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The chemistry of fried chicken (video)

WASHINGTON, July 20, 2017 — Battered and deep-fried chicken might be one of the most delicious foods ever. But what makes this summer picnic...

BLM firefighters save dozens of endangered pygmy rabbits from wildfire

July 7, 2017 - BLM firefighters helped save dozens of endangered pygmy rabbits after a central Washington wildfire swept across a state-managed breeding ground...

America’s dangerous love for pyrotechnics: 4 facts about fireworks

July 4, 2017 - In the eyes of many Americans, the Fourth of July is a day for parades, barbecue and, of course, fireworks. The...

How the homeless create homes

June 29, 2017 - The number of people facing housing insecurity, already on the rise, began to climb more steeply as a result of...

Things That Make Me Wannacry

June 21, 2017 - I’m a bit emotional these days. My youngest—my baby—just graduated from high school. It’s the end of an era for...

The chemistry of olive oil (video)

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2017 — Whether you sop it up with bread or use it to boost your cooking, olive oil is awesome. But...

LA Medical Examiner: manner of death undetermined in Carrie Fisher passing

June 16, 2017 - The Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner conducted an examination on the body of Carrie Francis Fisher, age 60,...

How Medicare works with other insurance

June 16, 2017 - If your family is anything like mine, everyone has a certain specialty or role in keeping the household running. Since I...

U.S. teens as sedentary as 60-year-olds, study suggests

June 15, 2017 - Physical activity among children and teens is lower than previously thought, and, in another surprise finding, young adults after the...

MU Doctor Reminds Wire BBQ Grill Brushes Can Cause Injuries (VIDEO)

COLUMBIA, MO. June 14, 2017 ― Wire-bristle grill brushes are used frequently for cleaning food residue from grill grates, but loose bristles can fall...

Do anti-wrinkle creams work? (video)

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2017 -- Want a younger, more perfect-looking you? Skin can stay firm and stretchy thanks to protein fibers called collagen and...

Decadent-sounding descriptions could lead to higher consumption of vegetables, Stanford research finds

June 12, 2017 - Would you be more likely to eat vegetables if they were described as “dynamite,” “caramelized” and “sweet sizzlin’”? According to new...

How And When To Use A Fire Extinguisher

June 9, 2017 - Most fires start small.  If the fire is contained to a single object, such as a trash can, you may...

Most countries score an F on our LGBT human rights report card

Police in Istanbul,Turkey disperse gay pride demonstrators with a water cannon in June 2015. AP Photo/Emrah Gurel Susan Dicklitch-Nelson, Franklin & Marshall College; Berwood Yost, Franklin...

How TV cultivates authoritarianism – and helped elect Trump

June 9, 2017 - Many gallons of ink (and megabytes of electronic text) have been devoted to explaining the surprise victory of Donald Trump. Reasons...

Chemistry life hacks: Food edition (video)

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2017 — Reactions is back with another round of chemistry life hacks. Our latest episode brings chemistry to the kitchen, and...

CDPH Notifies Public of Salmonella Infections Linked to Contact with Live Poultry

SACRAMENTO June 5, 2017 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is warning people of the risks of Salmonella infection associated with contact...

Soaring Medical Costs from Bicycle Accident

June 2, 2017 - Bicycle use has skyrocketed in popularity, but it’s also led to more accidents, with medical costs from non-fatal bike crashes climbing...

New Medicare cards offer greater protection to more than 57.7 million Americans

June 2, 2017 - The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is readying a fraud prevention initiative that removes Social Security numbers from...

More than 400 People May Be Killed in Car Crashes During Memorial Day Weekend

Itasca, IL May 26, 2017 - National Safety Council estimates indicate that 409 people may be killed on the roads during the upcoming Memorial...