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Senators Fiddle While Deep Ocean Temperatures Rise

The latest evidence that average temperatures are increasing around the globe comes from the deepest parts of the ocean, Dr. James McCarthy of Harvard University told a Senate committee hearing on climate change on Wednesday...

August 3, 2012 — Christine Gorman

Diet drugs vs. Healthier lifestyle

As expected, the FDA recently announced approval of a second drug for obesity within a month, Vivus’ Qnexa, now renamed Qsymia. This approval is less of a surprise, as the data appeared somewhat stronger than that for Arena’s lorcaserin (Belviq)...

August 3, 2012 — Judy Stone

Plenty of Fish in the Sea?

In 2010, people across the globe munched their way through 128 million tons of seafood. That's according to the latest data coming out of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)...

August 3, 2012 — Robynne Boyd

Khalil s Picks (3 August 2012)

This week’s picks includes the science of sand castles, the 95% of the universe that we invented, understanding the origins of life by recreating it and much much more (two pieces about viruses for instance—yes, microbio people, rejoice)...

STAFFAugust 3, 2012 — Khalil A. Cassimally

Accuracy of Medical Information on the Internet

"We can just Google it!" is becoming our standard response to unanswered questions in life. Whether we are looking for the title of an irritating 80s song, a restaurant serving authentic Icelandic food or the quickest bus route to the Star Trek convention, the Internet usually offers the long-sought answers...

August 2, 2012 — Jalees Rehman

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