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Stanford scholar discovers previously unknown Magna Carta scribe

Sep 2, 2015
Stanford scholar discovers previously unknown Magna Carta scribe

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50 Groups Call On Federal Insurance Office to Review Affordability of Auto Insurance in Low-Wealth Communities

Sep 1, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC, Sept. 1, 2015 - The Federal Insurance Office (FIO) must establish a strong affordability standard for low- and moderate-income Americans, according to nearly 50 organizations from 23 states and DC that jointly submitted comments to FIO Monday. The groups called on FIO to move forward with its proposal to collect data directly...

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Climate change will irreversibly force key ocean bacteria into overdrive

Sep 1, 2015

September 1, 2015 - Imagine being in a car with the gas pedal stuck to the floor, heading toward a cliff's edge. Metaphorically speaking, that's what climate change will do to the key group of ocean bacteria known as Trichodesmium, scientists have disc...

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Seabird SOS: New study estimates that almost all seabirds have eaten plastic

Aug 31, 2015
Seabird SOS: New study estimates that almost all seabirds have eaten plastic

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What is a “complete breakfast”? (video)

Aug 31, 2015

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31, 2015 — It's the most important meal of the day. Or is it? Breakfast has been the topic of much debate. For years, we were told to eat a complete breakfast. But what does that even mean? Should a complete breakfast include eggs, or should you avoid them altogether? Does any...

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Asteroid Deflection: Science Fiction or Reality?

Aug 31, 2015
Asteroid Deflection: Science Fiction or Reality?

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EPA’s Fracking Study Draws Criticism from the Public

Aug 28, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC, Aug. 28, 2015 - Today is the deadline to submit public comments to the Environmental Protection Agency in response to their highly controversial study about fracking’s impact on drinking water. Food & Water Watch, Environmental Action, Breast Cancer Action and other advocacy groups delivered nearly 100,000 comments asking the EPA to redo...

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Predicting who will murder his wife or his family

Aug 28, 2015

CHICAGO, Aug. 25, 2015 - Murderers who kill intimate partners and family members have a significantly different psychological and forensic profile from murderers who kill people they don’t know, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study that examined the demographics, psychiatric history and neuropsychology of these individuals.

The new knowledge about murderers who commit what...

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US scientists warn leaders of dangers of thawing permafrost

Aug 28, 2015

August 28, 2015 - As President Obama and high-level representatives of other nations converge in Anchorage, Alaska on August 30-31 for the Conference on Global Leadership in the Arctic: Cooperation, Innovation, Engagement and Resilience (GLACIER), host...

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Can’t be without your smartphone? You may be a nomophobe

Aug 27, 2015

AMES, IA, Aug. 26, 2015 - If you’re wondering how to respond to that question, an Iowa State University study can help you find the answer. ISU researchers have developed a questionnaire to help you determine if you suffer from nomophobia or a fear of being without your mobile phone.

Caglar Yildirim, lead author...

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