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  • Crib mattresses emit chemicals, study finds

    Babies are exposed to chemical emissions from crib mattresses while they sleep, according to a new study from the University of Texas at Austin. A team of university environmental engineers analyzed the foam padding and plastic covers of 20 new and old...
  • Virginia feels effects of NASA-Russia cold shoulder

    Virginia feels effects of NASA-Russia cold shoulder
    Last week, NASA cut most of its ties with Russia over the political crisis over Crimea, leaving observers wondering how it might impact space science and exploration — or even national security. The ripples are being felt even here in Virginia,...
  • MESA program wins awards

    Students from Costa Mesa High School's MESA — Mathematics, Engineering, Science and Achievement — program took home 20 ribbons, five medals and one trophy during a regional competition last weekend. The MESA program is made up of high school...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Quinnipiac University Students To Perform "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee"

    Quinnipiac University students will perform "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," April 25 through 27, in the Clarice L. Buckman Theater on the Mount Caramel Campus. "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" is a contemporary musical comedy...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Anchor Engineering Services, Inc. Appoints New Environmental Project Engineer

    Fast Growing Industry Company Strengthens Resources. Anchor Engineering Services, Inc. (www.anchorengr.com) announced that Timothy J. Therriault, EIT, CDT has joined the firm to further develop their growing portfolio of environmental engineering...
  • Boca startup helps people shop like stars

    Boca startup helps people shop like stars
    You can find out "who" your favorite TV stars are wearing — and where to get that outfit or something similar — on WishClouds, a website and app developed in Boca Raton. Celebrities from Nickelodeon, MTV and other TV networks are fashion...
  • Questions surround Bernie Mac charity

     Questions surround Bernie Mac charity
    Bernard McCullough grew up above an Englewood church and then worked as a fry cook while honing his comedy act at night. Decades later, after hitting it big in nightclubs, television and movies, Bernie Mac wanted to give back. He founded a small charity...
  • Horseshoe crabs are now in danger

    MIAMI In matters of love, nothing says romance like a moonlit beach. Especially if you're a lusty horseshoe crab and the tide is high. Every spring, from Florida to New Jersey, crabs that look more like fossils than a postcard for passion make their...
  • A shark's tale takes researchers from Ocean City to the Atlantic Ocean

    A shark's tale takes researchers from Ocean City to the Atlantic Ocean
    When a shark tagged off the Eastern Shore as part of a marine-life tracking project took off on an unprecedented monthlong journey, researchers quite literally watched its every move. Thanks to cutting-edge satellite tags, scientists at the Guy Harvey...
  • Junk food makes you lazy: Study looks at overweight, unmotivated rats

    Junk food makes you lazy: Study looks at overweight, unmotivated rats
    You know an unhealthy diet can make you fat, but new research suggests it can sap your motivation too. In a study published in the journal Physiology & Behavior, researchers at UCLA found that rats fed a diet low in fat but high in simple sugars and...
  • Virginia Institute of Marine Science to use $400K grant for laser microscope

    Virginia Institute of Marine Science to use $400K grant for laser microscope
    The Virginia Institute of Marine Science received a $400,000 leadership grant for a state-of-the-art laser microscope to aid its research — from the toxic "red tides" of the Chesapeake Bay to the diseases that strike its marine creatures. The...