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Demand for Green Homes, Commercial Spaces Drives Shift in the Construction Industry

Demand for Green Homes, Commercial Spaces Drives Shift in the Construction Industry

Just a few years ago, it was hard to imagine green home construction becoming anything more than a niche market among the eco-minded. Today, according to a report from the…

Technical Difficulties Cause OIG to Extend Comment Deadline on Permissive Exclusions

Technical Difficulties Cause OIG to Extend Comment Deadline on Permissive Exclusions

Last month, the Officer of the Inspector General announced that it will be extending the period of time when the public can comment in the Federal Register on revisions to…

Dermatologists Say More Young Women Are Experiencing Stress-Related Hair Loss

Dermatologists Say More Young Women Are Experiencing Stress-Related Hair Loss

Hair loss is a common problem around the world. But while the condition is typically associated with men, women can also suffer from hair loss. Whether due to genetic predisposition…

Many Homes Are at Risk of Catching Fire Right Now, And Faulty Heating Systems Are To Blame

Many Homes Are at Risk of Catching Fire Right Now, And Faulty Heating Systems Are To Blame

As the winter weather sets in, homeowners across the country are starting to insulate their homes and get their heating systems ready to go. But many people aren’t aware that…

Gettin’ Jiggy With It: How Biologists Are Using the Sex Lives of Mouse Lemurs to Fight Human Aging

Gettin’ Jiggy With It: How Biologists Are Using the Sex Lives of Mouse Lemurs to Fight Human Aging

Unlocking the secrets of aging has long been a focus of our science fiction and fantasy. The obsession with curing human mortality gave rise to the classic Fountain of Youth…

Code Violations Including Mold Raise Concerns About U.S. Army Bases Abroad

Code Violations Including Mold Raise Concerns About U.S. Army Bases Abroad

According to a recent report from the Defense Department Inspector General’s office, U.S. military housing in South Korea has been cited for hundreds of code violations, 11 of which posed…

The Pressure Is On for Oil Companies as New Documentary Profiling 2010 BP Oil Spill Highlights Industry Safety Concerns

The Pressure Is On for Oil Companies as New Documentary Profiling 2010 BP Oil Spill Highlights Industry Safety Concerns

It’s been four years since BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded and caused millions of gallons of crude oil to fill the Gulf of Mexico — just long enough for…

Arizona Gets a Step Closer to Nationwide Robbery Ring with Arrest of Three Suspects

Arizona Gets a Step Closer to Nationwide Robbery Ring with Arrest of Three Suspects

Police in Arizona are celebrating a small victory after an ongoing investigation into an armed heist in June yielded the arrest of three suspects. Two men and a woman from…

Want To Cause an Internet Meltdown? One Tweet Is All It Takes

Want To Cause an Internet Meltdown? One Tweet Is All It Takes

Queen Elizabeth II recently made headlines, and much to everyone’s surprise, the story had nothing to do with any alleged “disputes” between Her Majesty and Duchess Kate Middleton, the Queen’s…

Robotics Might Be the Future of Elder Care

Robotics Might Be the Future of Elder Care

In the 2012 indie film Robot and Frank, James Marsden plays a man who purchases a domestic robot for his aging father, played by Frank Langella — who promptly uses…