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What makes fireflies glow? (video)

Jul 2, 2015

July 1, 2015 - As fireflies are delighting children across the country with their nighttime displays, scientists are closing in on a better understanding of how the insects produce their enchanting glow. They report in the Journal of the American Chemical Society new evidence of how the beetles' chemistry works. Their findings could apply...

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Analyses of carbon emissions may be misleading as they fail to include the impacts of policies such as trading schemes, emission caps or quotas

Jul 1, 2015
Analyses of carbon emissions may be misleading as they fail to include the impacts of policies such as trading schemes, emission caps or quotas

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The Mediterranean Sea classified as the sixth highest region for the accumulation of plastic debris on the planet

Jun 30, 2015
The Mediterranean Sea classified as the sixth highest region for the accumulation of plastic debris on the planet

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Man-made gas drilling, not an earthquake, responsible for continuing Indonesian mud volcano disaster

Jun 30, 2015
Man-made gas drilling, not an earthquake, responsible for continuing Indonesian mud volcano disaster

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Las Vegas Butterfly Gains 5,214 Acres of Protected Critical Habitat Under Endangered Species Act

Jun 29, 2015
Las Vegas Butterfly Gains 5,214 Acres of Protected Critical Habitat Under Endangered Species Act

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The chemistry of grilling (video)

Jun 29, 2015

WASHINGTON, June 29, 2015 — If you're firing up the barbecue this week for an Independence Day cookout, you don't want to miss this week's Reactions video. We've got chemistry knowledge that will impress your guests like, "Why is red meat red?"

You'll also learn about the amazing Maillard reaction that turns that red...

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Women on the $10? These Eight Women Could Fill the Bill

Jun 25, 2015
Women on the $10? These Eight Women Could Fill the Bill

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Countering utility claims, report says solar panel owners provide net benefits

Jun 24, 2015

BOSTON, MA, June 24, 2015 – Homes and businesses with solar panels deliver more benefits than they receive through programs like net metering, a report said today, countering increasing complaints from utilities that solar homeowners don’t pay their fair share.

“While some utilities claim they’re subsidizing solar panel owners, our report shows the opposite is...

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Environmental, Farmer, and Consumer Groups Demand Higher Standards for Genetically Engineered (GE) Crop Regulations

Jun 22, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC, June 22, 2015 - Today, nearly 40 organizations and businesses, representing millions of consumer and farmer members across the country, submitted recommendations to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)’s regarding the agency’s potential changes to biotechnology regulations under the Plant Protection Act (PPA). The groups...

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Texas Becomes 10th State to Ban Trade of Shark Fins

Jun 22, 2015

AUSTIN, TX, June 22, 2015 - On Saturday, June 20, Texas became the 10th U.S. state to ban the trade of shark fins, when Gov. Greg Abbott signed H.B. 1579 into law, introduced by Rep. Eddie Lucio III (D-District 38). This law ensures that Texas will no longer participate in the global fin trade...

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