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Water that used to hold down land masses in California is now being lost, so some parts of the state's mountains are being uplifted by a surprising amount Climate change is driving the Greenland Ice Sheet to melt, which is contributing to sea level rise .
When Eric Holder was a teenager, he was pulled over on the New Jersey Turnpike for speeding and had his car searched.
Children and adolescents with autism have a surplus of synapses in the brain, and this excess is due to a slowdown in a normal brain "pruning" process during development, according to a new study.
Researchers report that children with autism appear to have excess synapses -- cellular connections -- in their brains compared with typical children.
John C. Goodman is one of the nation's leading thinkers on health policy. He is a Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute and author of the widely acclaimed book, Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis.
I'm a staff writer at Forbes, where until recently I chased the super-rich for our Forbes 400 and World's Billionaires lists.
Research on mice found that using the toxin to kill nerves could halt the growth of stomach tumours and make them more vulnerable to chemotherapy.
Teenagers who don't get enough sleep may wake up to worse consequences than nodding off during chemistry class.
Bob Somerby calls my attention to the following bit of psychobabble from Peter Baker and Matt Apuzzo of the New York Times .
The nation has been gripped by the ongoing protests following the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO.
I'm a freelance writer who has published in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times and others, and the author of the Forbes ebook "The Millennial Game Plan: Career And Money Secrets To Succeed In Today's World."
The Columbia University Libraries Information Technology Office seeks an experienced Senior Systems Engineer.
University and vendor researchers are congregating in San Diego this week at USENIX Security '14 to share the latest findings in security and privacy, and here are 5 that jumped out to me as being particularly interesting.
Williams: Take a look at what tuition pays for Columnist Walter Williams gives you a look at what tuition pays for Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1oPd3CS According to College Board, average tuition and fees for the 2013-14 school year totaled $30,094 at private colleges, $8,893 for in-state residents at public colleges and ... (more)
"Every person is a child at home," reads an Arabic saying at the beginning of May in the Summer , Cherien Dabis' very good second feature, which examines cultural rifts in Amman, Jordan.
'The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future,' by Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway.
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