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After Decades Of Effort, Chemists Overseas Report 'Nano' Breakthrough

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 09.22.2014 | Science

After more than 25 years of effort, scientists say they've finally succeeded at synthesizing a so-called "Star of David" molecule. The complex mol...

Ancient Christian Charm Discovered In University Library

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.02.2014 | Religion

A recently re-discovered papyrus amulet dating from the 6th century may offer a fascinating glimpse into early Christian life. Lecturer Roberta Ma...

Everyday Energy Booster: Sing Out

Sondra Kornblatt | Posted 02.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Sondra Kornblatt

It's that time of the year when many Americans finally give themselves permission to do something that they deny themselves of the rest of the year: sing. And not just singing, but singing with others in choral groups, choirs and caroling.

Pesky Bug's Ancient Ancestor Brought Back to 'Life'

Posted 09.29.2012 | Science

By: Megan Gannon, News Editor Published: 09/26/2012 11:19 AM EDT on LiveScience Researchers have made 3D reconstructions of two 300-million-year-o...

Graphene Super-Material Can Make Booze Too

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Searles | Posted 01.27.2012 | Science

Graphene has been hailed as the world’s thinnest, stiffest, and strongest material. But now scientists are raising a toast to the new discovery that...

UK Professor 'Reconstructs' Lost Beethoven Piece

AP | Posted 11.28.2011 | College

LONDON -- A composition by Beethoven that was discarded and unheard for over 200 years has been reconstructed, a British university said Wednesday. T...

Amber-Preserved Feathers Reveal Dinosaur Diversity

AP | By RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 11.15.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- In science fiction, amber preserved the DNA that allowed rebirth of dinosaurs in Jurassic Park. In real life, amber preserved feathers t...