Refugee populations drawing doctors to rural Kansas

Refugee populations drawing doctors to rural Kansas

Doctors are heading to the heartland to work with refugee populations

Hunt for 'the discovery of the 21st century' starts again at King Tut's tomb

February 24
Hunt for 'the discovery of the 21st century' starts again at King Tut's tomb
Scientists will again scan for secret chamber

Scientists seek recognition for Zealandia, 'Earth's hidden continent'

February 24
Scientists seek recognition for Zealandia, 'Earth's hidden continent'
Most of the 2 million square miles lies beneath the Pacific Ocean, but that shouldn't prejudice us against its significance, scientists argue.
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No evidence that cats cause schizophrenia, British study finds

As if parents of young children didn't have enough things to worry about, here's another: Some scientists say they think pet cats might increase a…
St. Paul
February 25

St. Paul launches Climate Action Plan effort to become carbon neutral

Owners of big buildings will be key partners, city officials say.
World
February 25

Arctic 'doomsday' seed vault receives 50,000 new deposits

Nearly 10 years after a "doomsday" seed vault opened on an Arctic island, some 50,000 new samples from seed collections around the world have been deposited in the world's largest repository built to safeguard against wars or natural disasters wiping out global food crops.
Science
February 25

Health/science briefs: Life expectancy keeps rising – but less in U.S.

Life expectancy at birth will continue to climb substantially for residents of industrialized nations — but not in the United States, where minimal gains will…
Science
February 24

OMG, I don't understand my EOB

At a time crucial to know how health coverage works, many adults, especially the younger ones, are vexed by the lingo.
Nation
February 24

Meet NASA's next space telescope

The world’s most expensive telescope is parked for the moment in Greenbelt, Md., shrouded in a protective tent at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.…
Science
February 24
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Lower back ache? Be active and wait it out, new guidelines say

New American College of Physicians guidelines buck medication as first option.
Science
February 24

Are fat cells forever?

The number of fat cells in a person's body seems to be able to change in only one direction: up.
Science
February 24

ADHD is linked to delayed brain development

People with disorder have different brain structure.
Science
February 24

Can a mouse meditate? Why these researchers want to find out

Research looks at how meditation affects brain.
Nation
February 23

Social media and politics are stressing Americans out, new report finds

43 percent of Americans say they are checking e-mails, texts or social media constantly. And their stress levels are paying for it, the American Psychological Association says.
Nation
February 23

Many people keep taking prescription opioids during addiction treatment

The grip of opioid addiction is so strong that many people who undergo treatment relapse repeatedly. Now a study by Johns Hopkins University researchers offers…
Nation
February 23
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7 Earth-size worlds found orbiting star; could hold life

For the first time, astronomers have discovered seven Earth-size planets orbiting a single nearby star — and these new worlds could hold life.
Nation
February 22

Robots poised to take over range of military jobs

Experts said mundane jobs may be automated.
Nation
February 20

Trump picks Lt. Gen. McMaster for national security post

President Donald Trump on Monday named Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser, replacing the ousted Michael Flynn — a move…
Nation
February 20

First 100 Days

First 100 daysPresident Donald Trump is preparing executive orders aimed at reversing Obama-era policies on climate and water pollution, the Washington Post reported Monday.…
Science
February 18

Small cheesemakers invest in a stinky science

The interplay of yeast and bacteria is now receiving renewed scientific scrutiny and appreciation in the U.S.
Business
February 18
A SpaceX rocket sits on launch pad39A on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, afte...

Last-second launch delay for SpaceX at historic moon pad

Last-minute rocket trouble forced SpaceX on Saturday to delay its inaugural launch from NASA's historic moon pad.
Nation
February 18

Juno's tweaked mission may find out more about Jupiter

The NASA spacecraft is studying the mysteries of Jupiter, our biggest planet.
Science
February 18

Scientists find collagen inside a 195-million-year-old dinosaur bone

Dinosaur paleontology has long been the domain of bones and teeth — but now soft ­tissues could be changing the game.