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  • Great Lakes at a Crossroads: The man with the salmon plan

    HARRISVILLE, Mich. The author of the bumper sticker maxim that "A Bad Day Fishing is Better than a Good Day Working" never sat on the shore of Lake Huron with Jay Hall during the fall salmon run. The 47-year-old mechanic from Flint was perched on a...
  • Ancient DNA reveals history of horse domestication

    Ancient DNA reveals history of horse domestication
    Speed, smarts, and the heart of a champion: using genomic analysis, scientists have identified DNA changes that helped turn ancient horses such as those in prehistoric cave art into today's Secretariats and Black Beautys, researchers reported Monday....
  • A unique gift: NSU prof offers naming rights to sea creature

    A unique gift: NSU prof offers naming rights to sea creature
    A professor at Nova Southeastern University is auctioning on eBay the right to name a species of sea lily he discovered in the Bahamas. "Here's an opportunity of a lifetime – getting to name a newly discovered species on earth!" states the...
  • Botanic Garden scientist fights to protect plants, and planet

    Botanic Garden scientist fights to protect plants, and planet
    Kay Havens remembers her first visit to the Chicago Botanic Garden. It was around 1981, and she was home from college (Southern Illinois University, where she was majoring in botany). "I had heard about this new botanic garden," she says now. (The...
  • Earthquake could destroy L.A.'s water lifeline

    Earthquake could destroy L.A.'s water lifeline
    Los Angeles gets 88% of its water from three major aqueducts, flowing from the Colorado River, Owens Valley and the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. But as they make their way into the region, the aqueducts cross the San Andreas fault a total of 32...
  • Age at first period may predict women's heart disease risk

    By Kathryn Doyle Reuters Health - Women who begin menstruating before age 10 or after age 17 may have a higher risk of heart disease, stroke or high blood pressure than those who begin in the intervening years, according to a new study. Menarche tends...
  • Worried about holiday weight gain? Go vegan

    'Tis the season when people really pack on the pounds. So it's a good thing that researchers at the University of South Carolina (USC) have just announced the most effective way to lose weight. After comparing five common diets, the researchers concluded...
  • Pizza or Brussels sprouts? How we process food choices

    Do you lack self-control when it comes to food? If so, maybe you need to slow down a bit. At least that's the suggestion of researchers who recently exposed a group of 28 hungry college students to a series of computer images of food and asked them to...
  • Celia Rivenbark: Can't find your car? Blame your over-saturated brain

    If you worry that getting older means you're just not taking things in the way you used to, fear not. You are taking in tons of visual information, more than you even need. A brand new study by scientists at Brown University finds that older people...
  • Arab woman aims to blaze a trail in Israel's high-tech sector

    Israel is proud to call itself a "Startup Nation", with more tech firms listed on Nasdaq than any other country outside the United States and China. But two elements are often missing from that success story: women and Arabs. Doctor Amal Ayoub is...
  • CERN particle smasher to turn back on at record power in March

    CERN particle smasher to turn back on at record power in March
    CERN's Large Hadron Collider will be turned back on in March and a few weeks later will start smashing sub-atomic particles together again at nearly double its previous power, helping scientists hunt for clues about the universe. The world's biggest...