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Scientists create wiring diagram for mouse brain

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 01:01

This image provided by the Allen Institute for Brain Science on March 28, 2014 shows a top-down view of connections originating from different cortical areas of the mouse brain. The research published Wednesday, April 2, 2014 is the first brain-wide wiring diagram for a mammal at such a level of detail. While it does not reveal every connection between each of the rodent's 75 million brain cells, it shows how parts of the brain are connected. (AP Photo/Allen Institute for Brain Science)NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists have created a detailed, three-dimensional wiring diagram of the mouse brain. That should help researchers seek clues about how the human brain works in health and disease.


Lashing Out in Verse

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 01:00
Yahya Hassan, an angry 18-year-old immigrant poet, is having his moment in Denmark and beyond.
    

Former CIA official denies allegations on Benghazi

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 00:53

An unclassified talking points document is shown as former CIA Deputy Director Michael Morrell testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 2, 2014, before the House Intelligence Committee. Morrell, who edited the widely debunked talking points on the 2012 Benghazi attack, answered questions from the House intelligence committee in a rare open session. The hearing provides Morrell with a chance to explain why he deleted references to al-Qaida. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)WASHINGTON (AP) — The former deputy director of the CIA insisted on Wednesday that he didn't edit the widely debunked talking points on the 2012 Benghazi attack due to political pressure to protect President Barack Obama and onetime Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.


Barcelona given transfer ban by Fifa

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 00:53
Spanish champions Barcelona are given a 14-month transfer ban for breaking rules on signing international players under 18.
Categories: BBC World News

Machine Learning: Sweeping Away a Search History

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 00:51
A person’s online search history contains a wealth of personal information. Here are some tips to stem the flow.
    

Official: Weapon found linked to prosecutor death

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 00:48

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Kaufman County Sheriff's Office shows Assistant District Attorney Mark Hasse, 57, who was shot and killed on Jan. 31, 2013, in Kaufman, Texas. A dive team has recovered a weapon from a North Texas lake that authorities say was used in the fatal shooting of Hasse, authorities said Wednesday, April 2, 2104. (AP Photo/Kaufman County Sheriff, File)DALLAS (AP) — A dive team has recovered a weapon from a North Texas lake that authorities say was used in the fatal shooting of a prosecutor last year, authorities said Wednesday.


SA flavoured condoms to fight HIV

BBC World News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 00:41
South Africa's government will distribute coloured and flavoured condoms among students to end "condom fatigue", the health minister says.
Categories: BBC World News

Los Alamos resumes nuke waste shipments

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 00:34
LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — Los Alamos National Laboratory, which is under a tight deadline to get nuclear waste off its northern New Mexico campus before wildfire season peaks this summer, has begun trucking the remainder of the waste to Texas.

4Runner keeps rugged charm

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 00:31

This undated photo made available by Toyota shows the 2014 Toyota 4Runner. (AP Photo/Toyota)Thirty years after its U.S. debut as a utilitarian, four-wheel drive truck with a fiberglass cover on the back, the Toyota 4Runner remains a different kind of family sport utility vehicle.


Fact sheet: 2014 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4X4

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 00:30
2014 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4X4

Video: Times Minute | A Health Care Milestone

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 00:29
Today on the Minute, a look at how Tuesday’s health care milestone affects the health care debate and the expansion of Medicaid.
    

For many it's not too late to get health coverage

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 00:28

FILE - This March 31, 2014 file photo shows applicants waiting to be called during a health care enrollment event at the Bay Area Rescue Mission in Richmond, Calif. It’s not too late to get covered. A few routes remain open for those who missed the health care law’s big enrollment deadline. Millions may be eligible for a second chance to sign up for subsidized insurance. And people who get coverage after the deadline can still avoid, or at least reduce, the fine for going uninsured. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — It's not too late to get covered. A few routes remain open for those who missed the health care law's big enrollment deadline.


Lawyers: Marriage is for procreation potential

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 00:24
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Lawyers for an Oklahoma clerk who refused to grant a marriage license to a same-sex couple say marriage exists for its procreative potential and that the U.S. Supreme Court agrees.

White Pass - 4/2/2014 9:10:46 AM

White Pass Report - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 00:23
White Pass US12
4/2/2014 9:10:46 AM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast skies

Satus Pass - 4/2/2014 9:04:53 AM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 00:23
Satus Pass US97
4/2/2014 9:04:53 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather occur, weather reports will be updated promptly. Crews will keep an eye on forecasts, especially at higher elevations, and will be ready to treat and clear roadways if wintry weather returns. Drivers who travel mountain pass highways should always know before you go, drive for conditions and prepare for winter travel as short-term snow events can happen well into May.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 4/2/2014 9:12:40 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 00:23
Stevens Pass US2
4/2/2014 9:12:40 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather occur, weather reports will be updated promptly. Crews will keep an eye on forecasts, especially at higher elevations, and will be ready to treat and clear roadways if wintry weather returns. Drivers who travel mountain pass highways should always know before you go, drive for conditions and prepare for winter travel as short-term snow events can happen well into May.

Weather:


Blewett Pass - 4/2/2014 9:19:14 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 00:23
Blewett Pass US97
4/2/2014 9:19:14 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather occur, weather reports will be updated promptly. Crews will keep an eye on forecasts, especially at higher elevations, and will be ready to treat and clear roadways if wintry weather returns. Drivers who travel mountain pass highways should always know before you go, drive for conditions and prepare for winter travel as short-term snow events can happen well into May.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 4/2/2014 9:12:42 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 00:23
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
4/2/2014 9:12:42 AM

Temperature: 35 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry, wet in places. Monday through Thursday, during daylight hours, prepare for intermittent rolling slowdowns in both directions, from milepost 56, Gold Creek, to milepost 61, Price Creek. Monday through Friday night's traffic will be reduced to one lane in both directions.

Weather:
Scattered clouds

No immediate US tsunami threat from Chile quake

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 00:20
U.S. officials say they've found no threat of a tsunami along the coasts of Alaska, California, Oregon or Washington after a major earthquake near Chile, with danger to Hawaii limited to potentially strong currents at beaches.

Poll: Nationwide marijuana legalization inevitable

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 00:19

FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2013 file photo, a worker processes marijuana in the trimming room at the Medicine Man dispensary and grow operation in northeast Denver. Nationwide marijuana legalization seems inevitable to three-fourths of Americans, whether they support it or not, according to a new poll out Wednesday, April 2, 2014, by the Pew Research Center on the nation’s shifting attitudes about drug policy. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski, File)DENVER (AP) — Nationwide marijuana legalization seems inevitable to three-fourths of Americans, whether they support it or not, according to a new poll out Wednesday.