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  1. Putting gender-neutral over handicapped-accessible bathrooms in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | World Magazine

    New blue signs going up on bathroom doors at West Virginia University have traditional male and female figures but also the new transgender logo of a half male, half female character. They are state-of-the-art, gender-neutral bathrooms, but The Americans with Disabilities Act adopted by Congress in 1990 promoted development of handicapped-accessible bathrooms.


  2. Quick TakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | World Magazine

    Egyptian prosecutors in Cairo are recommending criminal prosecution for eight museum employees who broke a famous ancient Egyptian artifact and then botched a repair job. Prosecutors say the employees acted with "gross negligence" when one of them broke the beard off of the 3,300-year-old golden mask of King Tutankhamen.


  3. Diabetes declines but reason remains unclearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | World Magazine

    Between 1980 and 2014, the number of adults in the United States with newly diagnosed diabetes more than tripled. From 1991 to 2009, the number of new cases swelled from 573,000 to more than 1.7 million.


  4. California octopus points eight tentacles at an intelligent DesignerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | World Magazine

    Scientists sequencing the California two-spot octopus, a cephalopod mollusk, expected a genome closely related to other creatures in its Mollusca phylum, among them the giant squid, the cuttlefish, and the coiled shelled nautilus. What they found was unlike any other creature on earth.


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