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General Electric has a bright idea for keeping the lights on even when the electrical grid short-circuits.
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A Christian woman, who fled from the violence in Mosul two days ago, holds her daughter as her baby sleeps at a school in Arbil, in Iraq's Kurdistan region June 27, 2014.
Commenter CJ Colucci has inquired more than once about how, exactly, I came to specialize in nineteenth-century religious fiction of, ah, less than stellar aesthetic quality.
Dysfunction in dopamine signaling profoundly changes the activity level of about 2,000 genes in the brain's prefrontal cortex and may be an underlying cause of certain complex neuropsychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, according to scientists.
Why does the word "dog" have meaning? If you say "dog" to a friend, why does your friend understand you? Kansas State University philosopher Elliott Wagner aims to address these types of questions in his latest research, which focuses on long-standing philosophical questions about semantic meaning.
Lack of sleep, already considered a public health epidemic, can also lead to errors in memory, finds a new study by researchers at Michigan State University and the University of California, Irvine.
Dr. Shiel received a Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the University of Notre Dame.
More than 1,000 same-sex married couples in Utah will have to wait longer for state benefits after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Friday that state officials don't have to recognize the marriages until their appeal is heard.
Babies born very early stand a better chance of surviving if they are treated in neonatal hospital units that see a large number of premature infants, a new study shows.
If Shakespeare had written "My Three Sons," the show might have resembled Theatricum Botanicum's "Lear" .
On Saturday, Aug. 2, thousands of Orange County children and families will experience an often-dreaded subject in a completely new and fun way.
You've just had a heart attack, and you're in the ambulance on the way to the hospital.
Let's take a break from the 2014-15 college basketball season previews and address a far more important topic: bizarre mascots.
The common pencil squid may hold the key to a new generation of medical technologies that could communicate more directly with the human body.
Every year millions of Muslims make a pilgrimage to Mecca called the Hajj to visit and pray at holy sites in and around the city.
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