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climate change crime
Climate Change's Unexpected Consequence: Crime
Feb 23, 2014 20:10 PM E
Climate change is warming the globe, melting glaciers, and affecting our weather patterns and wildlife. But with the larger consequences come smaller ones too, including higher crime rates.
fertilizer
Fertilizing Our Crops With Urine: One Project Promises To Replace Chemicals With Sustainability
Jan 13, 2014 20:18 PM E
The Rich Earth Institute in Vermont has developed a sustainable approach to fertilizing crops with urine, which promises to get rid of the chemical fertilizers.
dog
Dogs Know What Their Owners' Faces Look Like: Recognition Explains Your Pup's Constant Eye Contact
Dec 18, 2013 17:27 PM E
It's well known that a dog will notice its owner before strangers, but is it because of their smell, or because they recognize their owner's face? According to a new study, dogs do indeed recognize their owners' faces, even when the face is just an image on a screen.
Rain on a Windshield
Tropical Storm Karen Expected To Hit Gulf Coast Saturday; Louisiana In "State Of Emergency"
Oct 03, 2013 19:23 PM E
A hurricane watch is in effect for parts of Louisiana and the Florida panhandle as Tropical Storm Karen makes its way north from Cuba.
Copper pipes
Copper Linked To Alzheimer's Disease: What Is The Real Risk Of Copper In Your Diet?
Aug 20, 2013 11:43 AM E
Copper is essential to normal bodily functions, but a new study shows that, over time, its accumulation in the brain could trigger the development of the toxic plaques that cause Alzheimer's.
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