Doctors ask feds to probe live-animal experiments

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE STATE) COLUMBIA - An animal-rights group on Thursday called for a federal investigation into the University of South Carolina’s use of live pigs in emergency medicine training. more…

Now scientists trace global warming back to 1830

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Sydney Morning Herald) That's about half a century before the first comprehensive instrumental records began – and about the time Dickens began his novels depicting Victorian Britain's rush more…

Prepare your kids to pledge Mexican flag

by Bob Unruh -- The U.S. Supreme Court in 1943 ruled that schools cannot force students to participate in the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance to Old Glory. The justices affirmed more…

The man who believed 'an undevout astronomer is mad'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2352535" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Sir William Herschel[/caption] William Herschel discovered the first planet since ancient antiquity in 1781. He desired to name the planet after King George III, more…

France plans terror-attack drills in schools

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) France will deploy about 3,000 reserve troops, train school authorities and ramp up school anti-terror drills in case of attacks, its education and security ministers announced on more…