Fred Bever

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Illicit Version Of Painkiller Fentanyl Makes Heroin Deadlier

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

U.S. drug officials have traced a sharp spike in the already climbing death toll from heroin overdoses to an additive โ€” acetyl fentanyl. The fentanyl is being cooked up in clandestine labs in Mexico.


'Deflate This': Patriots Fans Welcome Super Bowl Champs Home

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Thousands of people turned out to welcome the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots back to Boston on Wednesday. Fans braved cold temperatures and stood in piles of snow along the ...


Police Incorporate Marathon Bombing Manhunt Into Crisis Plan

Monday, April 14, 2014

Years of training helped save lives at last year's marathon, and it's an exemplary part of Boston history. The subsequent effort to capture the bombers leaves a legacy whose lessons are more complex.


Researchers Debate Effectiveness Of Snow Helmets

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

More Americans are wearing safety helmets when they ski or snowboard. The helmets prove their worth in preventing relatively minor injuries, and may help to reduce the severity of brain injuries.


Thanks To Parasites, Moose Are Looking More Like Ghosts

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

The news for moose is not good across the country's northern tier and in some parts of Canada. A recent and rapid decline of moose populations in many states may be linked to climate change, and to the parasites that benefit from it.

In Minnesota, moose populations have dropped ...


On A Rocky Maine Island, Puffins Are Making A Tenuous Comeback

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Rocky, windswept Eastern Egg Rock, about 6 miles off the coast of Maine, was once a haven for a hugely diverse bird population. But in the 1800s, fishermen decimated the birds' ranks โ€” for food and for feathers.

When ornithologist Stephen Kress first visited 40 years ago, the 7-acre ...