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A breast cancer patient undergoes radiation treatment at a hospital in Tegucigalpa. Since the discovery of the x-ray in 1895, physicians have tried to figure out ways to use it in the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of illnesses, including...
A pediatrician administers a measles vaccination during a visit to the Miami Children’s Hospital in May 2014 . Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images Contained inside the data of the latest measles outbreak is a surprising — and troubling...
Workers prepare for the opening of an Apple store in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, January 23, 2015. Photo by Chance Chan/ReutersAfter a rocky day in the markets, Apple computer began their quarterly earnings call and announced historically high...
A mother talks to her daughter while picking lemons. Credit: AE Pictures Inc. via Getty ImagesParents may be using “baby-talk” when speaking to infants with the goal of making it easier for babies to understand, but a new Japanese study shows this...
A small amount of calving on Margerie Glacier in Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska. Photo by Flickr user Mark ByzewskiAt the ocean’s edge, slabs of ice break off of glaciers and tumble into the water as icebergs. But these iceberg births are poorly...
U.S. soldiers from D Troop of the 3rd Cavalry Regiment walk on a hill after finishing with a training exercise near forward operating base Gamberi in the Laghman province of Afghanistan December 30, 2014. Photo by Lucas Jackson/ReutersWASHINGTON —...