Liane Russell, Who Studied Radiation’s Effects on Embryos, Dies at 95 Liane Russell, Who Studied Radiation’s Effects on Embryos, Dies at 95

Her findings led to cautions against X-rays for pregnant women. She also discovered that the presence of the Y chromosome meant a mammalian embryo was male.

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Jason Alexander Weighs In on Bidding War for 'Seinfeld' Post-Hulu Jason Alexander Weighs In on Bidding War for 'Seinfeld' Post-Hulu

Jason Alexander knows media companies are lining up to drop a gold mine for the rights to air "Seinfeld" reruns, but he's not too concerned about the final sale price ... for one very good reason. We ran into George Costanza at LAX and asked him…

today, 9:40
She Studies Sea Snakes by the Seafloor She Studies Sea Snakes by the Seafloor

Sea snakes are the most diverse group of marine reptiles in the world, but they are poorly understood and threatened by development. Blanche D’Anastasi is among the scientists working to save them.

today, 11:00
The Thick Gray Line: Forest Elephants Defend Against Climate Change The Thick Gray Line: Forest Elephants Defend Against Climate Change

If the species is wiped out by poachers, Africa’s vast rain forest will lose 7 percent of its carbon storage ability, scientists estimate.

today, 18:21
Pirates, Slavers and Poachers: Violence on the High Seas Pirates, Slavers and Poachers: Violence on the High Seas

“The Outlaw Ocean,” the journalist Ian Urbina’s chronicle of offshore crime, ranges from Somalia to the Philippines to the Antarctic.

today, 20:00
Planned Parenthood Withdraws From Title X Funding Planned Parenthood Withdraws From Title X Funding

Facing a federal rule that restricts referrals for abortion, the organization decided to reject government funding for family planning for low-income women.

today, 20:13
How to Survive a Hurricane as a Spider: Be Aggressive How to Survive a Hurricane as a Spider: Be Aggressive

A new study suggests that spider colonies with more aggressive females are more likely to survive after a hurricane passes through.

today, 17:00
Actress Who Billboard-Pitched Tyler Perry Lands Role on His Show Actress Who Billboard-Pitched Tyler Perry Lands Role on His Show

The actress who paid for a billboard to catch Tyler Perry's attention can now say it was worth every penny ... because she scored a gig on his new TV project. We broke the story ... Racquel Bailey told TMZ, despite receiving a light scolding from…

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