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  • Samuel Adams Brewery Tour

    Samuel Adams Brewery Tour
    There's usually something brewing in Boston, but, on Germania Street, there's something brewing all day. That's because American beer maker Samuel Adams, the Boston Beer with the patriotic poster boy, offers tours of their working brewery. Each year, tens...
  • Consultant Says UConn Generated $3.4 Billion In Economic Activity Last Year

    The University of Connecticut generated $3.4 billion in economic activity last year, including more than 24,000 jobs and $202.5 million in state and local tax revenue, according to a report prepared by a Pittsburgh-based consulting firm. "It's an...
  • Mid-life migraine sufferers more likely to develop Parkinson’s : study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who experience migraines with aura during middle age are more than twice as likely as those without headaches to be diagnosed with Parkinson's disease later in life, according to a new study. Whether or not you've...
  • Fake sweeteners may mess with the way our bodies metabolize sugar

    Fake sweeteners may mess with the way our bodies metabolize sugar
    Diet sodas and those packets of artificial sweetener you put in your coffee may not be as benign as we thought, a new study suggests. High doses of artificial sweeteners like saccharin, sucralose and aspartame can change the population of healthy gut...
  • Monkey see, monkey kill: The evolutionary roots of lethal combat

    Monkey see, monkey kill: The evolutionary roots of lethal combat
    The killings are often swift and brutal: An overwhelming force of chimpanzees will pin their fellow primate to the ground as dozens of attackers commence to biting, punching, kicking and ripping at the victim's body.  "They'll tear off pieces of the...
  • Scientists locate 'ghost' ship wrecks in San Francisco waters

    (Reuters) - U.S. government researchers working with divers and sonar equipment have located the wrecks of what they dubbed "forgotten ghost ships" in waters just outside San Francisco's Golden Gate strait. The discoveries by National Oceanic and...
  • First UK volunteer gets experimental GSK Ebola shot in trial

    LONDON (Reuters) - The first volunteer in a fast-tracked British safety trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine made by GlaxoSmithKline received the injection on Wednesday, trial organizers said. The candidate Ebola vaccine, which GSK co-developed with...
  • Chimpanzees are inherently warlike, finds a new study

    Chimpanzees are inherently warlike, finds a new study
    Chimpanzees in the wild become violently aggressive on their own, rather than being driven to warlike behaviors as a result of proximity to or interaction with humans, according to a new study published Wednesday in the journal Nature. This runs...
  • Why research is biased against pot to focus on its harm and not its benefits

    Is America's scientific research biased to focus on the harmful effects of drugs? That was one of the questions at the heart of a congressional hearing this summer seeking to understand more comprehensively the scientific evidence related to marijuana....
  • Scientists probe secrets of Dry Tortugas

    MIAMI In the remotest part of the Florida Keys, 70 miles west of Key West and accessible only by boat or seaplane, there's an underwater world filled with habitats as happening as Miami's hottest nightclubs. Several species of grouper, snapper and...
  • Study asks whether artificial sweeteners may drive diabetes

    LONDON, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Scientists studying the effects of artificial sweeteners in mice and humans say they have found that eating them may increase the risk of developing glucose intolerance, a risk factor for diabetes. In work that raises...