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Satellite Spots More Potential Debris, But Still No Sure Sign Of Plane

It's déjà vu all over again in the more-than-two-week search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Today, like yesterday, Malaysian authorities announced that another satellite photographed suspected debris near the spot they believe the 777 went missing.

This time it was a French satellite that spotted an object of interest in the southern Indian Ocean.

Proponents of water birth say it's easier on the mother and more peaceful for the baby.

Don't Birth That Baby In A Tub, Doctors Say, But Midwives Disagree

Hospitals are increasingly giving women the option going through labor or giving birth in a pool of warm water. Laboring in the tub is fine, the nation's obstetricians and pediatricians say, but there's not enough proof that it's safe to actually give birth there.

The doctors' statement has raised eyebrows among nurse-midwives, who have been helping women deliver in water for decades in order to ease pain and speed delivery.

Before 1925, musicians like the Victor Orchestra, conducted by Rosario Bourdon, performed in front of a flared metal horn. An attached stylus would vibrate with the energy of the sound waves and etch them onto a wax rotating cylinder or disc — recording formats that are now very fragile.

Preserving Audio For The Future Is A Race Against Time

On the very first archaeological dig of her career, Andrea Berlin discovered the room of a house that somebody had lived in around 800 B.C. Talk about beginner's luck.

"I felt like a time traveler," she says.

Berlin is now a professor of archaeology at Boston University, where she teaches and studies ancient civilizations in the Mediterranean. She finds their sculptures and tools and lots of pottery — anything tangible and substantial enough to last two or three thousand years.

Syracuse's Trevor Cooney (10) shoots between Dayton's Devon Scott (second from left) and Dyshawn Pierre (right) as Khari Price (left) watches during the first half of a third-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Buffalo, N.Y.,  on Saturday.

Dayton Sends No. 3 Seed Syracuse Home Early In NCAA Tourney

In an NCAA men's tournament that has surprised many with early upsets, the University of Dayton kept the run going by taking out no. 3 seed Syracuse 55-53 on Saturday.

As SBNation reports, the win puts the Dayton Flyers into their first Sweet 16 since 1984.