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Why some Antarctic glaciers are disappearing faster than we thought

Melting from below<p>Scientists have long known that glaciers resting under sea level can be unstable if they rest on a downward sloping sea bed.<p>Warmer ocean currents erode the glacier’s base from below. The grounding line retreats downhill and, as it does, even more of the glacier is exposed to warm …

Global Warming

Breakthrough brain chip gives paralyzed man ability to hold cup, play Guitar Hero again

Ian Burkhart was only 19 when the accident happened. He had been swimming in the Outer Banks with some buddies when a wave caught him and hurled him into a sandbar, leaving him paralyzed from the neck down. But he always held out hope that medical science would one day be able to help him regain …

Neurophilosophy

Farm to Table

Food travels an average of 1,500 miles, often times across state and national borders, to get from the farm where it’s grown to the consumer. …

Runner with a Cause

Loud. Sweaty. Weirdly tan. A crazy grandpa.<p>These are the words that first come to mind when the cross country team thinks of Tom Mittman. Now, after …

Heart Surgery Strengthens a Father-Daughter Bond

Related to This<p>It was just an ordinary day. Well, as ordinary as it can get when you’re walking around with a major heart problem and you’re not even …

Heroin hits close to home

Filed under Features<p>Cece Hensley, in-depth editor • February 22, 2016 • Leave a Comment<p>Close Modal Window<p>Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find …

Drug Addiction

What Does it Take to Fall in Love?

Many of us dream about finding “the one” — a true love, a significant other, a soulmate. Fate is a popular belief, that the right one will come along …

University of Iowa

"You can't tell me I wasn't raped"

<i>The following story appeared in Verde Magazine, published on April 9, 2013. The views and opinions expressed in this article are not necessarily</i> …

Sophomore Pursues Professional Table Tennis Ranking

Forehand. Forehand. Forehand. Then a sudden switch to backhand. The ball whistles over the net and sophomore Jiwen Wu lets out a string of Mandarin …

Ruhi Qurashi: The Passionate Muslim Gymnast

By Ena Sarancic<br>December 17, 2012<p>Close Modal Window<p>Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.<p>Close Modal …

High Way Driving: Newton Teens Increasingly Take on Roads under the Influence of Marijuana

By Dan Rosenzweig-Ziff<br>Editor-in-Chief<p>It’s a typical weekend night in Newton. Greg Gilman* has been hanging out at his friend’s house while his …

Depression takes a toll on teenagers

Elsy Barcelo<br>October 3, 2014<br>Filed under Special Reports<p>Close Modal Window<p>Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might …