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  • Temple University demotes physics department head charged with federal crimes

    PHILADELPHIA The chairman of Temple University's physics department lost his leadership post Friday, one day after federal authorities accused him of illegally sharing sensitive U.S. technology with entities in China. Xiaoxing Xi, a naturalized U.S....
  • Top 3 health tips: Easy ways to boost weight loss

    Top 3 health tips: Easy ways to boost weight loss
    If your goal is to lose weight and exercise more, forget the deprivation diet and marathon workouts. Research shows that taking small steps is the best way to get lasting results. A study found that participants who made one small, potentially...
  • Does more sex make couples happier? Study refutes prof's expectations

    It is Carnegie Mellon professor George Loewenstein's firm belief that, generally, married couples would be happier if they had more sex. But a study that he published recently in the Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization found just the opposite....
  • Teen of the Week: Old Mill teen balances academics, extracurricular and volunteer activities

    Teen of the Week: Old Mill teen balances academics, extracurricular and volunteer activities
    The Shade Twins of Old Mill High's Class of 2013 are a tough duo to match, but their younger sister is certainly up to the challenge. Jamie's 19-year old twin siblings, Danny and Julie, were Old Mill's 2014 co-valedictorians in a three-way tie with...
  • Cockeysville author tackles astrophysics for kids with Neil deGrasse Tyson

    Cockeysville author tackles astrophysics for kids with Neil deGrasse Tyson
    When he was 12 years old, Neil deGrasse Tyson got his first telescope. Tyson was already fascinated with the universe, exploring the night sky with binoculars from the roof of his apartment building. His love for the stars and planets grew as he studied...
  • Target beats Street 1Q forecasts

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ Target Corp. (TGT) on Wednesday reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $635 million. On a per-share basis, the Minneapolis-based company said it had profit of 98 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to $1.10...
  • Andy Harris plays central role in NIH funding bill

    Andy Harris plays central role in NIH funding bill
    A bill that would direct billions in new funding to the National Institutes of Health in return for changes in the way the Bethesda-based agency awards research grants passed a key legislative hurdle in Congress on Thursday. Republican Rep. Andy...
  • In overweight teens, food ads appeal to mouth and brain

    In overweight teens, food ads appeal to mouth and brain
    When a sitcom's laugh track stops and the camera pans seductively up the height of a glistening bacon cheeseburger, the teen brain snaps to attention - especially if that brain sits atop a body that carries excess fat, a new study says. In teens with...
  • Window onto ailments: First database of brain-cell types released

    SEATTLE, Three years ago, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen doubled down on brain research, luring some of the nation's top experts to Seattle and pledging an additional $300 million to study the world's most complex organ at a level of detail never...
  • What should you do if your son says he's a girl?

    What should you do if your son says he's a girl?
    Since the age of 2, he has been a very different kind of boy. He enjoys wearing his mother's shoes and his sister's dresses. He likes to play with girls and hates playing with boys, who are too rough. Now 5, he has told you that he wants to be a girl....
  • Cold weather is much deadlier than extreme heat, study says

    Cold weather is much deadlier than extreme heat, study says
    Extreme heat waves like the one that killed more than 70,000 Europeans in 2003 may be the most visible examples of deadly weather, but cold days actually cause more deaths than hot ones, a new study says. After examining more than 74 million deaths that...