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  • Chen Ziming dies at 62; activist jailed after Tiananmen protests

    Chen Ziming dies at 62; activist jailed after Tiananmen protests
    Twenty-five years after Chinese government tanks crushed the massive pro-democracy uprising in Tiananmen Square, an activist branded as one of the "black hands" behind the 1989 event has died in his Beijing home. Chen Ziming's death Tuesday was caused...
  • Old, cold and bold: Ice Age people dwelled high in Peru's Andes

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a bleak, treeless landscape high in the southern Peruvian Andes, bands of intrepid Ice Age people hunkered down in rudimentary dwellings and withstood frigid weather, thin air and other hardships. Scientists on Thursday...
  • Palm Beach Season Preview events

    Palm Beach Season Preview events
    Oct. 24 at 10 a.m. Fundraiser Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches California Pizza Kitchen and J. McLaughlin join forces for a night of food, drink and shopping in support of Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches. Both businesses will be giving back a...
  • Jefferson Lab in Newport News produces new data on nucleon pairings

    It's the mission of physicists to drill down and study the weirdness of the natural world, from the subatomic to the galactic. Now data mining into experiments conducted at Jefferson Lab in Newport News has turned up new information about proton and...
  • Sanrio looks to give Hello Kitty, at 40, new life

    Sanrio looks to give Hello Kitty, at 40, new life
    At age 40, Hello Kitty has enjoyed a career that any Hollywood movie star would envy. Lady Gaga and Katy Perry count themselves among her admirers. She's endorsed everything from motor oil to diamond necklaces. Baseball fans have cheered her at...
  • Despite California climate law, carbon emissions may be a shell game

    California's pioneering climate-change law has a long reach, but that doesn't mean all its mandates will help stave off global warming. To meet the requirement that it cut carbon emissions, for example, Southern California Edison recently sold its stake...
  • With extra-long arms, Deinocheirus mirificus was one weird dinosaur

    With extra-long arms, Deinocheirus mirificus was one weird dinosaur
    Just in time for Halloween, an international team of researchers has unearthed fossils from Mongolia with seemingly mismatched body parts: a beaked, humpbacked, ostrich-like dinosaur with incredibly long arms. The Frankenstein's dinosaur is named...
  • Yale Researchers Project Spiraling Ebola Numbers Without More International Aid

    Yale Researchers Project Spiraling Ebola Numbers Without More International Aid
    Without an immediate and substantial increase of international aid, Yale researchers say that the Ebola virus will probably get far worse, resulting in tens of thousands of new cases and deaths by Dec. 15. A mathematical transmission model of the...
  • Profectus gets more investment for Ebola vaccine, from U.S. Army

    Profectus gets more investment for Ebola vaccine, from U.S. Army
    The U.S. Army is giving Profectus BioSciences $8.5 million to put toward human trials of the Ebola virus vaccine, bringing the Baltimore biotechnology company's fundraising total for the project to more than $17 million in a matter of days. Profectus had...
  • Jonah Goldberg: Global fossil fuel fears suck up all the oxygen

    Never let it be said that Mother Nature doesn't appreciate irony. A new study led by researchers at Occidental College and the University of California at Santa Barbara has found that the oil platforms dotting the California coast are fantastic for sea...
  • Highest Ice Age human settlements found in the Peruvian Andes

    Highest Ice Age human settlements found in the Peruvian Andes
    Archaeologists say they’ve found the highest-known remains of Ice Age human settlements in the southern Peruvian Andes, dated to more than 12,000 years old. The two sites, described in the journal Science, sit higher than 4,000 meters (more than...