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  • Researchers show how early stress hurts brain development

    MILWAUKEE A team of University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers has shown that chronic stress of poverty, neglect and physical abuse in early life may shrink the parts of a child's developing brain responsible for memory, learning and processing emotion....
  • Hobby Lobby decision perpetuates myths on birth control

    To the editor: Jonah Goldberg's column on the Hobby Lobby case takes as given the distortion of scientific facts at the core of the case. ("Alito agrees: Your birth control is not your boss' business," Op-Ed, June 30) Overwhelming evidence has shown...
  • Lee Butz: Increased funding for preschool education a wise investment

    Young children are innately curious. They ask questions about how things work, and they explore the natural world around them. These days, we use the acronym STEM to describe the science, technology, engineering and mathematics driving our economy, but...
  • For family of suspect in killings of 3 teens, opposition to Israel is nothing new

    HEBRON, West Bank Marwan Qawasmeh, a 29-year-old barber from one of Hebron's oldest families, used to live in a complex with his father, two brothers, their wives and all their children. Today, Qawasmeh is missing, hunted by Israeli authorities as one of...
  • Broward County values closest to peak in cities like Parkland, Southwest Ranches, Weston

    The wealthiest cities in Broward County are reclaiming their housing values the fastest. The cities with the five highest median household incomes — Parkland, Southwest Ranches, Weston, Cooper City and Lighthouse Point — all are among the...
  • Vaccinating, traffic tickets, and poor: Letters

    Vaccinating kids crucial As more parents choose to not vaccinate their children, more cases of deadly, vaccine-preventable diseases are being reported. These two trends and the positive correlation between them are conspicuous and undeniable. As a...
  • Where's the 'dislike' button?

    Where's the 'dislike' button?
    What was going on in your Facebook news feed the week of Jan. 11-18, 2012? Birthday reminders, cat videos, crockpot recipes, baby pictures and invitations to play Bejeweled Blitz, probably, plus lots of current events posts were guaranteed to make you...
  • Scientists struggle to figure out why ground is shaking in heartland

    WASHINGTON Months after the prairie began to shake, scientists still struggle to explain a surge in Kansas earthquakes that appears connected to increased fracking. The Kansas quakes are part of a major escalation in earthquakes that have struck the...
  • Was A Time Capsule Found At Enfield High School?

    Was A Time Capsule Found At Enfield High School?
    ENFIELD — On a lazy holiday weekend eve, an 8-foot piece of concrete found outside Enfield High School captured the imagination of residents Thursday. Construction workers at Enfield High School cutting down trees and preparing the site for...
  • Ocean's nasty plastic garbage is disappearing: What's going on?

    Plastic seems to be disappearing from the world's oceans, and scientists are not sure why. Exposure to waves and radiation from the sun can cause plastics to break down into micro-fragments, but scientists say those fragments are stable and durable...
  • New sengi species is related to an elephant, but small as a mouse

    New sengi species is related to an elephant, but small as a mouse
    It may look like a mouse, but it’s actually related to an elephant. Meet the adorable Etendeka round-eared sengi, a newly discovered species of "elephant shrew" that lives in an isolated part of Namibia. Known formally as Macroscelides micus, this...