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  • Pet briefs

    Pet briefs
    The deadline for Evanger's Dog & Cat Food Company's 2015 pet photo calendar is Sept. 22. Winners are featured on the calendar and receive a package of dinners and treats from the Wheeling-based company. Judges will narrow the entries to about 100 photos,...
  • Scientists see risk of mutant airborne Ebola as remote

    LONDON, Sept 19 (Reuters) - The Ebola virus raging through West Africa is mutating rapidly as it tears a deadly path through cities, towns and villages, but the genetic changes are for now not giving it the ability to spread more easily. Concern that the...
  • 'Save L.A. Cougars' campaign calls for Agoura Hills wildlife crossing

    With the Griffith Park mountain lion as their poster puma, the National Wildlife Federation and the Santa Monica Mountains Fund have joined forces to raise money for a wildlife crossing at the 101 Freeway in Agoura Hills. The "Save L.A. Cougars"...
  • Antidepressants rapidly alter brain architecture, study finds

    Antidepressants rapidly alter brain architecture, study finds
    A single dose of a popular class of psychiatric drug used to treat depression can alter the brain’s architecture within hours, even though most patients usually don’t report improvement for weeks, a new study suggests. More than 1 in 10...
  • Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours

    Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours
    Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices: AQUATICA: off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Guests can purchase a "Splash and Save" ticket with admission starting at $28 when tickets are purchased in...
  • Get ready! NASA's MAVEN mission is about to reach Mars

    Get ready! NASA's MAVEN mission is about to reach Mars
    Home stretch! This Sunday, after a 10-month journey across the inner solar system, NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft will finally reach the Red Planet. The orbiter could provide the elusive answer to a simple question: If Mars once had enough atmosphere to...
  • Changing guidelines: Does bed rest help or hurt a pregnancy?

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. When Lindsey Lafferty was 22 weeks pregnant with triplets, her body showed signs that it was preparing for delivery, so her doctor prescribed one of the most common interventions used to prevent preterm birth: bed rest. For most of the...
  • White House declares war on drug-resistant superbugs

    White House declares war on drug-resistant superbugs
    The White House announced Thursday that it was mobilizing key federal agencies to combat a growing, global health threat -- bacteria that have evolved an immunity to powerful antibiotic drugs. Antibiotic-resistant bacteria cause 2 million illnesses...
  • Banana peel study, ugly art research win Ig Nobel spoof awards

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Researchers who measured the slipperiness of banana peels, the ability of pork strips to stop nosebleeds, and the reactions of reindeer to humans in polar bear suits were among the winners of this year's Ig Nobel prizes for comical...
  • Cars that drive themselves starting to chat with each other

    Cars that drive themselves starting to chat with each other
    DETROIT (Reuters) - An Acura RLX sedan demonstrated an unusual way to tow another car this week: the vehicles were not physically attached. The second car drove itself, following instructions beamed over by the first in a feat of technology that indicates...
  • Poultry firms systematically feed low-dose antibiotics to flocks

    ATLANTA/CHICAGO (Reuters) - Major U.S. poultry firms are administering antibiotics to their flocks far more pervasively than regulators realize, posing a potential risk to human health. Internal records examined by Reuters reveal that some of the nation'...