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  • Maui GMO case judge focuses on county authority to regulate

    A federal judge said Monday that the key question before her in lawsuits related to a Maui County ban on the cultivation of genetically modified crops is whether federal and state law trump county law. Chief Judge Susan Oki Mollway of the U.S. District...
  • Latest species to be tracked in national parks: Homo sapiens

    Scientists are putting tracking devices on a new species — people — as they try to learn more about how their movements affect ecosystems in national parks. Park visitors carrying global positioning devices have provided Rocky Mountain...
  • Want to help the bee populations? Grow a variety of flowers

    Want to help the bee populations? Grow a variety of flowers
    The European honey bee was brought to this continent in the early 1600s, but not to pollinate crops. Rather, early settlers sought beeswax to make candles. Native bees, which are mostly solitary ground-dwellers, were effective pollinators but did not...
  • Newer anti-coagulant medicine may not be best choice for patients over 75

    PHOENIX If you are over age 75, and taking an anticoagulant, the old standard may be the gold standard, Mayo Clinic researchers and collaborators have determined. In a study released online recently in the BMJ medical journal, a team of researchers...
  • Study on ER returns suggests more need for follow-up care

    No one wants to make a repeat visit to the emergency room for the same complaint, but new research suggests it's more common than previously thought and surprisingly, people frequently wind up at a different ER the second time around. Already some ERs...
  • Retiree finds unique way to be helpful at AAMC

    Retiree finds unique way to be helpful at AAMC
    David Bush, 65, had a long career with several computer companies as a software developer. When one employer, a national firm, closed its office in this area and laid Bush and his co-workers off, he went back to school. He earned a degree in nursing...
  • Quake engineer returns to Nepal to learn from disaster

    Quake engineer returns to Nepal to learn from disaster
    Binod Tiwari leaps out of an SUV onto the busy Araniko Highway and stops in front of a foot-wide crack in the pavement. As trucks and motorcycles whiz by, Tiwari, wearing a fluorescent yellow vest over his Cal State Fullerton shirt, raises his camera to...
  • Study: Green space around schools may boost mental abilities

    Putting more green space around an elementary school may help students develop some mental abilities, a study suggests. Researchers tested students repeatedly over the course of a year on attentiveness and working memory, which is the ability to keep...
  • Study: The greener a state's legislator, the cleaner the air

    States where the congressional delegation votes greener tend to have air that's cleaner, spewing less heat-trapping gas, a new study finds. Researchers at Michigan State University studied decades of voting trends and greenhouse gas emissions state by...
  • Judy Blume on her new novel for adults, 'In the Unlikely Event'

    Judy Blume on her new novel for adults, 'In the Unlikely Event'
    Judy Blume's latest novel, "In the Unlikely Event" — her first book for adults in 17 years — orbits around a series of horrifying plane crashes that took place in her hometown of Elizabeth, N.J., in the early 1950s. The book almost didn't take...
  • Do a state's politics influence its greenhouse gas emissions? Yes, study says

    Do a state's politics influence its greenhouse gas emissions? Yes, study says
    Over the years, it's been a tough road for environmentalists pushing for greenhouse gas emission curbs at the federal level — but advocates shouldn't give up hope, say researchers at Michigan State University. The team, co-authors of a study...