth is the City Council trying to ban GMO crops in L.A.?

    Why on earth is the City Council trying to ban GMO crops in L.A.?
    Even if you hate the idea of genetically modified food, you would gain nothing from a Los Angeles City Council proposal to ban the growing of such crops here. That's because no one grows them in L.A. and as near as anyone knows, no one has any plan to...
  • Taking A Shot: Testing New Ways To Curb Concussions

    Taking A Shot: Testing New Ways To Curb Concussions
    WESTPORT — During one drill this fall at a Staples High football practice, players took their stances at the line of scrimmage and went full speed and full contact when the ball was snapped. Even though players were wearing big — some...