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  • Ben Affleck’s Batman casting in ‘Man of Steel’ sequel sparks backlash

     
    Word that Ben Affleck will play Batman in the upcoming “Man of Steel” sequel disappointed Dark Knight fans, who took […]...
  • Apes, toddler show that language may have evolved from gestures

    Apes, toddler show that language may have evolved from gestures
    What do a chimpanzee, a bonobo and a toddler all have in common? They all use gestures to communicate. By studying hours of video of a female chimp named Panpanzee, a female bonobo named Panbanisha and a little girl with the initials GN, a team of...
  • Concussion settlement highlights difficulty of proving brain damage

    Concussion settlement highlights difficulty of proving brain damage
    Thursday's $765-million settlement between the National Football League and 4,500 retired NFL players underscores two key facts about traumatic brain injury: that it is difficult to prove and measure -- especially many years after the fact -- and that its...
  • Family 'surprised' by Robert Schuller cancer treatment prognosis

    Family 'surprised' by Robert Schuller cancer treatment prognosis
    The family of Robert H. Schuller was "surprised" by the diagnosis that treatment for life-threatening cancer could give theĀ famed evangelist another two more years, according to the church headed by his daughter. The 89-year-old has a growth in his...
  • Sunscreen prevents skin cancer, yet doctors rarely recommend it

    Sunscreen prevents skin cancer, yet doctors rarely recommend it
    Has your doctor ever advised you to use sunscreen? Chances are, the answer is no. In fact, out of 18.3 billion doctor visits over nearly 21 years, sunscreen was recommended to patients only 12.83 million times, a new study finds. That works out to...
  • For baby boomers, staying fit past 50 is not a gray area

    For baby boomers, staying fit past 50 is not a gray area
    Greta Goplen stood in position with a cane at the ready, like a ninja warding off invisible foes. As an instructor yelled out directions to the class — "left, left, jab, jab, nose! right, right, jab, jab, nose!" — the 59-year-old raised...
  • reFramed: In conversation with Tomasz Lazar

     
    Tomasz Lazar, born in 1985 in Szczecin, Poland, is a graduate of the West Pomeranian University of Technology. He has won photography contests in Poland and abroad, including the Sony World Photography Award, the International Photography Award, and the...
  • ATV injuries in kids are down. Do we thank a lousy economy?

    ATV injuries in kids are down. Do we thank a lousy economy?
    The numbers of kids 15 and under who got hurt riding all terrain vehicles (ATVs) went up 35% between 2001 and 2004 — but then fell 37% between 2004 and 2010, a team of researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported...
  • State attorney general probes San Diego company's for-profit colleges

    State attorney general probes San Diego company's for-profit colleges
    As part of a wider investigation into for-profit and online colleges, the California attorney general on Wednesday moved to obtain potential evidence about the telemarketing, enrollment and financial practices of two schools owned by a San Diego company....
  • Vast cancer genetics database could aid drug discovery

    Vast cancer genetics database could aid drug discovery
    Researchers at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Md., announced that they had assembled the world's largest database of cancer-related genetic variations -- the data will be available for researchers to plumb as they work to understand how...
  • 'iKnife' device analyzes surgical smoke to ID cancers

    'iKnife' device analyzes surgical smoke to ID cancers
    A new device that analyzes the smoke that arises when an electrosurgical tool slices through or cauterizes flesh may help physicians determine, during a surgery, whether tissues they're removing are cancerous or not. Using mass spectrometry to determine...