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4 min ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

Ebola vaccine tests planned soon, NIH says

The National Institutes of Health will begin testing an experimental Ebola vaccine in people as early as September, the NIH announced Thursday.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, University of Texas Medical Branch, Immunology, Biology

4 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

Study traces dinosaur evolution into early birds

Scientists have mapped how a group of fearsome, massive dinosaurs evolved and shrank to the likes of robins and hummingbirds.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Paleontology

8 hrs ago | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Drought leads to high prices, low lakes

"It's just going crazy; people are starting to panic," said Arthur, the owner of Arthur & Orum Well Drilling Inc. "You go to the city, and some people don't know there's a drought," he told CNN.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Life, Vegetables, Lake Nacimiento, CA

12 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Kansas congressman hit by farmers' backlash

Eleven biofuel plants dot the vast expanse of western and central Kansas, where farm fields stretch to the horizon and corn and sorghum are the backbone of the rural economy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Kansas, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Agriculture

Wed Jul 30, 2014

KSWO

Pair of earthquakes shake part of central Oklahoma

The U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquakes struck shortly before noon Wednesday in the same general area about six miles northeast of Edmond and 18 miles north-northeast of Oklahoma City.

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Related Topix: Geology, Natural Disasters, Earthquake

KION 46

Is 2014 the deadliest year for flights?

In Ukraine, the shootdown of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on July 17 killed all 298 aboard.

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Related Topix: Mathematics, Buffalo, NY, Travel

Reuters

Book Talk: Paull's 'The Bees' looks at life inside the hive

Three years ago playwright Laline Paull began to notice bees in her garden in Sussex, southeast England.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Life, Food, Honey

Tri-cityherald.com

3 Putin allies among 8 hit with new EU sanctions

The EU measures were the first to target members of the Russian president's inner circle for Russia's actions in Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Civil Engineering

NBC29

More Road Signs Unveiled to Promote VA Wine

Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Todd Haymore unveiled the Southern Virginia Wine Region road signs this week at The Homeplace Vineyard in Chatham.

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Related Topix: Drink, Wine, Agriculture

SanLuisObispo.com

Florida official describes efforts, challenges in combating climate change

Kristin Jacobs, a Democrat, is also a member of President Barack Obama's task force on climate change, which recently offered a range of steps federal officials could take to reduce carbon pollution and mitigate the impacts of climate change.

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Related Topix: Florida, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Environment, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Alternative Energy, Energy

Banburycake.co.uk

What is causing a bit of a stink - Nasty whiff hangs over city and county

But nobody has claimed responsibility for the foul stench that swept across Oxford, said to be like cheesy Wotsits, feet, mouldy milk, manure and raw sewage.

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Related Topix: World News, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Weather, Agriculture,

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Debate on GMO labeling moves to Kansas House race

Incumbent U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo, a Republican who represents Kansas, introduced federal legislation in April that would prohibit states from requiring mandatory labeling of bio-engineered foods.

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Related Topix: Todd Tiahrt, US Politics, Representative Mike Pompeo, US News, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jerry Moran, Agriculture

WFAA-TV Dallas

5 food writers subpoenaed in 'pink slime' lawsuit

Several food writers, including a New York Times reporter, have been subpoenaed by a meat producer as part of its $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit against ABC in regards to the network's coverage of a beef product dubbed "pink slime" by critics.

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Related Topix: Food Science, Agriculture

WTOC-TV Savannah

Bumper crop of cucumbers? Here's what to do

Now's the time when your vegetable garden seems to start exploding with produce.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Avocado, New England, ND, Recipes

WECT-TV Wilmington

Healthy habits may slow cellular signs of aging

Exercise, a healthy diet and good sleep can protect the body against the negative effects of stress and slow down the aging process at a cellular level, researchers report.

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Related Topix: UC San Francisco, Genetics, Biology

Click Orlando

General Mills to demand suppliers cut greenhouse gases

So General Mills has unveiled a corporate policy that includes insisting that its suppliers take steps to cut greenhouse gas emissions as well as water usage.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture

Brandon Sun

New research: Carbon dioxide turns ocean water more acidic, posing risks to Alaska fisheries

The release of carbon dioxide into the air from factory smokestacks to the tailpipe on your car could pose a risk to red king crab and other lucrative fisheries in Alaska, a new report says.

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Related Topix: Oceanography

The Fresno Bee

Strong quake shakes Mexico's Gulf coast

The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude-6.3 quake was centered in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz, about 260 miles east-southeast of Mexico City.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Geology, World News, Mexico

Daily World

4.3 magnitude quake hits northern Oklahoma

The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.3 struck northern Oklahoma on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Geology, Earthquake, Natural Disasters

WMDT

WIC Goes From Paper To Plastic

The Division of Public Health Women, Infants, and Children program, better known as WIC, is making a big move from paper to plastic.

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Related Topix: Delaware, Delaware Government, Agriculture

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