New Story Just Out: PHOTOS: Japanese Scientists Turn Chrysanthemums ‘True Blue’

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. PHOTOS: Japanese Scientists Turn Chrysanthemums ‘True Blue’
The scientists introduced genes from two other flowers that allowed the mums to mimic the chemical process producing blue pigment. This might be applicable to other flowers, like roses and lilies.

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New Story Just Out: Looking Back At The Most Powerful Earthquake Ever To Strike North America

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. Looking Back At The Most Powerful Earthquake Ever To Strike North America
Science writer Henry Fountain says the deadly quake that shook Alaska in 1964 was so loud some thought it was the beginning of World War III. His new book is The Great Quake.

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New Story Just Out: 3, 2, 1 … Bake Off! The Mission To Make Bread In Space

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. 3, 2, 1 … Bake Off! The Mission To Make Bread In Space
On Earth, crumbs are harmless, but in orbit they can be perilous. But bread is a big deal in Germany, so scientists and engineers there are teaming up to create an oven and dough fit for microgravity.

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New Story Just Out: After A Year In Space, The Air Hasn’t Gone Out Of NASA’s Inflated Module

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. After A Year In Space, The Air Hasn’t Gone Out Of NASA’s Inflated Module
The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module was pumped up after it arrived at the International Space Station in 2016. NASA says it’s doing well in the harsh environment.

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New Story Just Out: Student Athletes Who Specialize Early Are Injured More Often, Study Finds

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. Student Athletes Who Specialize Early Are Injured More Often, Study Finds
High school athletes who tended to focus on one sport were 50 percent more likely to get hurt than those who hadn’t specialized. Injuries included ankle sprains, knee tendonitis, and stress fractures.

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New Story Just Out: Kids Who Specialize In One Sport Get More Injuries

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. Kids Who Specialize In One Sport Get More Injuries
A new study finds kids who specialize in one sport are more likely to get injured. Injuries include ligament and muscle sprains and tendonitis to knees and ankles. The sports with the highest specialization rates include soccer, baseball and basketball. Researchers conclude that more needs to be done to educate coaches, parents and athletes about the increased risk of injuries for kids who specialize in a single sport.

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New Story Just Out: Hidden Brain: How Cigarette Taxes Affect Food Buying

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. Hidden Brain: How Cigarette Taxes Affect Food Buying
A new study shows a connection between cigarette taxes and food stamps. When cigarette taxes go up, smokers end up spending more of their income on cigarettes and that leaves less money for food.

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New Story Just Out: What Are The Planet’s Real ‘Talking’ Chimps And Gorillas Saying?

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. What Are The Planet’s Real ‘Talking’ Chimps And Gorillas Saying?
Movies are full of loquacious chimps, but could nonhuman apes really use language? NPR’s Skunk Bear sorts through the disturbing history of research on ape language to sort fact from wishful thinking.

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New Story Just Out: Alabama Woman Stuck In NYC Traffic In 1902 Invented The Windshield Wiper

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. Alabama Woman Stuck In NYC Traffic In 1902 Invented The Windshield Wiper
Entrepreneur Mary Anderson thought it made no sense that New York streetcar drivers had to keep jumping off to clean snow from the windshield. She soon won a patent for her “window cleaning device.”

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