| Jun 12, 2013
| 1:35 PM
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....
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:18 PM
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...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 10:51 AM
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...
| May 30, 2013
| 9:52 AM
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...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 11:46 AM
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...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 7:34 PM
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:
| May 24, 2013
| 3:41 PM
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...
| Apr 24, 2013
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...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 2:13 PM
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...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 11:47 AM
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.
| Apr 8, 2012
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...
| May 9, 2012
| 11:31 PM
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...