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Consumer Reports Shines Light on Car Insurance Quote Secrecy, Prices Are Rife With Inequities and Unfair Practices

Jul 31, 2015

YONKERS, NY, July 30, 2015 - The amounts drivers pay for their car insurance premiums are based on confounding algorithms that increasingly have more to do with socioeconomic factors than driving habits, according to extensive research conducted by Consumer Reports.

The organization, w­hich believes that knowledge about the going rate of any product or service...

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When cars and wildlife collide: Virtual reality could prevent real-life road accidents

Jul 29, 2015
When cars and wildlife collide: Virtual reality could prevent real-life road accidents

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Storm surge, high rainfall and rising sea levels provide a devastating 1,2,3 ‘compound flooding’ punch to US coastal cities

Jul 28, 2015

TAMPA, FL, July 27, 2015 - Scientists at the University of South Florida's College of Marine Science investigating the increasing risk of 'compound flooding' for major U.S. cities have found that flooding risk is greatest for cities along the Atlantic ...

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Your Cat Is Talking To You, But What Are They Saying?

Jul 24, 2015

July 23, 2015 - Yes, you read the title right. If you have a cat, it's trying to send you signals via meowing, rubbing, and purring. But what are they saying? Learn how to interpret your feline friend in this installment of "The Science of Us." For mo...

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Cruelty to Endangered Orca Nets Lawsuit Against Miami Seaquarium

Jul 24, 2015
Cruelty to Endangered Orca Nets Lawsuit Against Miami Seaquarium

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Stanford researchers find mental health prescription: Nature

Jul 22, 2015

June 30, 2015 - Feeling down? Take a hike.

A new study finds quantifiable evidence that walking in nature could lead to a lower risk of depression.

Specifically, the study, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, found that people who walked for 90 minutes in a natural area, as opposed to participants who...

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Climate change reduces coral reefs’ ability to protect coasts

Jul 22, 2015
Climate change reduces coral reefs’ ability to protect coasts

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Shallow fracking raises questions for water, new Stanford research shows

Jul 22, 2015
Shallow fracking raises questions for water, new Stanford research shows

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New source of lead in drinking water identified: Galvanized steel pipe coatings

Jul 22, 2015
New source of lead in drinking water identified: Galvanized steel pipe coatings

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Global warming’s record-breaking trend continues

Jul 22, 2015
Global warming’s record-breaking trend continues

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