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F.D.A. Approves First Drug for Postpartum Depression

12 minutes ago   |   NY Times

The medication works quickly, within 48 hours. But it's an expensive infusion and requires a stay in a medical center.
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Alan Krueger Was the Rare Economist Whose Work Improved the Lives of Millions

18 minutes ago   |   Slate

Alan was instrumental in the push to make economics an empirical science, something that has touched every corner of the discipline.
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Solar Jets Cause Standing Waves in Earth's Magnetic Field

3 hours ago   |   Scientific American

When jets of charged particles from the sun hit our magnetosphere, some of the ensuing ripples travel towards the north and southern poles and get reflected back. The resulting...
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Riverside STEM Academy celebrates Blue Ribbon designation

3 hours ago   |   ABC

Congrats are in order! The Riverside STEM Academy held a ceremony Tuesday to celebrate its distinguished designation as a Blue Ribbon school.
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The Science of Innovation

4 hours ago   |   Scientific American

Lessons from the physics of complexity can help organizations achieve breakthroughs
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Infamous serial killer 'Jack the Ripper' identified through DNA testing, study claims

4 hours ago   |   ABC

The internet is abuzz with reports that Jack the Ripper's identity has been revealed through genetic testing, but is the science reliable?
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Racist Standardized Testing Is On Full Blast After Elite NYC Public Schools Admit Few Black Students

4 hours ago   |   News One   |   2 articles

The number of Black students entering New York City's elite public schools hit a shocking low that renewed questions about the fairness of using standardized tests as the only...
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DNA and a Coincidence Lead to Arrest in 1999 Double Murder in Alabama

6 hours ago   |   NY Times

For 19 years, police were unable to identify the person who fatally shot two 17-year-olds. Then they turned to the technique used in the Golden State Killer case.
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Are We Measuring Research Success Wrong?

6 hours ago   |   Scientific American

Universities tout how much they spend, but it's no virtue if that spending is inefficient
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Psychic Mediums Are the New Wellness Coaches

6 hours ago   |   NY Times

A woo-woo profession is getting a boost from the wellness industrial complex. Seems... intuitive.
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Prosecutors offer plea deal to Patriots owner Robert Kraft in prostitution case

Prosecutors offer plea deal to Patriots owner Robert Kraft in prostitution case

Kraft would have to concede that he would be found guilty in court. Read more ...

This bill could punish owners who abandon, restrain dogs during natural...

This bill could punish owners who abandon, restrain dogs during natural disasters

If the bill passes, a person could face charges of animal cruelty and a fine of up to $5,000. Read more ...

Wendy Williams fans show support after host reveals she's been living in a...

Wendy Williams fans show support after host reveals she's been living in a sober house

Wendy Williams revealed on her show Tuesday that she's been living in a sober house for "quite some time." Read more ...

Want to get a wild horse and $1,000? The government will pay you

Want to get a wild horse and $1,000? The government will pay you

A federal program is giving people $1,000 to adopt an untrained wild horse or burro. Read more ...

Jerry Lee Lewis transferred to a rehab center after suffering a stroke

Jerry Lee Lewis transferred to a rehab center after suffering a stroke

"Jerry Lee Lewis is expected to fully recover with aggressive and intensive rehab," his neurologist said. Read more ...

Trial begins for former East Pittsburgh officer charged with fatally...

Trial begins for former East Pittsburgh officer charged with fatally shooting 17-year-old

The case of an East Pittsburgh police officer who shot and killed Antwon Rose while the 17-year-old boy ran from a pulled-over car last spring went to trial Tuesday morning. Read more ...

‘Superheroes' contributed to White House's annual economic report

‘Superheroes' contributed to White House's annual economic report

WASHINGTON - The Council of Economic Advisers got help from some superheroes assembling this year's Economic Report of the President. Listed among the interns who helped... Read more ...

Angels Star Mike Trout Reportedly Finalizing Richest Contract In Sports...

Angels Star Mike Trout Reportedly Finalizing Richest Contract In Sports History: 12 years, $430 million

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US jury finds Monsanto's Roundup was a ‘substantial factor' in causing man's...

US jury finds Monsanto's Roundup was a ‘substantial factor' in causing man's cancer

Monsanto/Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer was found to be a “substantial factor” in causing non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in a California man, as the trial proceeds to... Read more ...

Trump To Nominate Former Delta Airlines Executive To Lead FAA

Trump To Nominate Former Delta Airlines Executive To Lead FAA

The nomination of Stephen Dickson comes as the agency faces criticism for its response to crashes involving the Boeing 737 Max. (Image credit: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images) Read more ...