A joint analysis of data from the Planck space mission and the ground-based experiment BICEP2 has found no conclusive evidence of gravitational waves from the birth of our universe, despite earlier reports of a possible detection. The collaboration between the teams has resulted in the most precise knowledge yet of what signals from the ancient gravitational waves should look like, aiding future searches.
NASA successfully launched its first Earth satellite designed to collect global observations of the vital soil moisture hidden just beneath our feet. The Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) observatory now begins a three-year mission that will figuratively scratch below Earth's surface to expand our understanding of a key component of the Earth system that links the water, energy and carbon cycles driving our living planet.
Title: Little Improvement in Children Paralyzed After Viral Infection, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 1/29/2015 12:00:00 AM
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Title: Diabetes Patients Lax With Meds If Diagnosed With Cancer, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 1/29/2015 12:00:00 AM
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Are You a Perfectionist? Is That a Bad Thing? [Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:00:22 +0000]
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Are you one of those folks who always has to have things done right? Do you hate the very thought of failure and are you always striving to achieve? Do you set the most lofty goals and find yourself driven to succeed? If you are one of those folks some call "perfectionistic," is it necessarily a bad thing?

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The “Directive” Therapist [Mon, 19 Jan 2015 12:30:42 +0000]
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Folks in emotional distress need to know there's a way out. They don't just need to be understood and accepted. They need far more than merely feeling both safe and relieved in venting their concerns to another human being.

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Designed to cover half the surface area of a pack, new proposed labels are meant to vividly remind smokers of tobacco’s dangers.
Caregivers of veterans report greater difficulties than do those of other disabled adults.
Title: Experts See Place for Weight-Loss Drugs in Obesity Treatment
Category: Health News
Created: 1/20/2015 12:00:00 AM
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Smoking, Obesity: Weighing the Financial Toll [Fri, 16 Jan 2015 00:00:00 PDT]
Title: Smoking, Obesity: Weighing the Financial Toll
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Created: 1/16/2015 12:00:00 AM
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