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Merck Announces Fourth-Quarter 2014 Dividend »

Dateline City: WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Merck (NYSE:MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a quarterly…

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »

Privacy Analytics raises $3.5M for health data anonymization »

Above: Your health may be Apple’s next project. Image Credit: Shutterstock The privacy of health data has slowly crawled into the crosshairs of both investors and startups as health systems…

Jul 22 2014 / Read More »

Comcast Pulls in $2 Billion in Profit in Q2 »

Comcast’s cable and Internet business is generating more money as it prepares to try to merge with Time Warner Cable. The communications giant posted overall revenue of $ 16.8 billion,…

Jul 22 2014 / Read More »
Health

Strategy proposed for preventing diseases of aging »

National Cancer Institute Aging experts urge more focus on disease prevention to promote a long and healthy lifespan. Strategies include…

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »

Study ‘Says’ Sniffing Farts Is Good For You, But Something Doesn’t Smell Right »

Forget “silent but deadly.” How about “rank but restorative”? Media sites recently reported news that delighted flatulence lovers: Scientists had…

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »

Defining viral species: making taxonomy useful »

Virus taxonomy at present is best characterized as a categorization of convenience, without a firm basis in the principles of…

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »
Science

Diagnosing the First Patient: Genomics to the Rescue »

By Meredith Salisbury Nic Volker. Beatrice Rienhoff. Alexis and Noah Beery. If you happen to be a scientist or clinician in the genomics field, you already know the topic of this article just from those four names. Each is a child who suffered from a…

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »

Lives and Deaths of Sibling Stars »

In this striking new image from ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile young stars huddle together against a backdrop of clouds of glowing gas and lanes of dust. The star cluster, known as NGC 3293, would have been just a cloud of gas and dust…

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »

Oso disaster had its roots in earlier landslides »

The disastrous March 22 landslide that killed 43 people in the rural Washington state community of Oso involved the “remobilization” of a 2006 landslide on the same hillside, a new federally sponsored geological study concludes. Gordon Farquharson / UW An aerial view of the slide…

Jul 22 2014 / Read More »
Sports

Colts Training Camp 2014: Burning Questions and Top Storylines for Indianapolis »

The Indianapolis Colts report to their 2014 training camp in Anderson, Indiana, on Wednesday. Who is the rookie to watch for in training camp? Which…

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »

Clippers CEO, Shelly Sterling expected to testify (Yahoo Sports) »

Richard Parsons, the interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers, is due to step into the battle of billionaires in probate court over the proposed…

Jul 22 2014 / Read More »

Predicting the Heisman Favorites Heading into the 2014 Season »

The 2014 college football season is just around the corner and we can’t help but start making Heisman Trophy predictions. Some of the biggest names…

Jul 22 2014 / Read More »
Technology

FreeWavz brings untethered music/fitness tracking to your workout

Runners and other fitness enthusiasts often listen to music while they’re doing their thing, and a good portion of those folks also have a fitness wearable. Rather that have to wear two devices, wouldn’t it be…

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »
Business

Merck Announces Fourth-Quarter 2014 Dividend

Dateline City: WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Merck (NYSE:MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $ 0.44 per share…

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »
Politics

Border Crisis: Central American Churches Try to Keep Children Home

Thousands of children continue to cross the US-Mexico border without parents, and a growing group of Hispanic Christian pastors is urging churches across Central America to keep their children from making the trip. Their goal is…

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »
Entertainment

‘The Big Bang Theory’ Has Some Big Changes In Store For Season 8

Money seems to be a running theme when it comes to “The Big Bang Theory.” After news that contracts for the original cast had yet to be signed with only two weeks to go before filming,…

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »
Health

Strategy proposed for preventing diseases of aging

National Cancer Institute Aging experts urge more focus on disease prevention to promote a long and healthy lifespan. Strategies include a healthy diet, exercise and possibly manipulating molecular pathways that slow aging. Medicine focuses almost entirely…

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »
Science

Diagnosing the First Patient: Genomics to the Rescue

By Meredith Salisbury Nic Volker. Beatrice Rienhoff. Alexis and Noah Beery. If you happen to be a scientist or clinician in the genomics field, you already know the topic of this article just from those four…

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »
Sports

Colts Training Camp 2014: Burning Questions and Top Storylines for Indianapolis

The Indianapolis Colts report to their 2014 training camp in Anderson, Indiana, on Wednesday. Who is the rookie to watch for in training camp? Which veteran free-agent signing is looking to make a splash? What are…

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »
Spotlight

The Last of the Desert Dwellers

Namibia, some would say, is an African country that actually gets wildlife conservation. So much so that a conservation mandate is actually written into its constitution. Which makes it all the more perplexing why the Namibian…

Jul 21 2014 / Read More »

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