Can a genetic test identify newborns at risk of becoming severely obese by middle age? Researchers say they have come up with one, and that it might allow interventions in childhood to avoid that fate.
Foster Klug and Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press | PostedApr 17th - 4:07pm
North Korea said Thursday that it had test-fired a new type of "tactical guided weapon," its first such test in nearly half a year, and demanded that Washington remove Secretary of State Mike Pompeo from nuclear negotiations.
Pope Francis encouraged Swedish teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg on Wednesday to continue her campaign to fight climate change, during a brief meeting at the end of his weekly general audience.
Here's why I don't think my leaving Facebook would make me happier, or put a dent in the company's $500 billion market value and convince it to change its ways. And I don't think people should have to quit for peace of mind.
David Keyton, Associated Press | PostedApr 18th - 8:37am
The British-led Nekton scientific mission on Thursday completed a seven-week expedition in the Indian Ocean aimed at documenting changes beneath the waves that could affect billions of people in the surrounding region over the coming decades.