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Is It Time to Overhaul the Calendar?

A reformed calendar, with a pattern of two 30-day months, followed by one 31-day month, would be more business friendly

December 29, 2011 — Stephanie Pappas and LiveScience

D'oh! Top Science Journal Retractions of 2011

Each year hundreds of peer-reviewed scientific articles are retracted. Most involve no blatant malfeasance; the authors themselves often detect errors and retract the paper. Some retractions, however, entail plagiarism, false authorship or cooked data...

December 27, 2011 — Christopher Wanjek and LiveScience

Pharmacies Mislead Teens on Morning-After Pill

Young women in areas where teen pregnancy rates are highest may struggle most in trying to get the morning-after pill, which can prevent ovulation--and thus pregnancy--after unprotected sex...

December 20, 2011 — Stephanie Pappas and LiveScience

U.S. Bests Canada in Lowering Child Flu Rates

A change in the U.S. flu shot policy for preschoolers has led to a 34 percent decline in flu cases for children ages two to four compared with their Canadian counterparts

September 20, 2011 — Christopher Wanjek and LiveScience
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