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Scientific Research

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  • Tricking memory in lab animals stokes hope for PTSD

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The frailty of remembrance might have an upside: When a memory is recalled, two research teams reported on Wednesday, it can be erased or rewired so that a painful recollection is physically linked in the brain to joy and a once-happy...
  • Vaccination myths endanger everyone [Commentary]

    Vaccination myths endanger everyone [Commentary]
    This month more than 50 million American children will report to our public and elementary school systems to begin another school year, bringing with them not only new books, laptops, smartphones and iPads, but also their parents' hopes and dreams for a...
  • Lose weight to gain brain power? Study says it may work

    Weight-loss surgery can make you thinner. But can it make you smarter too? It’s a question that scientists have wondered about, since they know the reverse is true. Studies have shown that brain function declines in people who have too many...
  • McDonnell trial: Former governor finishes testifying, trial nearing close

    McDonnell trial: Former governor finishes testifying, trial nearing close
    RICHMOND — The trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, may wrap up this week, based on a timeline federal Judge James R. Spencer laid out Tuesday. McDonnell stepped out of the witness box Tuesday evening after five days on the...
  • Mystery of how rocks move across Death Valley lake bed solved

    Mystery of how rocks move across Death Valley lake bed solved
    The cracking sounds were ferocious. An ankle-deep, frozen lake in Death Valley National Park was breaking apart under sunny skies. As cousins Richard Norris and James Norris watched, a light wind began moving huge floes of ice across the surface of...
  • Florida Travel Tips & Deals

    Florida Travel Tips & Deals
    Check this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in: Flavors of the Palm Beaches The Palm Beaches are gearing up for the FLAVOR Palm Beach restaurant month running in September. A favorite of both locals and visitors alike, the...
  • S&P 500 closes above 2,000; investors may get a psychological boost

    S&P 500 closes above 2,000; investors may get a psychological boost
    The Standard & Poor's 500 stock index, a widely watched measure of a broad array of stocks, closed above the 2,000 level for the first time as investors pushed aside worries over global unrest to focus on the improving domestic economy. The latest...
  • Student recognized for whirlwind achievement

    Student recognized for whirlwind achievement
    La Cañada High School senior Alice Zhai received special recognition Tuesday from the La Cañada Unified Governing Board for a science project on hurricanes that was published in an international journal and earned her a $50,000 scholarship from the...
  • Scots are hot: TV's 'Outlander' sparks local lore, kilt following

    AKRON, Ohio Women on both sides of the Atlantic share a secret: Scots are hot. If a Scotsman wears a kilt and speaks in a heavy Scottish brogue, more's the better. If we didn't learn that by watching dramas based on Scottish history (think Liam Neeson in...
  • DNR exploring 'adaptive management' plan to increase size of panfish

    One of my favorite public sculptures in Wisconsin is a 15-foot-tall rendition of a bluegill near Onalaska, the "sunfish capital of the world." It represents both the exaggerated fish of our dreams and the magnitude of our actual love for panfish. The...
  • Sleep drunkenness may affect more than 1 in 7 people, study finds

    Sleep drunkenness may affect more than 1 in 7 people, study finds
    Ever heard of "sleep drunkenness"? If you’ve ever tried to reach for your phone when your alarm clock rings or been so disoriented when you wake up that you don’t know where you are, you may have experienced what’s known formally as...