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Beating Summer Heat in New York

NYC Summer Heat Deaths to See 22 Percent Jump

Overall, the new temperature norms under climate change would lead to a rise in weather-related deaths in New York by 2020s, according to the new findings.

Foldable Computers and Smartphones? Yes, With New Inkjet-Applied Material [VIDEO]

A research team has developed a type of ink that could lead to inkjet-printed graphene, an extremely thin layer of carbon-based graphite that's conductive and held together in a pliable lattice structure.

Singer Mary J. Blige faces $3.4 Million More in Unpaid Taxes

The Grammy award winner was slapped with a tax lien by the Internal Revenue Service, which claims she avoided paying income taxes for 2009, 2010 and 2011, for a total bill of $3,426,255.43.

New Breakthrough Fabric Means No More Sweaty Underarms [VIDEO]

Bioengineers at the University of California, Davis have announced a new kind of fabric that, instead of absorbing moisture, works like human skin in deflecting droplets of sweat, which then simply roll away.

Medal of Freedom for Sally Ride, First U.S. Woman, Youngest and Admitted Gay Astronaut in Space

"We remember Sally Ride not just as a national hero, but as a role model to generations of young women," President Obama said in a statement. "Sally inspired us to reach for the stars."

First British Astronaut to Visit Space Station in 2015 [VIDEO]

Peake's six-month mission aboard the ISS, as a flight engineer with the orbiting lab's Expedition 46 and 47 crews, may well include spacewalks, wrangling visiting robotic spacecraft and overseeing space experiments.

Californians Could Vote on Drug Tests for Doctors

The idea is spearheaded by Bob Pack, a former AOL and NetZero executive whose 10-year-old son and 7-year-old daughter were struck and killed by a driver under the influence of alcohol and prescription pills.

Study: Bunions Linked to Parents

In a study published in the May issue of the journal Arthritis Care & Research, researchers determined people of European descent often inherit toe deformities including bunions.

Coffee Linked to Lower Rates of Liver Disease

The findings indicate regular consumption of coffee is linked to a reduced risk of a rare autoimmune liver disease called PSC, a progressive condition that can lead to liver failure.

Dolphins Find a Howell, Navy's First Self-Propelled Torpedo

The two enlisted mammals, Ten and Spetz, found only the second Howell torpedo known to still exist, off the San Diego coast. Fifty Howells were made between 1870 to 1889.

Russian Animal Orbiter Returns --- With Most Critters Dead

Roscosmos, Russia's Federal Space Agency, launched 45 mice, eight Mongolian gerbils, 15 geckos, a handful of snails and numerous other species to test how long stretches in a zero-gravity environment affect living creatures.

All Winning Powerball Jackpot Numbers Picked By One Ticket in Florida

The identity of the jackpot winner was not immediately made public and O'Connell, speaking to the just hours after Saturday's drawing, did not indicate whether anyone had already stepped forward with the winning ticket.

One in Five U.S. Youth Suffers Mental Illness - 11 Warning Signs

The agency's first comprehensive analysis of disorders among youth aged 3 to 17 revealed childhood mental illness affects up to one in five children and costs $247 billion per year.

Seven of 10 Women Would Choose Preventative Double Mastectomy Like Angelina Jolie, But 'Hold On' Say Docs

A survey by market research company YouGov suggests seven out of 10 women in Great Britain would opt for the same procedure if tests showed they too had a high chance of developing breast cancer.

Fish Worldwide Seek Cooler Ocean Waters and Seafood Menus Change

The study raises concerns climate change is emptying the warmer tropics of many of the fish populations that communities in those areas count on a sources of income as well as nutrition.

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