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Fish oil vs. lard – why some fat can help or hinder your diet

July 31, 2016 - A diet high in saturated fat can make your brain struggle to control what you eat, says a new study in...

Why ‘Sharknado 4’ matters: Do climate disaster movies hurt the climate cause?

Lauren Griffin, University of Florida and Ann Christiano, University of Florida - THE CONVERSATION July 29, 2016 - Given that 2016 is expected to be the hottest...

After Moving at a Crawl, U.S. Revs Up Interest in Slowing Heavy Trucks and...

Sept. 22, 2016 - For more than a decade, most large commercial trucks have been equipped with electronic technology that can limit the speed...

Do you burn more fat in the cold? (video)

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2016 — With the holidays in full swing, all of those feasts and festivities can lead to a few extra pounds....

Used Cars: Very Safe, Except for One Thing…

March 27, 2017 - Can a used car be marketed as “safe” or “certified” even if it has defective air bags, a faulty ignition...

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...

CHP Helps New Drivers Start Smart

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Oct. 20, 2017 – Motor vehicle collisions are the leading cause of death for teens in the United States and a concern...

What do crime scene investigators actually do? (video)

WASHINGTON, March 6, 2018 — Television crime dramas have huge audiences, but their popularity has come with some unexpected consequences. They have generated interest...

HRC Releases 5th Annual Municipal Equality Index, Scoring Cities’ LGBTQ-Inclusive Laws, Policies and Services

WASHINGTON October 17, 2016 - Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and...

Books: The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative

Jan. 25, 2017 - The Nature Fix is an intrepid investigation into nature’s restorative benefits by a prize-winning author. For centuries, poets and philosophers extolled...

Tired of Daylight Saving Time, Lawmakers Look to Lock the Clock

AVONDALE, AZ, April 11, 2017 — In every room of his stucco two-story house in this Phoenix suburb, Ray Harwood has a clock, or...

Scientists: Nanoparticles from tattoos travel inside the body and reach lymph nodes

Sept. 12, 2017 - The elements that make up the ink in tattoos travel inside the body in micro and nanoparticle forms and reach...

When should you unfriend someone on Facebook?

English106, CC BY Alexis Elder, University of Minnesota Duluth December 4, 2017 - The nature and ethics of “fake news” has become a subject of widespread...

On National Dog Fighting Awareness Day, Harris, Collins Introduce Legislation to Support Animals Rescued...

April 9, 2018 - Yesterday, in recognition of National Dog Fighting Awareness Day on April 8, Senators Kamala. D. Harris (D-CA) and Susan Collins...

New specialty steak cut, the Bonanza Cut, unveiled by meat science professor

RENO, Nev. August 24, 2016 - Like a diamond in the rough, a small cut of beef that meat cutters throw in with ground...

It wasn’t just ‘fake news’ presenting a fake Hillary Clinton

November 28, 2016 - Despite Hillary Clinton’s long and demonstrable commitment to public service and liberal reform, many voters in the 2016 presidential election...

What Should Anti-Trump Protesters Do Next? The ‘Handbook’ for Getting Results

February 3, 2017 - Millions of protesters have marched in cities around the country and world since President Trump took office, and many more...

New Hepatitis C Infections Nearly Tripled over Five Years

May 11, 2017 - Over just five years, the number of new hepatitis C virus infections reported to CDC has nearly tripled, reaching a...

New vehicle infotainment systems create increased distractions behind the wheel

WASHINGTON, D.C.Oct. 5, 2017 - New vehicle infotainment systems can take drivers' eyes and attention off the road and hands off the wheel for...

LA Coroner determines Tom Petty’s death to be accidental overdose

January 19, 2018 - The Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner conducted an examination on the body of Thomas Earl Petty, age 66,...