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Low Vitamin D levels associated with scarring lung disease

June 19, 2018 - Reviewing medical information gathered on more than 6,000 adults over a 10-year period, Johns Hopkins researchers have found that lower...

New App Teaches Citizens to ‘Stop the Bleed,’ Save a Life

Bethesda, Md. June 18, 2018 – Knowing what to do to save a life in the aftermath of a mass trauma event -- natural...

Continental Divide: Photo Exhibit Explores Border Wall’s Impact on Wildlife

Washington, DC, June 14, 2018 —A new photo exhibit on Capitol Hill examines how a US-Mexico border wall could cause irreversible damage to human...

Caesar’s last breath and Einstein’s lost fridge (VIDEO)

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2018 — Are you breathing air molecules that were once exhaled by Caesar, Joan of Arc or Madame Curie? And why...

Bee City USA joins forces with the Xerces Society

ASHEVILLE, NC. June 12, 2018 -  Bee City USA began as a spark from one person and has grown into a nationwide network of...

‘Jurassic Park’ made a dinosaur-sized leap forward in computer-generated animation on screen, 25 years...

Computer-generated dinosaurs walk the Earth. Universal Pictures Studios Adam Bargteil, University of Maryland, Baltimore County June 8, 2018 - With 25 years of hindsight, “Jurassic Park” marks...

“Every Kid in A Park” program faces cancellation by Trump administration

WASHINGTON, May 31, 2018  -  News reports suggest that Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke and the Trump administration will pull the plug on...

Dog Days of Summer: Vet Tips for Pet Safety (video)

May 29, 2018 - For those who don’t live in the South, summertime in Georgia may bring thoughts of front porches and sweet tea....

Does cannabis cure cancer? We asked an expert

Yarygin/Shutterstock.com May 29, 2018 - For thousands of years people have used cannabis for recreational, ritualistic and medicinal purposes. In the modern era, the latter...

Sierra Club’s Reinventing Power Documentary Highlights Clean Energy’s True Backstory

LOS ANGELES, May 22, 2018 - Today, the Sierra Club announced the completion of its latest documentary, Reinventing Power: America’s Renewable Energy Boom, which...

Should I kill spiders in my home? An entomologist explains why not to

He comes in peace. Matt Bertone, CC BY-ND May 17, 2018 - I know it may be hard to convince you, but let me try: Don’t...

How Milk Becomes Cheese (VIDEO)

WASHINGTON, May 17, 2018 — Making cheese is an ancient exercise in preserving the nutritional value of milk. And it's also pretty tasty. With...

Human Rights Campaign Releases Powerful Video Featuring Survivor of “Conversion Therapy”

WASHINGTON, May 16, 2018 — Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization,...

May, July peak months for grilling fires (video)

May 16, 2018 – Grilling season is right around the corner and grill gurus everywhere are preparing for many family parties and barbecues. The...

iCivics and Annenberg Public Policy Center Partner to Create Game That Will Teach Media...

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. May 16, 2018 – iCivics, the education nonprofit founded by Sandra Day O’Connor, and the Annenberg Public Policy Center, home of FactCheck.org...

Horrible Hundred report highlights problem puppy mills in the U.S.

May 14, 2018 - A Chihuahua with a large, open wound dead in her cage. Underweight dogs with their ribs and hip bones showing....

Does Melatonin Do Anything as a Sleep Aid? (VIDEO)

WASHINGTON, May 11, 2018 — Melatonin is a widely used supplement. Many people turn to the hormone hoping it will improve their sleep, but...

Seattle U Law students again produce groundbreaking research on homelessness

May 10, 2018 - City officials, elected leaders and community advocates can now access new research and analysis about cutting edge interventions to address...

Why do we stay on Facebook? It’s complicated

A protester wears a mask with the face of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, in between men wearing angry face emoji masks, during a protest...

Stanford researcher examines how people perceive interruptions in conversation

May 2, 2018 - We all know that unpleasant feeling when we’re talking about something interesting and halfway through our sentence we’re interup –...