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Scientists Find A Genetic Culprit For Gray Hair

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 6:23am

Think you've gone gray from stress? Scientists say they've identified the first gene for gray hair. It accounts for about 30 percent of grays, mostly in lighter colored hair.

Abuse Or The Flu? My Autistic Son Couldn't Tell Me What Was Wrong

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 5:00am

My heart fell when a counselor called to say he was worried something bad might have happened to Nat, my severely autistic 25-year-old son. Nat has trouble talking, and was teary. What should I do?

Bill Gates Calls For 'Energy Miracle' In 15 Years. Do Experts Agree?

Sat, 03/05/2016 - 3:00pm

Yes and no. They definitely want a miracle to bring clean, cheap power to the powerless — only a lot sooner.

Scientists Discover 'Remarkable Little Octopod,' Possibly New Species

Sat, 03/05/2016 - 11:42am

A robotic vehicle was exploring the ocean floor by Hawaii, more than 2 1/2 miles underwater. To the surprise of NOAA scientists, it came across a cute, "ghostlike" octopod. One suggested name: Casper.




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