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A window to the brain? It's here, says UC Riverside team
Engineers fashion a zirconium based window pane and use it to optically scan a mouse's brain.
Ostrich necks provide clues to how sauropod dinosaurs moved, ate
How did sauropod dinosaurs move their heads? When they stood, were their super-long necks stretched up high to the treetops like a giraffe's
Ants make tough choices better when working in groups, study says
Our society often touts teamwork, but when faced with an easy task, groups may actually perform worse than individuals – at least when the g
Addiction expert weighs in on Mayor Bob Filner's therapy plan
San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, 70, announced Friday that he will enter a “behavioral counseling clinic” on Aug. 5 to deal with issues relating
Tall women have higher cancer risk; are smoking, drinking to blame?
The taller a postmenopausal woman is, the greater risk she faces of developing cancer, according to a new study.
Ramadan fast survival guide will help you stay fit and healthy
We're about halfway through the Islamic holy month of Ramadan . This is the time of year when an estimated 1.6 million Muslims worldwide abs
You may be safer living in the city than the country, study finds
Want to keep your family safe? Then raise your kids in the city.
Another way TV is harmful to kids: By falling on them
The nation's pediatricians keep saying that television can be harmful for babies and toddlers, but this time, they mean it literally. A new
Cassini takes inter-planetary portrait. What happens next?
So you’ve waved at Saturn and had your picture taken by Cassini from nearly 900 million miles away. Now what?
It's time to 'Wave at Saturn' and smile for an interplanetary portrait
It’s time to get ready for your not-so-close-up. NASA’s Cassini spacecraft on the far side of Saturn will snap a long-distance portrait of E
Why do cigarettes and booze go together? Stress may be the key
Just in time for the summer cocktail season, there's a research finding that offers a new recipe for excessive alcohol consumption. Let's ca
Evolution not as unpredictable as thought, study says
Say you could hop into a DeLorean and travel back to when life on Earth began. Would fish migrate from water to land? Would the dinosaurs go
Avoiding estrogen therapy proved deadly for nearly 50,000: study
Hormone replacement therapy has plummeted among U.S. women since the Women’s Health Initiative cut short its Estrogen Plus Progestin Trial i
Attempt to steer McDonald's diners toward smaller meals backfires
You might think that customers buying their lunch at McDonald’s would order meals with fewer calories if someone handed them a slip of paper
Scientists may have found the source of all the gold in the universe
Astronomers panning the heavens for glints of gamma-ray bursts have struck gold. No, really. They found gold – so much of it, in fact, that
Florida man awakens in Palm Springs ER speaking only Swedish. Why?
It's a story that is captivating people on both sides of the Atlantic.
Mosquito monitoring can prevent West Nile outbreaks, study says
About 100 cases of West Nile virus infection -- and a dozen deaths -- could have been prevented last year if public health officials in Dall