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  • 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...
  • Pennsylvania study explores maximizing the turkey harvest

    Despite all the No Hunting signs, shooting a wild turkey in Allegheny County in Pittsburgh is pretty common. But try taking a gobbler, a buck and a bear in heavily populated 2B. In the same license season. On the same property. Within the same 300 yards....
  • 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...
  • How pandas may be eating their way to extinction

    How pandas may be eating their way to extinction
    A giant panda may look like a vegetarian on the outside, but it definitely looks like a carnivore on the inside. A genetic analysis of 121 samples of panda poop finds that the community of microbes living inside these animals’ guts is optimized to...
  • 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...
  • 3,400 years after her death, scientists track a girl's travels

    3,400 years after her death, scientists track a girl's travels
    In 1921, archaeologists exploring an ancient burial mound near Egtved, a village in Denmark, unearthed the grave of a girl estimated to have been 16 to 18 years old when she died. Not much remained of her body — only some hair, teeth, nails, and...
  • Americans don't trust government and companies to protect their data

    Americans don't trust government and companies to protect their data
    Americans have little faith the government or companies can keep their private records secure online, a new survey by the Pew Research Center shows. Only 6% of respondents said there were “very confident” government agencies can keep their...