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  • Did dry ice chunks on Mars gouge strange tracks into Red Planet?

    Did dry ice chunks on Mars gouge strange tracks into Red Planet?
    Add this to your list of winter sports: sledding down Mars' sand dunes on a sled of dry ice. Scientists say they have finally determined that mysterious, long gouges down the Red Planet’s slopes were caused by large chunks of frozen carbon dioxide....
  • Exercise: Alternative reward for those battling addiction

    Exercise: Alternative reward for those battling addiction
    I like to run. Apparently, this gets me high. Last year, researchers at the University of Arizona published a study in the Journal of Experimental Biology examining the "neurobiological rewards" of treadmill running in 10 humans, eight dogs and eight...
  • Sexual problems may linger after rape

    Sexual problems may linger after rape
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Rape victims treated with psychotherapy are still more than twice as likely to have sexual difficulties and pelvic pain than unvictimized women, according to a new study. But it's unclear from this study whether the pelvic and...
  • Andrew Greeley dead: Priest, author, critic was 85

    Andrew Greeley dead: Priest, author, critic was 85
    The Rev. Andrew Greeley, the outspoken Roman Catholic priest, best-selling novelist and sociologist known for his deeply researched academic appraisals and sometimes scathing critiques of his church, died Wednesday night, several years after fracturing...
  • New slew of coaches highlight start of Pasadena-area softball season

    New slew of coaches highlight start of Pasadena-area softball season
    As winter turns into spring, the high school softball season is at hand and will feature a number of new faces in the varsity dugouts around the area. Of course, this means an influx of talented underclassman, but this season also marks a significant...
  • Timeline: Deadly Mass Killings

    A gunman at a Connecticut elementary school killed 26 people, including 20 children, on Friday. It is among the world's worst mass shootings. Here is a look at some others: The...
  • Exclusive: 'Workplace wellness' fails bottom line, waistlines - RAND

    Exclusive: 'Workplace wellness' fails bottom line, waistlines - RAND
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A long-awaited report on workplace wellness programs, which has still not been publicly released, delivers a blow to the increasingly popular efforts, Reuters has learned, casting doubt on a pillar of the Affordable Care Act and a...
  • Genetic marker indicates if child is likely to develop asthma after a cold

    Genetic marker indicates if child is likely to develop asthma after a cold
    University of Chicago researchers said they have identified a genetic marker that will help identify children most likely to develop asthma after they catch a cold. The researchers found that 90 percent of children under age 3 who wheezed after catching...
  • School 'hand hygiene' plan shows no asthma benefit

    School 'hand hygiene' plan shows no asthma benefit
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - An arsenal of hand sanitizers, hygiene education and good old-fashioned soap failed to prevent asthma attacks among school children in one Alabama county. For children with asthma, the common cold is the top trigger of symptom...
  • Randy Horton steps down from PHS post

    Randy Horton steps down from PHS post
    Pasadena High football coach Randy Horton officially stepped down less than 24 hours after his team suffered a stinging 37-7 defeat to Muir in Thursday evening’s 59th annual high school football edition of the Turkey Tussle at the Rose Bowl. The...
  • Fang Lizhi dies at 76; Chinese dissident

    Fang Lizhi, one of China'sbest-known dissidents whose speeches inspired student protesters throughout the 1980s, has died in the United States, where he fled after China's 1989 military crackdown on the pro-democracy movement. He was 76. His wife, Li...
  • 28-year-old father of two wins free flight into space

    28-year-old father of two wins free flight into space
    Gregory Schneider, a 28-year-old father of two who just completed law school, is headed into space on the Seattle Space Needle’s dime. Schneider, a native of Nashville, Tenn., who now lives in Tucson, Ariz., beat out thousands of other candidates...