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  • 70 is the new 55

    70 is the new 55
    Aging baby boomers were supposed to bring a gray-haired danger to U.S. roads, with traffic safety experts predicting years ago that the number of deadly accidents involving older drivers would soar as boomers reached their golden years. "I remember...
  • Are Millstone's Nuclear Plants Adding To The Sound's Warming Problems?

    Are Millstone's Nuclear Plants Adding To The Sound's Warming Problems?
    WATERFORD — The Millstone nuclear plants suck in about 2 billion gallons of seawater a day to cool their reactors and then pump the heated water back into Long Island Sound, a shallow estuary scientists say has been warming for decades. The...
  • Study: Minimum 7 hours sleep for adults

    Seven hours of shut-eye: That's the minimum amount of sleep that adults need each night for best health, according to new recommendations from a panel led by a University of Washington sleep expert. And functioning effectively - without guzzling...
  • Volunteers help track endangered, enigmatic bonneted bat

    MIAMI The mysterious Florida bonneted bat, a creature so elusive that biologists know of only one roost in the wild, is actually a chatterbox, far easier to hear than see. And for that information we can thank citizen scientists. Over the past year, they...
  • Volcanoes on Venus? Lava may still flow on mysterious planet

    Volcanoes on Venus? Lava may still flow on mysterious planet
    Hidden beneath a thick atmosphere, volcanoes may still be erupting on the surface of Venus, a new study finds. The findings, described in the journal Geophysical Review Letters, reveal that our nearest planetary neighbor could be far more active than...
  • Scientists paint new picture of endangered singing bats

    Scientists paint new picture of endangered singing bats
    The mysterious Florida bonneted bat, a creature so elusive that biologists know of only one roost in the wild, is actually a chatterbox, far easier to hear than see. And for that information we can thank citizen scientists. Over the past year, they...
  • 'Brown ocean' effect may bedevil soggy Texas as storm nears

    'Brown ocean' effect may bedevil soggy Texas as storm nears
    The historic rainfall that inundated Texas in May has left the soil saturated and rivers engorged, and a scientist involved in a NASA-funded research project says it also could strengthen a tropical storm moving inland from the Gulf of Mexico. A broad...
  • Berkeley lab scientists search Amazon for clues to impacts of climate change, drought

    BERKELEY, Calif. For several days at a time each week, Lawrence Berkeley lab scientist Kolby Jardine rambles along slippery, oft-muddy roads for miles into the heart of the Central Amazon, braving jaguars and snakes to study more than 500 species of...
  • Japan aims to resume Antarctic whaling later this year

    Japan says it plans to resume whale hunts in the Antarctic later this year, even though the International Whaling Commission says Tokyo hasn't proven that the mammals need to be killed for research. The IWC's Scientific Committee said in a report...
  • It's not just a perception: Mass shootings have become more frequent, data show

    It's not just a perception: Mass shootings have become more frequent, data show
    If it seems like mass shootings are becoming more common, researchers say there's a good reason: They are. Between a 2011 shooting at an IHOP restaurant in Carson City, Nev., that left four people dead and the 2013 attack on the Washington Navy Yard...
  • Can Apple take a big bite out of the auto industry?

    Can Apple take a big bite out of the auto industry?
    Here’s how Apple could blow away the auto industry — by going electric and outspending everyone else. That’s the assessment of Adam Jonas, auto industry analyst at Morgan Stanley research. “If the world’s most valuable...