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Hawaii News: UH study shows farmers lost nearly $28 million from Kīlauea’s eruption

HONOLULU, HI – A University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa survey of farmers, ranchers and other agricultural producers on Hawaiʻi Island by the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) shows that recent eruptions of Kīlauea’s east rift zone have caused almost $28 million in damage. CTAHR agricultural economist Matthew Loke surveyed the damage. He … Continue reading Hawaii News: UH study shows farmers lost nearly $28 million from Kīlauea’s eruption

NEW YORK | Study: DNA websites cast broad net for identifying people

NEW YORK — About 60 percent of the U.S. population with European heritage may be identifiable from their DNA by searching consumer websites, even if they’ve never made their own genetic information available, a study estimates. And that number will grow as more and more people upload their DNA profiles to websites that use genetic … Continue reading NEW YORK | Study: DNA websites cast broad net for identifying people

LOS ANGELES | Study: Women make TV directing job gains, minorities lag

LOS ANGELES— A study says more women are being hired to direct TV series episodes, but progress for minority directors is lagging. The Directors Guild of America study released Wednesday says women directed a record 25 percent of episodic television in the 2017-18 season. That’s an increase of 4 percent from the previous season. African-Americans … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Study: Women make TV directing job gains, minorities lag

BERLIN | Mom was Neanderthal: Fossil shows mix of humankind’s cousins

BERLIN  — Scientists say they’ve found the remains of a prehistoric female whose mother was a Neanderthal and whose father belonged to another extinct group of human relatives known as Denisovans. The 90,000-year-old bone fragment found in southern Siberia marks the first time a direct offspring of these two groups has been discovered, according to … Continue reading BERLIN | Mom was Neanderthal: Fossil shows mix of humankind’s cousins