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AIDS at 30: Progress and New Concerns

It was 30 years ago today that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published an article in its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) on a then-new and deadly syndrome that would later be known as AIDS. Since then, effective treatments have helped improve and prolong the lives of those infected. "But as these improvements have taken place, our nation's collective sense of crisis has waned," said ... read more

Jonathan Serrie

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June 2, 2011

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Rick Leventhal

March 4, 2011 3:52 PM

Craft Beer Sales Climbing

Craft beer is a booming business and the Brooklyn Brewery is a thriving example. Based in an old brick warehouse in Williamsburg, just across the East River from Manhattan, Brooklyn Brewery is cooking, fermenting and selling more than 110,000 barrels of lager, ale and other craft beers every year (this includes beer the company brews at another facility upstate in ... read more



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Alicia Acuna

February 14, 2011 1:44 PM

Plants Detect Bombs By Changing Color

  A scientist at Colorado State University has developed a way to make every day plants one of the first lines of defense in the war on terror. The plants won't change before your eyes, yet, but lab work being done right now makes green plants turn white if they detect explosive, biological or chemical weapons in their environment. Looking to potential future uses, one ... read more



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Claudia Cowan

February 14, 2011 10:56 AM

Study: In Pain? Love May Ease Suffering

Few things are as painful as a broken heart. But new research suggests that the feelings associated with love may in fact provide pain relief. Researchers at the Stanford University Pain Management Lab found that deeply passionate infatuation activates the reward-centers of the brain, the part that motivates our behavior tells us to do things over and over again. In ... read more



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Rick Leventhal

February 10, 2011 10:39 AM

Verizon iPhone Debut All Hype No Show

There has been plenty of hype and buzz surrounding the launch of Verizon’s new iPhone, but it didn’t translate into long lines outside Apple’s flagship store on 5th Avenue in New York City, or at select Best Buy, Wal-Mart and Verizon stores across the country.  Instead, most are reporting just a handful of people to perhaps a dozen or more waiting outside the ... read more



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Alicia Acuna

February 7, 2011 5:00 PM

New Sugar Solution May Detect Cancer Sooner

  Multiple rounds of chemotherapy could become a toxic thing of the past for cancer patients if the promises of a new type of detection prove true. Cell>Point, a bio-technology company based in Centennial, Colorado says its new imaging agent, that's injected in the body, can help Single-Photon Emission Computerized Tomography (SPECT) scanners see tumors as small as ... read more



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Jonathan Serrie

January 10, 2011 9:00 AM

Study Offers Hope for Improved Flu Vaccine

What if you only had to get a flu shot once every ten years, or even longer? The 2009 H1N1 virus may have brought scientists one step closer to developing a "universal vaccine" -- ... read more



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Adam Housley

January 7, 2011 4:46 PM

CES DAY 2….Overload??

Newer...faster...cooler...more powerful...more connected. That's the world down every aisle and on the tongue of every presenter here at the Consumer Electronic Show. While we have shown you a ton of cool products that you can use at home and will ... read more



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Adam Housley

January 6, 2011 12:24 PM

CES Day 1…Practical

Finding cool stuff here at CES is like...as the old saying goes...shooting fish in a barrel. The problem is finding gadgets and technology that makes sense, is affordable and can be easily found. So for the last couple of days we have waded through ... read more



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Adam Housley

December 16, 2010 2:30 PM

Wave Power

Just off of the shore on Oahu's windward side, a lone yellow buoy could be a first in the future of American energy. Already more than popular with the surfing crowd, as the sets/waves roll-in here, the buoy generates its power and a new industry ... read more



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Rick Leventhal

December 14, 2010 1:19 PM

Investing in Lawsuits

Some call it a disturbing trend.  Others call it a win-win for accident victims and low to middle-income families across America who might not otherwise be able to afford to seek justice in a court of law. The issue is legal lending; to plaintiffs who don't have the money to pay for surgery related to a claim or pay their bills while their case is tied up in court, or to ... read more