Secrets Cracked in Yosemite's Tuolumne Meadows
Tuolumne Meadows
November 22nd, 2014
Tuolumne Meadows's broad plain is an oddball in Yosemite's rugged landscape. Geologists say unusual fractures in the local granite explain the striking contrast.
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People Move Less in Extreme Weather, Jawbone Tracker Finds
running people
November 21st, 2014
When the weather outside is frightful, people tend to move around less, according to new data from Jawbone, a technology and fitness-tracking company based in San Francisco.
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Airport Security Measures Aren't Good Enough — Here's A Fix
soldiers, airport security, safety
November 21st, 2014
International airports are a busy place to be. Nearly 200,000 passengers pass through London Heathrow Airport every day. The internal security of the country depends on effective airport checks.
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The Link Between Sex and Prostate Cancer (Op-Ed)
beach, romantic couple, older adults
November 21st, 2014
New evidence supports the theory that sexual activity lowers prostate cancer risk.
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Albert Einstein's Autographed Letter Sells for $12,500 at Auction
Einstein's signature.
November 21st, 2014
A letter penned by Albert Einstein during World War II was recently auctioned off in Los Angeles.
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Gene-Silencing and the 'Arctic' Apple (Op-Ed)
November 21st, 2014
Why U.S. agencies need to look more closely at the genetically engineered "Arctic" apple.
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'InsideTracker' Review: Can a Commercial Blood Test Make You Healthier?
November 21st, 2014
InsideTracker is a service that analyzes your blood for various biomarkers to see if your levels are in the "optimal" zones. But critics are skeptical this can actually work to make a healthy person even healthier.
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Vest for the Deaf Translates Speech Into Vibrations
Vibrating vest for deaf
November 21st, 2014
A new wearable device that translates spoken words into vibrations could help deaf people perceive speech in a completely new way.
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