| Apr 23, 2014
| 2:30 AM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My son, 19, has been losing his hair for about a year. He's been using a hair growth foam for about 6 months without much difference. He is healthy otherwise and exercises daily. He's a baseball player and wears a cap often, but this...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 2:27 PM
Dr. M. Daniel Lane, a retired Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine researcher, biochemist and esteemed teacher who studied the body's chemical processes that affect hunger, died of myeloma April 10 at the Charlestown Retirement Community. The...
| Apr 15, 2014
To shoot her latest photo series, Amber Arbucci stripped naked and leapt into an algae-rich lake filled with millions of golden jellyfish. The part-time Miami resident swam alone for seven hours with a waterproof camera and zero protection. The...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 9:33 PM
The mountain lion known as P-22 looked majestic just a few months ago, in a trail-camera photo shot against the backdrop of the Hollywood sign.
But when a remote camera in Griffith Park captured an image of the puma more recently, it showed a thinner...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The mysterious "bio-duck" sounds in the ocean that have baffled seafarers for decades are actually calls from unseen populations of minke whales, scientists say. The discovery detailed in the journal Biology Letters will allow researchers to better...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 5:07 PM
The battle between birds and bureaucrats is over — and both sides won.
With a helping hand from a state carpenter, an osprey couple finally got a home with a view of the water on the eastern end of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge.
And the Maryland...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 9:00 PM
First Sunday of the month from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale
Listen to the soulful sounds from local jazz artists on four stages. Brunch will be served in the Einstein Reception Room and in the Peck Courtyard, where one of three...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 4:54 PM
A number of scientists have been grumbling for weeks about a pair of breakthrough stem cell studies that seemed too good to be true. Now one of the senior researchers who worked on the papers agrees that they may be right.
The studies, which were...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Mating between Neanderthals and the ancestors of Europeans and East Asians gave our forebears important evolutionary advantages but may have created a lot of sterile males, wiping out much of that primitive DNA, new genetic studies suggest.
| Jan 29, 2014
| 9:23 PM
The ancestors of most modern humans mated with Neanderthals and made off with important swaths of DNA that helped them adapt to new environments, scientists reported Wednesday.
Some of the genes gained from these trysts linger in people of European...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 6:07 PM
TECOPA, Calif. — Under a canopy of gleaming stars, Janet Foley made her way across a dab of marshlands surrounded by harsh Mojave Desert terrain, her headlamp fixed on a live trap the size of a loaf of bread.
She peered inside, smiled and said,...