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5:20 am
Thu December 18, 2014

Research Examines Character Concerns Versus Performance In The NFL

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5:11 am
Thu December 18, 2014

Citing Heath, Environment Concerns, New York Moves To Ban Fracking

Originally published on Thu December 18, 2014 7:24 am

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3:36 am
Thu December 18, 2014

Arctic Is Warming Twice As Fast As Anyplace Else On Earth

A lone polar bear poses on a block of arctic sea ice in Russia's Franz Josef Land.
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Originally published on Thu December 18, 2014 5:11 am

The latest word from scientists studying the Arctic is that the polar region is warming twice as fast as the rest of the planet. And researchers say the trend isn't letting up. That's the latest from the 2014 Arctic Report Card — a compilation of recent research from more than 60 scientists in 13 countries. The report was released Wednesday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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Shots - Health News
12:06 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

Behind The Scenes At The Lab That Fingerprints Microbiomes

Rob Knight, co-founder of the American Gut Project at the University of Colorado in Boulder, works in the lab where the samples are processed.
The American Gut Project

The gut microbiome may soon reveal important answers to questions about our health. But those answers aren't yet easy to spot or quick to obtain.

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Health
5:02 pm
Tue December 16, 2014

Abuse Of Synthetic Drugs Declines Across U.S.

Originally published on Tue December 16, 2014 6:29 pm

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