VERONA, Wis. (AP) — There's a good chance that many of the suddenly trendy vegetables that foodies latch on to in the next decade will benef... Full Story
Chefs, breeders pair up to produce tastier veggies
VERONA, Wis. (AP) — There's a good chance that many of the suddenly trendy vegetables that foodies latch on to in the next decade will benefit from research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Tripping seniors on purpose to stop future falls
CHICAGO (AP) — Researchers are tripping seniors on purpose, and it's not some kind of warped practical joke.
5 things to know about earthquake faults
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The 6.0-earthquake that damaged buildings and left scores of people injured in California's wine country was the largest temblor to hit the San Francisco Bay Area since the 6.9-magnitude Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989.
OK, so we have germs. But they're our unique germs
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sorry, clean freaks. No matter how well you scrub your home, it's covered in bacteria from your own body. And if you pack up and move, new research shows, you'll rapidly transfer your unique microbial fingerprint to the doorknobs, countertops and floors in your new house, too.
Mystery of Death Valley's moving rocks solved
DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — For years scientists have theorized about how large rocks — some weighing hundreds of pounds — zigzag across Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National Park, leaving long trails etched in the earth.
Museum to display 6,500-year-old human skeleton
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The public will soon get to see an ancient human skeleton recently rediscovered in a Philadelphia museum's storage room.
UN panel: Global warming human-caused, dangerous
WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming is here, human-caused and probably already dangerous — and it's increasingly likely that the heating trend could be irreversible, a draft of a new international science report says.
Last Call: Pluto-bound craft crosses Neptune orbit
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA calls it a cosmic coincidence.
Japan lab unable to replicate stem cell results
TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese laboratory that retracted a paper reporting a potentially major breakthrough in stem cell research said Wednesday its researchers have not managed to replicate the results.
Feds say balance struck in California logging plan
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — U.S. Forest Service officials say they tried to balance competing interests in a plan that will allow loggers to remove trees killed in a massive Central California wildfire last year.
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