Actor Michael Clarke Duncan dies at 54

by -NO AUTHOR- -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Clarke Duncan, the hulking, prolific character actor whose dozens of films included an Oscar-nominated performance as a death row inmate in "The Green more…

Beer-glass shape alters drinking speed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC) — The shape of your glass is probably the last thing on your mind when you are down the pub. However, researchers at the University of Bristol more…

To learn a skill, practice while you sleep

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FUTURITY.ORG) — External stimulation during sleep can help people learn a skill, a recent study suggests. In the Northwestern University study, research participants learned how to play two more…

European court ruling creates 'right to eugenics'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LifeSiteNews) Legal experts are expressing their concerns over the decision of the European Court of Human Rights this month that Italy’s law against eugenic screening of embryos conceived more…

Genome brings ancient girl to life

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ScienceNow) In a stunning technical feat, an international team of scientists has sequenced the genome of an archaic Siberian girl 31 times over, using a new method that more…

Mom hopes son's death can save other unborns

by Jack Minor -- Heather Surovik's unborn son, expected to be delivered literally within hours, allegedly was killed by a drunk driver who will face no punishment, because Colorado law inexplicably leaves more…

2 consenting adults and a cow ...

by Bob Unruh -- A trial that has become a symbol, in Wisconsin and across the U.S., of government criminalization of farmers for providing food directly to consumers has been rescheduled for more…

Up to 10,000 Yosemite visitors at risk of virus

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Up to 10,000 people who were guests in certain lodging cabins at Yosemite National Park might have been exposed to a deadly mouse-borne virus, park officials more…