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  • Coyotes becoming a common sight in New Jersey suburbs

    A lone coyote. Wolf-like, with a long snout and bushy, black-tipped tail. The staff at Upper School in Englewood Cliffs first spotted it several weeks ago walking through the school parking lot. It has also been seen ambling across a back field. The...
  • Physician assistants: Adding a personal touch to patient care

    As a physician assistant working at Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center's Department of Gastroenterology, Angela G. Peterson usually has just 20 minutes to see each patient, but at the end of their time together, most thank her warmly. "I...
  • Firm agrees to refund to settle suit over weight-loss pills

    A Salt Lake City-based company has agreed to pay refunds to consumers who purchased its weight-loss tablets to settle a class-action lawsuit that claimed its advertising slogan, "Eat All You Want & Still Lose Weight," was deceptive. Under the proposed...
  • Vaccinogen brings momentum on cancer vaccine research to Baltimore

    Vaccinogen brings momentum on cancer vaccine research to Baltimore
    Three and a half decades after Michael Hanna Jr. began exploring the concept of using the body's own immune system to fight cancer, the idea is driving Baltimore's latest biotechnology promise. The company Vaccinogen, drawing on research that Hanna began...
  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EST

    Prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov shot and killed in Moscow; was Putin critic Boris Nemtsov, a charismatic Russian opposition leader and sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down Saturday near the Kremlin, just a day...
  • How Many Hours Does Passionate Entrepreneur Work? 'All of Them'

    How Many Hours Does Passionate Entrepreneur Work? 'All of Them'
    DURHAM — When Flemming Tinker became self-employed, it was in that most commonplace Connecticut way, as a consultant. But after four years, his work-from-home consultancy morphed into his becoming a small manufacturer. "I've always found...
  • Follow-up: More tales of the Prometheus tree and how it died

    Follow-up: More tales of the Prometheus tree and how it died
    On Friday, I had a front-page article on the story of Prometheus, the 5,000-year-old bristlecone that was chopped down in 1964 in the name of science — and whose memory was resurrected by Los Angeles artist Jeff Weiss. A number of readers wrote in...
  • The campaign to defeat polio

    The campaign to defeat polio
    Less than a week after a Tribune banner headline proclaimed "Salk Vaccine Called Safe, Effective" on April 13, 1955, Robert Ludford was the first of 300 Antioch schoolchildren to be inoculated against polio. "It didn't hurt a bit," the 7-year-old said....
  • Scientists examine mysterious rise in East Coast sea levels

    Scientists examine mysterious rise in East Coast sea levels
    A few years ago, in 2009 and 2010, a string of unexplained floods and unusually high tides struck the East Coast. There was no easy explanation. No hurricane. No winter storm. But the waters kept spilling across the shoreline — from North Carolina's...
  • Scientists are just as obsessed with #thedress as you are: Here's why

    If you can't stop thinking about the divisive dress that appears blue and black to some and white and gold to others, you are not alone: Scientists who study visual illusions have been dazzled by it too. "The whole field was discussing it on Facebook...
  • A cause for pause? Scientists offer reasons for global warming 'hiatus'

    A cause for pause? Scientists offer reasons for global warming 'hiatus'
    It's been dubbed both a "pause" and a "faux pause," and it's ignited debate among climate scientists and their critics. After a period of rapid global warming throughout most of the 20th century, the pace of global temperature rise has slowed greatly...