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  • Florida Travel Tips & Deals

    Florida Travel Tips & Deals
    Check this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in: Key West flavors Visitors can taste their way through the history and flavors of Key West with Made in Key West Food Tours. The current food circuit is the Southernmost Food...
  • UConn Engineering Students Show Their Research

    UConn Engineering Students Show Their Research
    STORRS — Samantha Brantley of Newington can explain in exacting scientific terms how a very hot fire can affect copper wiring in an emergency sprinkler or lighting system. It turns out the purity of copper has a great deal to do with how well an...
  • Radiation from long Mars journey could damage astronauts' brains

    Radiation from long Mars journey could damage astronauts' brains
    Many things would be difficult about conducting a manned mission to Mars, from designing a spacecraft that could make the 34-million-mile journey, to stocking and fueling it, to keeping its astronauts from getting flabby and bored. On Friday,...
  • Two-year degree programs and one-year certificates can open doors to in-demand careers in health care technology

    Two-year degree programs and one-year certificates can open doors to in-demand careers in health care technology
    (BPT) - Tiffany Fair initially ruled out a career in health care. She assumed most available positions were for nurses, and she knew she could never get past her fear of seeing blood. Fair's outlook on the industry changed quickly when she learned about...
  • Childhood hunger fight demands a broad brush, expert says

    John Cook is out to inoculate kids and their families against hunger. He says it has a contagious habit. "I want you to understand that hunger is a vital sign," said Cook, who sees the condition as a barometer of health no less significant than any...
  • Apartment rents soar in March, but increases expected to level out

    Apartment rents soar in March, but increases expected to level out
    Apartment rents continue to rise faster across South Florida than the rest of the country, and renters can expect to keep shelling out more money when their leases expire. About the only bit of good news for cash-strapped apartment dwellers: The rent...
  • Chipotle's junk science on GMOs

    Chipotle's junk science on GMOs
        Chipotle's announcement this week that safety compelled it to remove all genetically modified organisms from its food is rooted either in ignorance or in crass profit-seeking at the expense of science. More than two decades of research...
  • The best brain exercise may be physical

     The best brain exercise may be physical
    Work out for the brain, not the body. Exercise tones the legs, builds bigger biceps and strengthens the heart. But of all the body parts that benefit from a good workout, the brain may be the big winner. Physical fitness directly affects our mind...
  • Can an online 'crowd' diagnose what your doctor can't?

     Can an online 'crowd' diagnose what your doctor can't?
    Since its launch in April 2013, CrowdMed has claimed success in solving more than 700 of the world's most baffling medical cases, those that defy diagnosis despite multiple medical visits, expensive tests and sometimes years of suffering. CrowdMed...
  • 3 boys saved by customized airway tube made on 3-D printer

    In a striking example of how 3-D printers could customize medical care, doctors turned powdered plastic into tiny devices that saved the lives of three baby boys by holding open defective airways so they could breathe — and the implants even...
  • Oreo maker Mondelez says profit doubled as it raised prices

    Mondelez, the company behind Oreo and Chips Ahoy cookies, said its profit in the first quarter nearly doubled as it raised prices for its products and cut costs. Shares of Mondelez International Inc. rose $1.91, or 5.2 percent, to $38.71 in afternoon...