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  • Cleaner air is linked to stronger lungs in Southern California children

    Cleaner air is linked to stronger lungs in Southern California children
    Cleaner air has for the first time been linked to bigger and stronger lungs among school-age children, according to findings released Wednesday from a two-decade study in Southern California. The research by USC scientists, published in the New...
  • McDonald's says it will begin using chicken free of most antibiotics

     McDonald's says it will begin using chicken free of most antibiotics
    McDonald's USA said Wednesday it will start using chicken raised without certain antibiotics and sell milk from cows not treated with an artificial growth hormone, its latest changes to appeal to more health-conscious customers. Starting later this...
  • Inside GOP science, part 2: the brawl over National Science Foundation grants

    Inside GOP science, part 2: the brawl over National Science Foundation grants
    In part 2 of our interview with Rep. John Culberson (R-Tex.), we turn to the controversy over another agency under his jurisdiction as chairman of the House Appropriation Committee's subcommittee on commerce, justice, and science: the National Science...
  • Is Syria conflict a case study for climate change?

    Is Syria conflict a case study for climate change?
    Science just served up a double coupon for the argumentative: A new study suggests that climate change is driving a Middle East conflict that brought the Islamic State to prominence. Climate change contributed to the severity of a record-setting drought...
  • The Kid's Doctor: Feeding children peanut products can avert peanut allergy, studies show

    Kidsdr.com There's been a lot in the media lately about peanut allergies -- and it's good news. For several years, it was recommended that children not be given any peanut products until at least age 2, due to concerns about peanut allergies. At the...
  • Intent on surviving another decade? Ace this test

    Intent on surviving another decade? Ace this test
    New research leaves little doubt about it: Fitness is powerful. A new study shows it's also a powerful predictor of whether an individual will live or die in the next decade. Put a person on a standard-issue treadmill, crank up the speed and the...
  • PNC Bank to cut financing of mountaintop removal coal companies

    PHILADELPHIA PNC Bank will substantially cut its financing of coal companies that practice mountaintop removal mining, according to a new policy included in a bank report released Monday. The move is seen as a victory by anti-coal activists as PNC...
  • Dawn spacecraft set to 'make history'

    Dawn spacecraft set to 'make history'
    Once it enters orbit Friday, NASA’s Dawn spacecraft is set to be the first to successfully visit a dwarf planet. “Dawn is about to make history,” Robert Mase, project manager for the Dawn mission at NASA’s Jet Propulsion...
  • How life could develop in the methane lakes of Saturn's moon Titan

    How life could develop in the methane lakes of Saturn's moon Titan
    Scientists may be one step closer to understanding whether life could have formed in the methane lakes of Saturn's largest moon, Titan. This life, if it exists, would look very different from life on Earth. There is no oxygen on Titan, and the surface...
  • Hampton Roads is a hot spot for ocean acidification

    Hampton Roads is a hot spot for ocean acidification
    Carbon dioxide from burning fossil fuels isn't just altering the atmosphere -- it's also souring the seas, scientists say. And as the world's oceans turn more acidic, marine creatures such as oysters, clams, crabs and corals find it harder to grow...
  • Apple, Android browsers vulnerable to 'FREAK attack'

    Millions of people may have been left vulnerable to hackers while surfing the web on Apple and Google devices, thanks to a newly discovered security flaw known as "FREAK attack." There's no evidence so far that any hackers have exploited the weakness,...