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Splenda: Not so sweet?

Splenda: Not so sweet? via Splenda: Not so sweet?. The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), a nonprofit food safety watchdog group, places many popular artificial sweeteners on their “avoid” list—including saccharin (the ingredient in Sweet ‘N Low), … Continue reading

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A patent on your DNA? What the Supreme Court ruling means for you

A patent on your DNA? What the Supreme Court ruling means for you – Vitals via A patent on your DNA? What the Supreme Court ruling means for you . By Maggie Fox, Senior Writer, NBC News Can someone else … Continue reading

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The Secret of the Seven Sisters – Special series

The Secret of the Seven Sisters – Special series – Al Jazeera English via <a On August 28, 1928, in the Scottish highlands, began the secret story of oil. Three men had an appointment at Achnacarry Castle – a Dutchman, … Continue reading

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Deformed otter penises raise concern for humans – Science

Deformed otter penises raise concern for humans – Science via Deformed otter penises raise concern for humans – Science. Endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) alter the hormone balance of humans and animals. An unborn fetus is particularly vulnerable to the effects of … Continue reading

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Pink stripe on illegal immigrants’ driver’s licenses considered in NC

via Pink stripe on illegal immigrants\’ driver\’s licenses considered in NC – U.S. News. “North Carolina should not be making it harder for aspiring citizens to integrate and contribute to our communities by branding them with a second-class driver’s license,” … Continue reading

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Scientists get worried when 4-pound goldfish is hauled from Lake Tahoe

Scientists get worried when 4-pound goldfish is hauled from Lake Tahoe – Science via Scientists get worried when 4-pound goldfish is hauled from Lake Tahoe – Science. The goldfish are just one of several species of invasive warm-water fishes in … Continue reading

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Nigerian farmer wins against Shell oil

Nigerian farmer wins against Shell oil – Al Jazeera Blogs via Nigerian farmer wins against Shell oil – Al Jazeera Blogs. 72 year old fish farmer Friday Akpan, from Akwa Ibom State, one of Nigeria’s richest oil producing states, was … Continue reading

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