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  • CDC monitoring lab tech for possible Ebola exposure

    CDC monitoring lab tech for possible Ebola exposure
    A laboratory technician for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been placed under observation for possible exposure to the deadly Ebola virus due to an apparent mix-up in lab specimens, the Atlanta-based agency said on Wednesday....
  • Invasive species get by with a little help from their alien friends

    Invasive species get by with a little help from their alien friends
    Scientists call it "invasional meltdown," and it's the theory that once an alien species takes root in a new land, it opens the door to intrusions from other invading organisms. In a paper published Tuesday in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B,...
  • Federal judge rules gray wolf hunt illegal, places animal back on endangered species list

    A federal judge on Friday placed the gray wolf back on the endangered species list, a measure that put an immediate stop to wolf hunts in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan. It's the fourth time in the last 10 years that courts have intervened in favor of...
  • Team produces detailed look at deer mortality in Wisconsin

    If you care about Wisconsin deer, and if you're human, I'd say you ought to you'll be interested in the latest update on state whitetail projects. It was issued Dec. 10 and is titled "Wisconsin Deer Research Studies, Annual Report 2013-'14." The...
  • FDA to ease longtime ban on blood donations from gay men

    FDA to ease longtime ban on blood donations from gay men
    For the first time since the early days of the AIDS epidemic, gay and bisexual men will be permitted to donate blood under rules set for release next year by the Food and Drug Administration. Officials at the federal agency said Tuesday that they...
  • Copper Beech Institute Offers Mindful Retreat In West Hartford

    WEST HARTFORD — On 43 acres in the midst of bustling West Hartford, an oasis for the mind is taking root. Located on the campus of the Catholic Holy Family Passionist Retreat Center and officially opened this fall, The Copper Beech Institute is...
  • Review: 'In Search of a Lost Avant-Garde' by Matti Bunzl

    Review: 'In Search of a Lost Avant-Garde' by Matti Bunzl
    Matti Bunzl entered the Museum of Contemporary Art in January 2008, not to check out the paintings but to conduct field research. The museum granted Bunzl, an anthropologist at the University of Illinois, unrestricted access to view the making of cultural...
  • Broward County

    First Sunday of the month from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jazz Brunch Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale Listen to the soulful sounds from local jazz artists on four stages. Brunch will be served in the Einstein Reception Room and in the Peck Courtyard, where one of three...
  • Signs of hope for endangered sawfish

    Signs of hope for endangered sawfish
    Approaching Port Everglades in a helicopter, Ryan Goldman peered down at the water and saw a ray swimming at unusually high speed. Behind it, he spotted two large and bizarre-looking predators: the endangered smalltooth sawfish, which use their long,...
  • In fossilized fish eye, rods and cones preserved for 300 million years

    In fossilized fish eye, rods and cones preserved for 300 million years
    Scientists have discovered a fossilized fish so well preserved that the rods and cones in its 300-million-year-old eyeballs are still visible under a scanning electron microscope. It is the first time that fossilized photoreceptors from a vertebrate eye...
  • CDC mishandles Ebola sample; lab technician at risk

    WASHINGTON Scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta mishandled an Ebola sample Monday and a laboratory technician is being monitored for possible exposure to the deadly virus, the agency reported Wednesday. The agency...