Ruth Klefeker

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A Harvard psychiatrist says 3 things are the secret to real happiness

Psychiatrist Robert Waldinger is the director of the Harvard Study of Adult Development, one of the longest and most complete studies of adult life ever conducted. Waldinger described some of the secrets to happiness revealed by the study in a recent TED talk.<p>The study followed two cohorts of white …


New government sugar advice will mean 'extreme' diet changes

Most treats will be off limits and replaced with wholegrain and vegetables if health officials act on imminent recommendations from scientific advisers<p>Adults and children should be instructed by the Government to halve the amount of sugar they consume and eat almost twice as much pasta, potato and …

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A study of astronaut twins will give NASA some key genetic insight

Twins have long been scientists’ favorite human subjects for testing how genes interact with environmental factors. But what about when one of the twins isn’t on Earth at all?<p>That's the case for Mark and Scott Kelly, identical twins who are taking part in a year-long NASA research program. Scott is …

Space Science

Egyptian Coptic Christians Mourn Brothers Slain by ISIS

A relative of one of the Egyptian Coptic Christians purportedly killed by ISIS militants in Libya reacts after hearing t<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Mohamed …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Madison Keys shows bright promise at Australian Open

The Australian Open’s final weekend was all about validation, a set of truisms brought vividly to life. Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic made it abundantly clear that they rule the landscape, and there is no end in sight.<p>The larger issue for American fans is the future. Recent Grand Slam events …


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Fierce fighting resumes in eastern Ukraine after failure of diplomacy

Ukrainian military brass and pro-Russia separatists have abandoned all pretense of adhering to a cease-fire, sending massive reinforcements Friday to their eastern Ukraine battlegrounds and engaging in a fierce battle for control of the devastated airport in Donetsk.<p>Six government troops were …

Artist Virtually 'Paints' Ancient Drawings Onto Modern Homes Around The World

Muralists need a lot of things that aren't easy to come by: money, connections, and a wall for starters. Polish artist Maria Umievskaya realized she could approximate the reach of a public artist without any of these resources, using only the internet. Her virtual series juxtaposes clean modern …