Science

NASA lecture tackles the changing shape of hypersonic flight

Just 14 years after the Wright brothers flew the first powered airplane at Kitty Hawk, NASA Langley Research Center was founded to figure out how to get aircraft to go higher, faster, farther. More than a century later, it’s still at it. Among its goals today is developing technologies to get planes...

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Health

  • Fertile females smell better to men, study shows

    Fertile females smell better to men, study shows

    New research suggests there is no perfume a man loves more than the scent of a fertile woman. Researchers in Switzerland determined that women who are the "fittest" for reproduction have a distinctive scent that makes them particularly appealing to men. "Women with high estrogen and low progesterone...

  • STDs such as syphilis and gonorrhea rising rapidly in Maryland

    STDs such as syphilis and gonorrhea rising rapidly in Maryland

    The number of people with sexually transmitted diseases in Maryland is growing rapidly and many might not even know they are infected, fueling the spread. The rise in STDs is happening across the state and not just in trouble spots such as Baltimore, which has a history of high rates. The spread...

  • Ben Jealous releases plan aimed at curbing prescription drug costs

    Ben Jealous releases plan aimed at curbing prescription drug costs

    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ben Jealous on Monday a released a plan aimed at curbing prescription drug costs in Maryland. Called a “New Rx For Maryland,” Jealous’ plan proposes creating a prescription drug affordability board to hold pharmaceutical companies accountable for rising costs...

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