Love chocolate? That might not be such a bad thing! New research provides more evidence that consuming significant amounts of chocolate is good for your heart. This article in the Science Times takes the guilt out of one of America’s favorite treats.
Week of August 14
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Whether it’s "Law & Order," "Criminal Minds" or "CSI," many of us have a favorite crime scene show. Suspense, drama, and intrigue offer thought-provoking entertainment and a basic understanding of forensic investigation techniques, such as fingerprinting. But what if this form of identification remained unavailable to detectives? Read this week’s Science Times to learn more about a rare gene mutation that disables the development of fingerprints and footprints.
Just for fun, can you guess whose fingerprint appears below?
Week of August 1
Who doesn’t love July? The month kicks off with fireworks on Independence Day and is soon filled with weekend trips, summer vacations, afternoons in the sun, and family get-togethers. However, along with all the fun in the sun, there is also a marked increase of medical errors in hospitals. Take a look at this week’s Science Times synthesis and learn how the schedule of new doctor training coincides with this pattern.
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Week of July 2