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‘One Chicago' Massive Crossover Event Storyline Features A Biological Terrorism Element

6 hours ago   |   Forbes

The idea for the narrative that stretches across episodes of "Chicago Fire," "Med" and "P.D." came from series creator Dick Wolf's real life experience with a possible infection.
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‘Justice' for trans athletes is unfair to girls like my daughter

‘Justice' for trans athletes is unfair to girls like my daughter

1 day ago   |   New York Post

Men are stronger than women. Boys are faster than girls. An influx of hormones doesn't undo these realities. Study after study has reaffirmed this basic fact about what it...
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Border Wall Rising In Arizona, Raises Concerns Among Conservationists, Native Tribes

Border Wall Rising In Arizona, Raises Concerns Among Conservationists, Native Tribes

1 day ago   |   NPR

The Customs and Border Protection agency says it is doing its best to reduce impact to the environment and tribal citizens. Conservationists and Native Tribes in the area are...
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Physics: DNA-PAINT super-resolution microscopy at speed

3 days ago   |   Science Daily

Recent advances in fluorescence microscopy allow researchers to study biological processes below the classical diffraction limit of light. Researchers have now developed...
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The biology of obesity: How our ancient brain conspires to make us overeat

3 days ago   |   National Post

According to a new study, an additional 1.7 million Canadians will be living with obesity by 2023.
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A reliable clock for your microbiome

3 days ago   |   Science Daily

The microbiome is a treasure trove of information about human health and disease, but getting it to reveal its secrets is challenging. A new genetic 'repressilator' circuit...
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Beverly man sentenced to halfway house for ‘horrific' OkCupid threats

4 days ago   |   Boston Herald

A federal judge sentenced a Beverly man to two months in a halfway house and eight months in sober home confinement for “horrific” letters he sent to the dating site OkCupid...
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Biologically-inspired skin improves robots' sensory abilities

4 days ago   |   Science Daily

Sensitive synthetic skin enables robots to sense their own bodies and surroundings - a crucial capability if they are to be in close contact with people. Inspired by human...
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Folding a drop of water solves a longstanding challenge in portable diagnostic devices

5 days ago   |   Science Daily

If you've ever stopped to watch rain falling on a windowpane, you've seen what happens when two drops of water touch and merge into one. But you probably never imagined that...
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Siblings of problem gamblers also impulsive, prone to risk-taking

5 days ago   |   Science Daily

Biological siblings of people with gambling disorder also display markers of increased impulsivity and risk-taking, according to a new psychology study. The findings suggest...
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Democratic Debate: Biden, Warren, Sanders expected to face scrutiny

Democratic Debate: Biden, Warren, Sanders expected to face scrutiny

The debate marks the first time the Democratic candidates will meet since the House moved forward with an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. Read more ...

Trump to impose sanctions on Turkey over actions in Syria

Trump to impose sanctions on Turkey over actions in Syria

President Donald Trump announced Monday that he will issue an executive order imposing “powerful” sanctions against Turkey for its incursion into northeast Syria. “The United... Read more ...

Fort Worth officer who killed a woman in her own home has resigned

Fort Worth officer who killed a woman in her own home has resigned

The officer who fatally shot Atatiana Koquice Jefferson in her home Saturday morning has resigned, Fort Worth interim police Chief Ed Kraus said Monday. The officer may face... Read more ...

Fake video of President Trump shooting critics, media shown at meeting of...

Fake video of President Trump shooting critics, media shown at meeting of Trump supporters

The "unauthorized video" was shown last week "in a side room" at an American Priority conference at Trump's Doral Miami resort, the event's organizer, Alex Phillips, said. Read more ...

Texas cop resigns & may face charges after shooting and killing a woman...

Texas cop resigns & may face charges after shooting and killing a woman playing video games with child in her own home

A Texas police officer who shot and killed a black woman through a window of her own home while she was playing video games with her nephew has resigned and may face criminal... Read more ...

Mom jailed for putting son through needless surgeries that left him in...

Mom jailed for putting son through needless surgeries that left him in wheelchair

A Texas mom who needlessly put her healthy son through hundreds of doctors' visits - including 13 major surgeries that left him wheelchair-bound and with a feeding tube - has... Read more ...

Columbus statue vandalized with red paint and words 'stop celebrating genocide'

Columbus statue vandalized with red paint and words 'stop celebrating genocide'

The Rhode Island statue, which had a sign placed next to it, was spattered with red paint. Read more ...

Former police officer who fatally shot woman in her own home was booked for...

Former police officer who fatally shot woman in her own home was booked for murder

A former Texas police officer who shot and killed a woman in her own home over the weekend was booked at the Tarrant County Jail and charged with murder on Monday evening local... Read more ...

Boston Bruins' David Pastrnak has field day, nets four vs. Anaheim

Boston Bruins' David Pastrnak has field day, nets four vs. Anaheim

Pastrnak tied the Bruins' single-game goal record, scoring all four in their win against the Anaheim Ducks on Monday. Read more ...

Blaney beats Newman in photo finish at Talladega

Blaney beats Newman in photo finish at Talladega

Blaney's first win of the season advanced him to the round of eight Read more ...