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  • Blood tests may reveal psychosis

     
    Scientists are moving closer to developing blood tests that can diagnose serious mental disorders, according to a study published this week in the journal Molecular Psychiatry. A consortium of researchers showed they could identify blood biomarkers for...
  • STD screening should start early

     
    Young women should be screened for sexually transmitted diseases within a year of first intercourse and should be retested every three to four months if an infection is found, according to a study published today in the Archives of Pediatrics......
  • Gene therapy could make more lungs available for transplants

     
    A new gene therapy procedure to restore function in lungs damaged during harvesting from donors could make more lungs available for transplanting, Canadian researchers said today. Currently, only about 15% of potential donor lungs are actually used...
  • Science of the orgasm

    Science of the orgasm
    AS they seek to document and demystify one of life's great thrills, scientists have run across some real head-scratchers. How, for example, can they explain the fact that some men and women who are paralyzed and numb below the waist are able to have...
  • Carl D. Keith dies at 88; co-inventor of three-way catalytic converter

    Carl D. Keith, who as a principal inventor of the three-way catalytic converter made major contributions to automotive progress, clean air and human health, died Nov. 9 at a hospital in New Bern, N.C. He was 88. He lived on Marco Island, Fla., and was in...
  • Archaeologists get a glimpse life in a Sahara Eden

    The tiny skeletal hand jutted from the sand as if beckoning the living to the long dead. For thousands of years, it had waved unheeded in the most desolate section of the Sahara, surrounded by the bones of hippos, giraffes and other creatures typically...
  • Don Haskins, 78; basketball coach was first to win NCAA title with 5 black starters

    Don Haskins, 78; basketball coach was first to win NCAA title with 5 black starters
    Don Haskins, the coach who hastened the full integration of college basketball when he started five black players for Texas Western College against an all-white University of Kentucky team and won the 1966 national NCAA championship, died Sunday. He was...
  • Sarah Palin stirs up controversy in the wink of an eye

    Sarah Palin stirs up controversy in the wink of an eye
    WASHINGTON -- Voters have by now memorized Sarah Palin's string of historic firsts on a Republican presidential ticket: first woman, first hockey mom, first moose dresser. Now it turns out the 44-year-old Alaska governor has injected another groundbreaker...
  • From supporting actor to star, Richard Jenkins steps up in 'The Visitor'

    From supporting actor to star, Richard Jenkins steps up in 'The Visitor'
    THERE is no such thing as a Richard Jenkins movie, though he's been in more than 70 of them. Even in his best-known role -- as the mortuary paterfamilias, Nathaniel Fisher, on the HBO series "Six Feet Under" -- Jenkins was dead, haunting the characters...
  • Beaux Arts Trio at the Ace Gallery

    Beaux Arts Trio at the Ace Gallery
    The Beaux Arts Trio gave its first concert in the summer of 1955 at the Berkshire Music Festival in Massachusetts. The trio will close shop this summer at the same festival, now known as Tanglewood. But first the Beaux Arts has a lot of goodbyes to wave....
  • Gordon B. Hinckley, 97; led Mormons' rapid growth

    Gordon B. Hinckley, 97; led Mormons' rapid growth
    Gordon B. Hinckley, the elderly but indefatigable Mormon leader who guided the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints into the 21st century by building more temples, traveling more miles and moving Mormonism closer to the religious mainstream than...