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4 hrs ago | National Geographic
The human gut teems with bacteria, many of their species still unknown. They help us digest food and absorb nutrients, and they play a part in protecting our intestinal walls.
7 hrs ago | Lucianne.com
Duke University has hired as the new director of its $3 million Islamic Studies Center a controversial Iranian-American professor whose scholarship has come under fire for anti-Israel bias and who once used a picture of dead Jews in Nazi death camps to illustrate his writing on the Palestinians.
11 hrs ago | Independent Weekly
No one seemed to care that the first letter of "MERGE 25" needed to take a nap last night.
14 hrs ago | Switched
Ricky Gervais and Louis C.K. are both up for the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, but Gervais revealed on "Late Night" that there's another reason he has an issue with the "Louie" star.
For children growing up in poverty, the seeds of poor health in adulthood appear to be sown early.
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland, GA., announces the death of Mr. Michael Alan Tone, age 57, of Cleveland.
The U.S. economic recovery has been an uneven one. Overall, the recent numbers look great.
Judge Jim Hardin announced his decision Wednesday in the courtroom where Lovette is on trial for one of two murders he is accused of committing in 2008.
A replacement for the notorious "Duke lacrosse house" on North Buchanan Boulevard is due in the near future, judging from city permit filings.
Who would give up the Garden of Eden for an apple? According to Dan Ariely, a professor of psychology and behavioral economics at Duke University, we're all doing that sort of thing all the time.
Living creatures aren't the only things capable of evolution. Airplane designs are constantly evolving, too, a new study suggests.
One of the traditional arguments against Darwinian evolution has been that no one can confirm the process exists because it occurs on a time scale immensely greater than a human lifetime.
In a cost-effectiveness analysis of commercial diet programs and pills, the Weight Watchers program and the drug Qsymia showed the best value for the money.
Shanita Love said Lovette told her and her boyfriend - Demario Atwater - on the morning of Jan. 18, 2008, that he and Atwater's half-brother "killed a guy" after taking him to an ATM machine and then took a camcorder, iPod and cellphone from his Anderson Street home.
A 10-year-old boy in North Carolina suffered from ear pain and hearing problems for years before doctors were finally able to crack the case: He did not have an ear condition after all, but an underlying disease in the gut.
Bob Dick recently toughed his way through a 90-minute total knee replacement without the aid of anesthesia, choosing to stay awake through the chisel and the buzz of the electric saw.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 08:49 pm
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