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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...
  • Exercise may slow physical and mental decline after menopause

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who exercise regularly after menopause tend to maintain their physical strength and mental acuity longer than those who don't, according to a new review of past studies that found exercise that gets the heart rate up is...
  • Immunity, signaling genes may be linked to schizophrenia

    The secret to schizophrenia, psychiatry’s most abiding mystery, may lie in the DNA associated with the body’s immune system, according to a genome-wide study published online Tuesday. The analysis of variations in nearly 150,000 DNA...
  • Eberhard, Brosky and Egbert: U.S. has investors, innovators to combat climate change effects

    What have future generations ever done for us? They have lent us the planet. We didn't inherit it from our ancestors. We borrowed it from our children, and we risk returning it in worse condition, since we face an impending crisis brought on by...
  • U.S. HIV cases dropped 33% over the last decade

    U.S. HIV cases dropped 33% over the last decade
    Cases of diagnosed HIV in United States dropped 33% over the last decade, declining for nearly all demographic groups except young men who have sex with males ages 13 to 24 years, according to health officials. In a research letter published Tuesday...
  • Polarized light helps not-so-blind bats find their way at dusk

    Polarized light helps not-so-blind bats find their way at dusk
    Bats are famous for using echolocation to navigate in the dark of night--sending sound into the environment and using the resulting echoes to locate prey and avoid obstacles. But echolocation only works in a limited range, between 16 and 160 feet. For...
  • New funds jump-start mental illness research

    What will happen in the field of serious mental illness when human need, scientific progress and a major influx of funding converge? Scientists on Tuesday predicted that the world could see the same kind of progress in understanding schizophrenia and...
  • HIV establishes viral reservoirs with surprising speed

    HIV establishes viral reservoirs with surprising speed
    In a sobering discovery, researchers say that rapid treatment of HIV-like infections in monkeys failed to prevent the establishment of persistent viral reservoirs in as little as three days. The study, published Sunday in the journal Nature, comes on...
  • Mike Cahill, Brit Marling and Michael Pitt on science of 'I Origins'

    Mike Cahill, Brit Marling and Michael Pitt on science of 'I Origins'
    “I guess you can call the movie sci-comma-fi as opposed to sci-dash-fi,” writer-director Mike Cahill said of his new film, “I Origins,” which continues his exploration of science as an engine for emotional storytelling. Building...
  • Doctors can help human trafficking victims: reports

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Healthcare professionals can play a role in addressing human trafficking and sexual exploitation, according to two new reports. Doctors and researchers write in JAMA Pediatrics that it's up to a collection of people and...
  • Study: Teacher turnover costly to Virginia

    A study released last week says teacher turnover costs Virginia nearly $53 million annually. The report, done by the Alliance for Excellent Education, a Washington-based think tank that lobbies for at-risk schools, says the state pays an inordinate...