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Cancer research We recently heard the revelation that Angelina Jolie had undergone preventive double mastectomy in order to lessen her chance of developing breast cancer. Her DNA carries a genetic defect in the BRCA1 gene that significantly increases her...
A strong and sustainable 21st century economy can only be built from the bottom up. And today, as President Barack Obama visits Baltimore, it is this fact that will drive us to join with him to renew a call for Congress to focus on common-sense...
A critic of the region's air-quality agency is questioning the academic credentials of a board member empowered to vote on the fate of the fire rings in Newport Beach and Huntington Beach. Clark E. Parker, who sits on the South Coast Air Quality...
A breakthrough in stem cell research has again raised the specter of human cloning. The discovery by a team at Oregon Health and Science University moves the world incrementally closer to that result, but its more immediate effect will be to spur...
Lt. Col. Jack Fischer visits NASA-Langley to fly the Dream Chaser spacecraft on the motion-based Research Flight Deck simulator. Read the whole NASA Dream Chaser spacecraft simulator story.
Tags: NASA, Space Programs, Science and Technology
Chicago - Ohio farmer Les Seiler has applied gypsum to his fields for the past five years. His farm is based in Fulton County, Ohio, 40 miles west of Toledo and near the Michigan border where Seiler says cold and wet spring weather is guaranteed....
Planet-hunting scientists were dealt a major blow Wednesday when NASA officials announced that a crucial wheel on the Kepler space telescope had ceased to function and that the craft had been placed in safe mode. Even as NASA officials raised the...
Tags: NASA, Science and Technology, Amina Khan
WASHINGTON — Over the last decade, former Navy Secretary Richard J. Danzig, a prominent lawyer, presidential advisor and biowarfare consultant to the Pentagon and the Department of Homeland Security, has urged the government to counter what he...
The harlequin ladybird was once a stalwart ally of greenhouse growers around the world. Native to Japan, Korea and other parts of eastern Asia, the bright red ladybugs were prized for their aphid-eating abilities — until they caused serious declines...
A white-and-black space plane, very much resembling the now-retired space shuttle, was trucked to a NASA flight center in the Mojave Desert to begin a round of testing to see if it has the right stuff to carry astronauts one day. Tucked under a white...
Tags: NASA, Rocketry, Boeing Co., Space Programs, Satellite Technology
Scott Beck By John P. Huston,Tribune reporter Scott Beck's brain isn't the only instrument he uses to help him excel at math and science. Beck, a Highland Park High School senior, turns to the French horn to "kind of keep me balanced and keep me...
WDIY executive director to retire WDIY Executive Director Bill Dautremont-Smith has announced his retirement at the end of summer. Dautremont-Smith has been involved in the Lehigh Valley community public radio station since February 2003, and has been...
Tags: Theater, Broadway Theater, Music, Warren County (New York), Arts
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