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  • Blasted by volcano and buried for centuries, ancient scrolls begin to reveal their secrets

    Scientists have succeeded in reading parts of an ancient scroll that was buried in a volcanic eruption almost 2,000 years ago, holding out the promise that the world's oldest surviving library may one day reveal all of its secrets. The scroll is among...
  • Florida's staghorn coral makes surprising return

    Florida's staghorn coral makes surprising return
    A surprise discovery along the south Florida coast has revealed dense thickets of a species of coral thought to be disappearing from the region's reefs. More than 38 acres of staghorn coral have been found in patches on the reefs from northern Miami-...
  • The paleo diet: Should you eat like a caveman?

    The paleo diet: Should you eat like a caveman?
    The problem with modern diets is that they rely too heavily on modern, processed foods. If only we emulated the eating habits of our paleolithic predecessors, we'd be healthier and less obese. That's the premise of popular "paleo" diets. "We are Stone...
  • Tuition is pricey, but applications could cost you too

    Tuition is pricey, but applications could cost you too
    Just mentioning college can evoke a wide range of emotions — excitement, fear, anxiety and giddiness. Regardless of how you feel about it, you’ve probably thought about the cost of attending your top-choice university. But current data shows...
  • Study shows clusters of under-immunization in Northern California

     Study shows clusters of under-immunization in Northern California
    As a measles outbreak spreads rapidly across Southern California and beyond, scientists have identified clusters of under-immunization in communities in 13 counties in the northern portion of the state. Poring over electronic medical records of children...
  • Florida Travel Tips & Deals

    Florida Travel Tips & Deals
    Check this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in: The South Seas in Florida Always wanted to experience the South Seas, but without the long flights? Well, this spring you can head for Orlando –the first phase of the new...
  • Poor sleep in adolescence predicts future problems, study says

    Poor sleep in adolescence predicts future problems, study says
    A poor night's sleep can carry far greater consequences for teens than just nodding off in class the next morning. Routine failure to get adequate sleep -- either because of issues like insomnia or just staying up late surfing the Internet -- can...
  • Can computers beat critics at naming best movies? Study says maybe

    Move over, critics: Computers are the new film experts in Hollywood. According to a Northwestern University study released Monday, computer analysis has the potential to be as good or better at identifying significant films than human experts in the...
  • Denser California forests raise firefighting questions, study says

    Denser California forests raise firefighting questions, study says
    Drought, fire suppression techniques and changes in land use have made California forests denser and more susceptible to fast-moving wildfires, a study to be released Tuesday has found. Researchers at UC Berkeley, UC Davis and the U.S. Geological Survey...
  • With global warming, why not all El Niño all the time?

    With global warming, why not all El Niño all the time?
    With the Earth warming to record levels, it might seem like El Niño should be a permanent fixture – and knock down hurricanes every year. The large-scale atmospheric pattern develops as a result of abnormal warming in the eastern Pacific –...
  • Cast proves their fortitude in shooting new Pivot series

    It's not exactly the kind of environment most actors wish for. But a tiny town half way between the northern tip of Norway and the North Pole was where actors like Luke Threadaway, Michael Gambon, Stanley Tucci and Richard Dormer found their teeth...