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Friends with Benefits: Can Facebook Tackle Your Love Life?
Facebook Expands New Tool Aiming to Shrink 'News Deserts'
Scientists: Italian Skeletons, Buried Hand in Hand 1,600 Years Ago, Are Male

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Facebook Expands New Tool Aiming to Shrink 'News Deserts'

Friends with Benefits: Can Facebook Tackle Your Love Life?

By Barbara Ortutay |
Facebook is trying to coax "news deserts" into bloom with the second major expansion of a tool that exposes people to more local news and information. But the social netw...

Vaping Likely Has Dangers That Could Take Years For Scientists to Know About

Vaping Likely Has Dangers That Could Take Years For Scientists to Know About

Sep 15
Many people don't know what is contained in these vaping devices, what the reported health effects actually mean, and, most importantly, why all of this developed so quickly, considering that e-cigarettes have only been popular for fewer than 10 years.

Facebook Expands New Tool Aiming to Shrink 'News Deserts'

Facebook Expands New Tool Aiming to Shrink 'News Deserts'

By Barbara Ortutay | Sep 13
Facebook is trying to coax "news deserts" into bloom with the second major expansion of a tool that exposes people to more local news and information. But the social network confesses that it still has a lot to learn.

Google Earth Leads to Remains of Missing Florida Man in Lake

Google Earth Leads to Remains of Missing Florida Man in Lake

Sep 13
It took 22 years, but a missing man's remains were finally found thanks to someone who zoomed in on his former Florida neighborhood with Google satellite images and noticed a car submerged in a lake, authorities said.

Scientists: Italian Skeletons, Buried Hand in Hand 1,600 Years Ago, Are Male

Scientists: Italian Skeletons, Buried Hand in Hand 1,600 Years Ago, Are Male

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 13
Ten years ago, when archaeologists working near the Italian city Modena discovered two human skeletons buried with clasped hands, it wasn't possible to determine anything about who they had been. But now researchers can say this much: They were two men.

Scientists Rethink Alzheimer's, Diversifying the Drug Search

Scientists Rethink Alzheimer's, Diversifying the Drug Search

By Laura Neergaard | Sep 13
With more money — the government had a record $2.4 billion to spend on Alzheimer's research this year — the focus has shifted to exploring multiple novel ways of attacking a disease now considered too complex for a one-size-fits-all solution.