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2 Young College Students Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide

Police in Northern California are investigating an apparent murder-suicide after finding a young man and a woman shot to death at a San Francisco Bay Area home.


Feeling blue? A walk in the great outdoors could do just the trick, according to a new study. (File photo. Credit: Thinkstock.)

Study: Nature Walks Lead To Significant Mental Benefits

Feeling blue? A walk in the great outdoors could do just the trick, according to a new study.


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Researcher: Virtual Reality Can Change How Kids Play In The Real World

Researchers at Stanford University are testing how children react to Virtual Reality simulations and whether they can separate those experiences from real life.


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Local Teen Selected As Semi-Finalist In Intel Science Talent Search

He’s only 17, but he’s already making big waves in the science community. A local high school senior was selected as a semi-finalist in the 2015 Intel Science Talent Search. His research on stem cells set him apart from the rest.


A M4A3E2 “Sherman Jumbo," one of the tanks up for auction. (Source: Auctions America)

Tanks And Military Vehicles Auction Rakes In $10.24M

Collectors from around the world have snapped up more than 100 tanks and other military vehicles amassed by a Silicon Valley engineer, auction officials said Sunday.


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Condoleezza Rice Endorses Kashkari For Governor

Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is endorsing investment banker Neel Kashkari’s bid for California governor amid growing concern within the party about his GOP rival.


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Report: Human Brain Microchip 9,000 Times Faster Than A PC

A new microchip modeled on the human brain is 9,000 times faster than a PC.


The study suggests why "manly men" are more susceptible to bad reactions from vaccinations. (Getty Images)

Study: Flu Vaccine Works Better For Women

Higher levels of testosterone linked with weaker antibody reaction.


Doctors are being warned to watch out for the bacteria lurking deep within the nose. (Getty Images)

Study: Dangerous Bacteria Can Lurk Inside The Nose

Sites deep within the nose may be reservoirs for Staphylococcus aureus, a major cause of disease


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85-Year-Old Korean War Vet Detained By North Korea Has Strong Ties To Santa Cruz

The grandparents keep a vacation home just steps from the beach in Santa Cruz, where for decades they have actively engaged with environmental, arts and boating organizations.


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Silicon Valley Tank, Missile Launcher Collection Headed To Massachusetts Museum

Until now, the $30 million fleet of tanks has been refurbished and housed in seven storage sheds on a family estate up a winding, forested road above Silicon Valley; they are visited only under privately arranged tours.


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Study Ties Chemical To Possible Miscarriage Risk

New research suggests that high levels of BPA, a chemical in many plastics and canned food linings, might raise the risk of miscarriage in women prone to that problem or having trouble getting pregnant.