Charles Dickens' classic novella "A Christmas Carol" was written 170 years ago. Kansas State University's Naomi Wood and Dan Hoyt look at why the story about the penny-pinching, Christmas-hating Ebenezer Scrooge remains so popular today.
– Kansas State University|12/10/2013 3:00 PM EST
In a first-of-its-kind activity for an interplanetary spacecraft, thousands of amateur (ham) radio operators around the world were able to say “Hi” to NASA’s Juno spacecraft Oct. 9 as it swung past Earth on its way to Jupiter.
– University of Iowa |12/10/2013 2:00 PM EST
Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine and the Medical College of Wisconsin found that a new kind of gene therapy led to a dramatic decline in bleeding events in dogs with naturally occurring hemophilia A, a serious and costly bleeding condition.
– University of North Carolina School of Medicine|12/10/2013 2:00 PM EST
Strangers often stop to ask Bob Seeman why he wears a padded glove on his left hand. So he hands out a card with a link to a YouTube video, which tells the extraordinary story of how Seeman’s left arm was reattached after it was nearly completely severed in a tow truck accident.
– Loyola University Health System|12/10/2013 1:50 PM EST
An experimental compound developed by scientists from The Scripps Research Institute's Florida campus is capable of significantly reducing joint inflammation in animal models of rheumatoid arthritis.
– Scripps Research Institute|12/10/2013 1:45 PM EST
If recent news that University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) researchers observed the largest gamma ray burst ever has you nervous about getting blasted into extinction, the UAH researchers say chances of that are exceedingly rare.
– University of Alabama Huntsville|12/10/2013 12:00 PM EST
A man attempting a bicycle stunt made a significant—if unintended—contribution to surgical science, as a video of his crash allowed researchers to analyze the "kinematic and dynamic parameters" of the accident and resulting facial fractures. The study appears in The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, edited by Mutaz B. Habal, MD, and published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health.
– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins|12/10/2013 11:55 AM EST
Healthy Helpings … and a Few Tasty Transgressions, published by the School of Public Health’s student organization, offers more than 100 recipes to raise funds for local and national causes.
– Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences|12/10/2013 11:00 AM EST
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