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Andrew Birley first visited Vindolanda, a Roman fort near the Scottish border, when he was still in his mother's womb. Now, he's the latest Birley to lead excavations at the site rich in artifacts.
Women with dense breasts are more likely to get cancer and less likely to catch it early on a mammogram. But degree of density matters too, a study finds, as do other factors like family history.
The Bradford boasted sweet flesh so coveted, 19th-century growers turned to guns and poison to thwart thieves. The melon all but vanished by the 1920s. Now a descendant of its creator is reviving it.
The national strategy addresses the alarming decline in honeybee populations. It calls for more bee habitat and more research into ways to protect bees from disease and pesticides.
Giving an update on Sunday's violence, Waco Police Sgt. Patrick Swanton dismisses media reports that law enforcement officers had killed four bikers.