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Annan resigns as UN Syria envoy
The UN-Arab League special envoy to Syria, Kofi Annan, is leaving his post, saying increasing militarisation and lack of unity at the UN are...
- Greenland's ice 'melts in spurts'Ice loss from Greenland's vast sheet may happen mainly in short bursts, research suggests, meaning sea level changes are hard to predict.August-02-12 12:03:24 PM
- DNA clue to why women live longerScientists believe they have discovered a clue as to why women tend to live longer than men - by studying fruit flies.August-02-12 10:50:48 AM
- Cannibal spiders lay better eggsEating would-be mates could be the secret to a big brood for some spiders, according to a new study of pre-copulatory cannibalism.August-02-12 3:46:30 AM
- Stem cells drive tumour growthThree studies back the theory that tumour growth is fuelled by cancer stem cells.August-01-12 11:00:06 AM
- UK sub surveys deep ocean floorA British robotic sub has photographed a vast tract of deep ocean floor some 560km southwest of Lands End in great detail.August-01-12 10:15:39 AM
- Mangrove CO2 storage 'economic'Protecting mangroves to lock carbon away in trees may be an economic way to curb climate change, research suggests.August-01-12 8:45:31 AM
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Guantánamo Military Judge Grants ACLU’s Request to Argue Against Censorship of 9/11 Defendants’ Testimony
Ebola outbreak suspected among Uganda prisoners
The hospital at the center of an Ebola outbreak is dealing with 30 suspected cases, including five from Kibaale prison, a doctor said. At least 16...
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Ginormous Armed Robot Controlled by Phone
This 13-foot-tall robot looks like a killer, but responds to smiles.
Apps for Kids Keep Brain Juices FlowingEPA Radiation news
These interactive apps for kids are perfect fun for summer.
EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck and Congressmember Rodney Frelinghuysen Announce System to Treat Contaminated Ground Water at Rockaway Borough, NJ Superfund Site; Tour Six Superfund Sites in Morris and Essex Counties
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GOP ‘culture’ war: Dem delivers statement in Spanish at hearing for English-only bill proposed by House RepublicansGuardian UK
Syria crisis: Kofi Annan resigns as peace envoy
Kofi Annan announced his resignation as UN international envoy to Syria
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Obama Administration, Which Is Suing States Over Supposed Restrictions On Voting Rights, Sues In Ohio To Keep Military Voting DifficultHATE SANDWICH BONANZA
III-12-032: NRC to Hold Public Meeting to Discuss its Review of FENOCS Root Cause Analysis of Davis-Besse Shield Building Cracks
II-12-050: NRC Schedules Public Meeting Aug. 9 to Discuss Status of Inspections at Browns Ferry Nuclear Power PlantNew Scientist
Le Clos continues fine form
South African swimming sensation Chad le Clos has booked his place in the final of the men's 100m butterfly at the Olympic Games.
Despite Supreme Court ruling, many minors may stay in prison for life
By Suevon LeeProPublicaWhen Dennis Epps learned in June that the Supreme Court had struck down mandatory life without parole sentences for kids...
Capital Eye Opener, Aug. 2: The Internet's Future K Street Shop, Mitt's VP App, and Ad Spending DataOutlook
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The ’2045 Initiative’ Says Immortality Will Come Via Brain Computers And Hologram Bodies In 30 YearsPayvand Iran News
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After travelling 352 million miles, seven terrifying minutes will decide the fate of the £1.5bn Mars rover 'Curiosity'
Putin Regrets UN Envoy Annan’s Resignation
Russian President Vladimir Putin said he regrets Kofi Annan’s resignation from the post of the UN and Arab League special envoy on Syria, but said...
Onion Recalls Continue
Possible listeria contamination at a California plant that prepares onions for ready-to-eat or ready-to-cook foods has led to massive recalls of...
Toronto Public Health say they have received two reports of probable human cases of West Nile virus in the city. If confirmed, they would be the first human cases so far this year. Dr. Howard Shapiro, the associate medical officer of health in Toronto, ...
Stem cell findings point toward new cancer treatments - Los Angeles Times
When cancers are treated, tumors may shrink but then come roaring back. Now studies on three different types of tumors suggest a key reason why: The cancers are fueled by stem cells that chemotherapy drugs don't kill. The findings — made by independent ...
Exercise may fight depression in heart failure patients - Atlanta Journal Constitution
By Brenda Goodman, MA and Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD Exercise helps people with heart failure feel a bit better, physically and emotionally, a new study shows. It may also lower a person's risk of dying or winding up in the hospital.
By Alexandra Sifferlin | @acsifferlin | August 1, 2012 | + Skimping out on sleep won't just put you in a cranky mood. It may also reduce the effectiveness of vaccines, a new study from researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), ...
By Matt McMillen Aug. 2, 2012 -- People light up fewer cigarettes these days, but the number of cigars and the amount of pipe tobacco used for roll-your-owns smoked each year is on the rise. And, while the total amount of tobacco consumption continues ...
Arijit Guha, an Arizona State University graduate student, returned from a trip to India with a stomach ache and only one month later learned he had Stage IV colon cancer. As tough as his diagnosis was at the age of 30, learning that his insurance ...
(RTTNews) - Combining two breast cancer drugs that have traditionally been given as single treatments may prolong the life of patients, a new report from researchers at Loyola University Medical Center near Chicago says. Lead researcher Dr. Kathy ...
An evolutionary "loophole" might explain why males of many species live shorter lives than their female counterparts, a new study finds. The loophole lies in the mitochondria, the energy-generating parts of ou