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Terrifying Animation Shows How Chile’s Tsunami Took Over the Entire Pacific Ocean

Author: Betsy Mason. Betsy Mason Science<p>Date of Publication: 04.03.14.<p>Time of Publication: 1:38 pm. 1:38 pm<p>This time-lapse animation simulates how …

FDA Approves Handheld Device That Reverses Painkiller Overdose

The treatment, known as Evzio, injects a drug called nalaxone that "rapidly reverses the effects of opioid overdose."<p>The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved an auto-injecting device that can treat overdose from a variety of painkillers. The agency said in a statement today (April 3) that it …

Gear & Gadgets

Google as a mobile carrier, revisited: Here’s what its network could look like

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Credit: Corbis<p>Every year or so we see a report emerge claiming Google(s goog) is contemplating life as a mobile carrier, …

Maps of Unborn Human Brains Point to Medical Frontiers

A new kind of atlas reveals which genes control the development of which areas of the unborn human brain — and researchers are already studying the atlas' maps to gain new insights into neurological conditions such as autism.<p>"You can use this to understand the roots of developmental disorders," …

Neuroscience

Higgs Boson May Be Composed Of Tiny 'Techni-Quark' Particles, Physicists Say

<i>Updated April 4 at 10:51 a.m. ET.</i><p>The Higgs boson — a particle thought to explain how other particles get their mass — is tiny, but it may not be the tiniest particle yet. Theories have long predicted the existence of even smaller particles that might make up the Higgs, and recent research suggests …

American public will finally get account of illegal CIA torture under Bush

Today, the Senate Intelligence Committee is sending the White House its six-year investigation of CIA interrogation practices, and the results look like bad news for the nation's intelligence agency. According to a McClatchy report, the committee has concluded that the agency illegally detained 26 …

Leaders resist wage compromise

The small number of senators who are open to compromise on a minimum wage hike are facing stiff resistance: their own party’s leadership.<p>On the Democratic side, moderates like West Virginia’s Joe Manchin and those facing reelection like Mark Begich of Alaska are open to finding a middle ground with …

Fort Hood General Cites 'Awful Lot of Heroism' During Shooting Rampage

The general in charge of Fort Hood said there was an "awful lot of heroism" during the shooting rampage by Spc. Ivan Lopez, and he cited a female …

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