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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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Study gives new meaning to the term ‘bird brain’

Jun 14, 2016

June 14, 2016 - The macaw has a brain the size of an unshelled walnut, while the macaque monkey has a brain about the size of a lemon. Nevertheless, the macaw has more neurons in its forebrain - the portion of the brain associated with intelligent beha...

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Future summers could be hotter than any on record

Jun 14, 2016
Future summers could be hotter than any on record

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Global ethane concentrations rising again, says CU-Boulder-led study

Jun 14, 2016

June 14, 2016 - Global emissions of ethane, an air pollutant and greenhouse gas, are on the uptick again, according to a new study led by the University of Colorado Boulder. The team found that a steady decline of global ethane emissions following a p...

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Milky Way now hidden by light pollution from one-third of humanity

Jun 14, 2016

June 14, 2016 - The Milky Way, the brilliant river of stars that has dominated the night sky and human imaginations since time immemorial, is but a faded memory to one third of humanity and 80 percent of Americans, according to a new global atlas of li...

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New Nevada National Monument to be Rutted by Off-Road Desert Race

Jun 13, 2016

Washington, DC June 13, 2016 - Just days after President Obama designated the Basin and Range National Monument, his Bureau of Land Management agreed to redirect a major off-road race through its most rugged tracts, according to a complaint filed by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). The complaint charges the BLM with...

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HRC Statement on Tragic Shooting at Orlando Nightclub Serving LGBTQ Community

Jun 12, 2016

WASHINGTON June 12, 2016 - Today, the Human Rights Campaign -- the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization -- responded to media reports of a mass shooting at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. The club serves the area’s LGBTQ community and law enforcement are reporting the...

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Who’s the best-equipped superhero? Student research settles ‘superpower showdown’

Jun 10, 2016

June 10, 2016 - Seven years of student-led research into superheroes between 2009-2016 suggests Superman could be the best-equipped superhero of all, with a number of abilities including the 'Super Flare' attack and possession of high density muscle ti...

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Generating unclonable patterns to fight counterfeiting

Jun 10, 2016
Generating unclonable patterns to fight counterfeiting

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EPA Proposes Shocking Thousand-Fold Increase in Radioactivity Allowed in Drinking Water

Jun 10, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC, June 7, 2016 - Yesterday, the U.S. EPA quietly issued proposals to allow radioactive contamination in drinking water at concentrations vastly greater than allowed under the Safe Drinking Water Act. The new guidance would permit radiation exposures equivalent to 250 chest X-rays a year. Today, environmental groups called the proposal “shocking” and...

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