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    Study: Melting glaciers fault of humans

    08/18/2014 11:29 AM EDT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- More than two-thirds of the recent rapid melting of the world's glaciers can be blamed on humans, a new study finds. 
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    Engineering plants to produce vaccines
    08/18/2014 11:28 AM EDT - NEW YORK -- It's an eye-catching angle in the story of an experimental treatment for Ebola: The drug comes from tobacco plants that were turned into living pharmaceutical factories. Full Story

    Done at the same time; Breast surgery and radiation
    08/04/2014 07:49 PM EDT - WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Susan Rosser is not afraid of being a pioneer. Neither is Dr. Beth-Ann Lesnikoski. Together they -- patient and surgeon -- made U.S. medical history earlier this month. Full Story

    The right type of exercise for weight loss
    08/04/2014 09:00 AM EDT - Q: Is weight loss truly greater when exercising at a moderate level (say, 60 percent of capacity) instead of a more intense level (85 percent)? Full Story

    Survey finds HGH use doubles among teens
    07/28/2014 11:48 AM EDT - NEW YORK Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks, according to a new, large-scale national survey. Full Story

    Cave with fossil secrets to be excavated
    07/28/2014 11:50 AM EDT - CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- For the first time in three decades, scientists are about to revisit one of North America's most remarkable troves of ancient fossils: the bones of tens of thousands of animals piled at least 30 feet deep at the bottom of a sinkhole-type cave. Full Story

    Pets susceptible to secondhand smoke effects
    07/14/2014 10:29 AM EDT - LOS ANGELES Ten years ago, Shirley Worthington rushed Tigger to the vet when the dog's mouth started bleeding. Full Story

    Inventor pushes solar panels for roads
    07/14/2014 09:23 AM EDT - SPOKANE, Wash. -- The solar panels that Idaho inventor Scott Brusaw has built aren't meant for rooftops. Full Story

    Putting on the pressure: Police encourage officers to train with tourniquets
    07/07/2014 08:52 AM EDT - HOUSTON -- Rushing into a Houston home, police officer Austin Huckabee encountered a drunken, combative man bleeding profusely on the kitchen floor. Full Story

    More women use free birth control
    07/07/2014 08:51 AM EDT - WASHINGTON -- More than half of privately insured women are getting free birth control under Pres ident Barack Obama's health law, a major coverage shift that's likely to advance. Full Story

    Police: Utah suspect swallows stolen ring

    OREM, Utah (AP) — Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it. Full Story
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    VENICE WATCH: McDormand hails female stories

    VENICE, Italy (AP) — The Venice Film Festival is bringing 11 days of red carpet premieres, innovative movies and Hollywood glamour to the Italian city. Full Story