Despite the sky-high salaries of Major League baseball players, the 6,000 non-union athletes who play in the minors are often paid less than minimum wage with no overtime. Some make as little as $6,500 over the entire season.
Some health advocates believe the public would eat healthier if they were informed just how much they'd have to exercise to work off a bowl of sugary cereal or a liter of cola.
A $1.5 million grant will allow researchers from a consortium of different schools develop body-degradable implants that can be calibrated to dissolve after a predetermined amount of time.
Today is the 658th anniversary of the most significant seismic event in the record history of Central Europe. A magnitude 7.0 earthquake decimated the Swiss town of Basel and leveled every church within 30 km.
Much is often said about America's growing racial diversity and its effect on the future of politics. Perhaps not enough is being said about the country's rapidly aging population.