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Brian Seligman holds a sign to protest a gas leak in the Porter Ranch area of Los Angeles before a meeting of the California Air Quality Management District in Granada Hills, California January 9, 2016. Southern California Gas Company has been tackling a Los Angeles-area natural gas leak that has been sickening nearby residents for more than two months. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Urban Air Pollution Negates Health Benefits Of A Long Walk On City Streets

Air pollution on city streets can wipe outthe beneficial health effects of exercise for people aged 60 and older, according to a new study led by scientists at Duke University and Imperial College Lon...
Actor Daniel Radcliffe is pictured as the title character in Warner Bros. new film "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" which makes its world debut in London on November 4, 2001. The film, which is called "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" in the UK, is based on the book by British author J.K. Rowling. (CREDIT REUTERS/Peter Mountain/Warner Bros.)

Here's How A Duke Professor Broke Down Wizard Genetics In 'Harry Potter'

Anyone who has sat through a high school biology lecture on genetics understands the basics of dominant and recessive alleles, which explain, among other things, how two brown-eyed parents can have a...