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A book tracks down every ingredient in a Twinkie, shows how it is made and looks into how every part of it is made. It's the ultimate application of food science.

New listings, pending sales, and prices are all on the decline after a two-year frenzy in the market. In October 2022, home sales fell to 439,596—a year-over-year decline of nearly 30%—while the median time spent on the market is now 35 days, versus just 15 in June and July of 2021. Few plac…

Last week, the average interest rate on 10-year fixed-rate private student loans moved up. Yet for many borrowers, it could be a good time to apply for a private student loan. Rates are still relatively low. The average fixed interest rate on a 10-year private student loan was 7.52% from November 28 to December 3. […]

The Bannon family had just arrived in Hawaii, and they weren’t at the beach, looking for sea turtles or heading to a luau. They were at Pearl Harbor on a sunny September day.

Because airport security often features long lines and inconvenient, intrusive requirements, a steadily-increasing number of travelers have turned to TSA PreCheck to make the process faster and easier. For new applicants, the TSA PreCheck fee costs $85. Renewal costs $70 online and an approval for PreCheck lasts five years. What Is TSA PreCheck? TSA PreCheck […]

 If you are flying for the holiday season, a new report claims that the west coast is going to give you the best airport experience. Buzz60’s Keri Lumm reports. 

Social media users are reporting a rash of COVID-19 cases in schools and businesses across China after the ruling Communist Party loosened anti-virus rules as it tries to reverse a deepening economic slump. Official data showed a fall in new cases, but those no longer cover big parts of the population after this week’s decision to end mandatory testing for many people. That was part of dramatic changes aimed at gradually emerging from “zero-COVID” restrictions that sparked protests and demands for President Xi Jinping to resign. Social media users in Beijing and other cities said coworkers or classmates were ill and some businesses closed due to lack of staff.

Scientists have discovered the oldest known DNA and used it to reveal what life was like 2 million years ago in the northern tip of Greenland. Today, it’s a barren Arctic desert. But back then it was a lush landscape of trees and vegetation with an array of animals, even the now extinct mastodon. The study published Wednesday looks at environmental DNA — bits of genetic material that organisms leave in their surroundings. By studying these tiny pieces, scientists found an unusual mix of species, with reindeer and geese perhaps living alongside mastodons.

THURSDAY, Dec. 8, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Among men aged 18 to 49 years who are eligible for the JYNNEOS vaccine, mpox incidence is considerably higher among unvaccinated persons versus those who received one or two vaccine doses, according to research published in the Dec. 9 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

THURSDAY, Dec. 8, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- About 10 percent of deaths among ever-employed persons aged 15 years and older were associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in 2020, according to research published in the Dec. 9 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

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