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New EWG Database Reveals 16,000 Foods That May Be Packaged with BPA

Jun 17, 2016

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2016 – For consumers who want to avoid bisphenol A, EWG today unveiled an easily searchable database of more than 16,000 food and beverage items that may come in cans, bottles or jars containing the hormone-disrupting chemical, better known as BPA. The list was compiled from a little-known food industry...

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A First: NASA Spots a Single Methane Leak — the Aliso Canyon Leak — from Space

Jun 17, 2016
A First: NASA Spots a Single Methane Leak — the Aliso Canyon Leak — from Space

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Analysis: U.S. Pet Trade Imports 6 Million Tropical Fish Exposed to Cyanide Poisoning Each Year

Jun 17, 2016
Analysis: U.S. Pet Trade Imports 6 Million Tropical Fish Exposed to Cyanide Poisoning Each Year

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Sleep Under the Stars During the Great American Campout: Kickoff June 25

Jun 16, 2016

RESTON, VA, June 16, 2016 - This summer, tens of thousands of Americans will unplug their devices and spend the night outside. That’s the simple idea behind the National Wildlife Federation’s 12th annual celebration of the outdoors, the Great American Campout.

In conjunction with Great Outdoors Month, the event encourages people of all ages to...

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Small Asteroid Is Earth’s Constant Companion

Jun 16, 2016

June 16, 2016 - A small asteroid has been discovered in an orbit around the sun that keeps it as a constant companion of Earth, and it will remain so for centuries to come. As it orbits the sun, this new asteroid, designated 2016 HO3, appears to circ...

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Shells of California mussels much thinner than 50 years ago

Jun 15, 2016
Shells of California mussels much thinner than 50 years ago

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Pandas and flowers feel climate heat

Jun 14, 2016
Pandas and flowers feel climate heat

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Foam explosion in super slow motion (video)

Jun 14, 2016

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2016 — You might have seen this wacky experiment in a chemistry class or on late-night TV. Dropping a mixture into some hydrogen peroxide produces a huge foamy flume. But what's actually causing that big mess? Turns out it's a great illustration of a key concept in chemistry.

In this week's...

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Geohazard: Giant sinkholes near West Texas oil patch towns are growing — as new ones lurk

Jun 14, 2016
Geohazard: Giant sinkholes near West Texas oil patch towns are growing — as new ones lurk

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50 Years of ‘Read Him His Rights’: Miranda Decision Revolutionized Criminal Law

Jun 14, 2016

June 13, 2016 - You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law.

You have the right to an attorney. If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be appointed for you.


Familiar as these phrases are to any viewer of an American...

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