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  • Grapefruit isn't a great fruit with some medicines

    whatdoctorsknow.com If you take a statin -- a hugely popular class of drugs taken by more than 35 million Americans -- you should take note of some tiny script printed on the container label: "Do not take with grapefruit or grapefruit juice." It seems...
  • Daily cannabis smokers risk health, wellbeing and achievement

    LONDON (Reuters) - Teenagers who use cannabis daily run a higher risk of becoming drug dependent, committing suicide or trying other drugs and are less likely to succeed at their studies than those who avoid it, researchers said on Wednesday. In an...
  • DNA ties Ashkenazi Jews to group of just 330 people from Middle Ages

    All of the Ashkenazi Jews alive today can trace their roots to a group of about 330 people who lived 600 to 800 years ago. So says a new study in the journal Nature Communications. An international team of scientists sequenced the complete genomes of...
  • Speaker in Hampton chases tornadoes for science

    In the spring of 2009 and 2010, meteorologist Paul Markowski was part of an armada of more than 40 vehicles bristling with scientific equipment to sniff the atmosphere, track wind shifts and analyze water droplets. They were hunting tornadoes. Their...
  • Mini-moons form in a matter of months in Saturn's chaotic F ring

    Mini-moons form in a matter of months in Saturn's chaotic F ring
    In the chaotic fog of Saturn's F ring, scientists believe mini-moons come together and get ripped apart in a constant dance of moon formation and destruction. And the coolest part? These moonlets can be made and destroyed over the course of a school...
  • Telluride Film Review: 'Merchants of Doubt'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Although it's hardly the first issue-driven documentary bent on exposing the corrupt practices and outright lies perpetuated by multinational businesses, "Merchants of Doubt" distinguishes itself in part by taking that brand of...
  • Special Report: As seas rise, a slow-motion disaster gnaws at U.S. shores

    WALLOPS ISLAND Virginia (Reuters) - Missions flown from the NASA base here have documented some of the most dramatic evidence of a warming planet over the past 20 years: the melting of polar ice, a force contributing to a global rise in ocean levels. The...
  • Gargantuan new dinosaur uncovered

    PHILADELPHIA It weighed as much as eight school buses. Its neck looked like a section of oil pipeline. Its thigh bone alone was as big as a grown man. Say hello to Dreadnoughtus schrani. Drexel University scientists announced Thursday they had...
  • Coastal quake risk: Japan on watch, Pacific Northwest 'essentially blind'

    TOKYO If you expect your sensors to transmit data from the seafloor for a decade or more, it pays to do a lot of testing upfront. That's why Eiichiro Araki and fellow researchers from the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology set up shop...
  • Japan ignores skeptics, keeps goal of earthquake prediction

    TOKYO In a nondescript government building near the Imperial Palace, a team of Japanese seismologists stands ready to predict an earthquake. All day, every day, they monitor data from dozens of tiltmeters, strain gauges and other instruments deployed...
  • Deep mission: Japan takes aim at the source of megaquakes

    SHIMIZU, Japan Even in port, it's easy to see how the research vessel Chikyu got its nickname. From the waterline to the top of its drilling derrick, the vessel also known as "Godzilla-Maru" towers nearly 30 stories tall. It's longer than two football...