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U.S. Republican presidential candidate, real estate mogul and TV personality Donald Trump holds up his financial statement showing his net worth as he formally announces his campaign for the 2016 Republican nomination at Trump Tower in New York...
Powered by bacteria and evaporation, artificial muscles — called HYDRAs — lift a small pole. Photo by Xi Chen Water, plastic and bacterial spores might become the power source of the future. The spores soak up moisture and release vapor...
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A nurse feeds a baby for the first time after she was taken to a nursery from her 28-year-old mother, Ruby Cornelioin Brooklyn, New York in 2011. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson Having a baby is a common women’s health event, yet insurance coverage isn’t...
[Watch Video] WASHINGTON — With a presidential field approaching 20 high-profile Republicans, the GOP’s 2016 class offers voters a little bit of everything. There is the top-tier, a group that includes former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, who...
Chann Kim, owner of Donut City in Lynn, Mass., has changed his flour mix and shortening so he can be compliant with local no trans fat rules, but he is having trouble finding a substitute for the chocolate icing on donuts. The change in product is...