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ADHD diagnoses on the rise

3:30 AM 04/02/2013

New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal that 11 percent of American school-age children have received a medical diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), prompting concerns among doctors that the condition is being over-diagnosed, The New York Times reports.

Global warming helpful to archaeologists

12:51 PM 03/22/2013

Archaeologists working on glaciers in Southern Norway said on Thursday that global warming provides an exciting opportunity for archaeological discoveries. In 2011, archaeologists found a pre-Viking tunic. According to Reuters, Carbon dating revealed that the tunic was made around 300 AD.

Ohio judge rules speed cameras a ‘scam’

4:26 PM 03/11/2013

A Hamilton County, Ohio judge condemned an ordinance that would allow Elmwood Place, a suburb of Cincinnati, to install speed cameras.  The judge characterized the the speed cameras as unfair, invalid and unenforceable, according to USA Today.

Global temperatures warmest in 4,000 years

3:16 PM 03/08/2013

Scientists announced Thursday that current global temperatures are warmer than any time in the last 4,000 years. New research also suggests that temperatures will likely surpass levels unseen since before the first ice age, the New York Times reports.