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  1. Emails show a collusiona between EPA, environmental lobby: watchdogRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Washington Times

    The EPA and environmental groups are exceptionally close for a government agency and lobby groups, with a revolving door and pressure from the groups often shaping EPA's policies, according to a new report from a conservative watchdog group based on emails obtained in a yearslong battle with the agency. The report, which details what the Energy & Environment Legal Institute terms "collusion" between the Environmental Protection Agency and eco-friendly groups, is also a study in the way E&E used open records laws to force transparency on a secretive agency.

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  2. Here's Why Disney Characters Rarely Have MothersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Switched

    If you've ever wondered why so many Disney characters were lacking in the mom department or pondered why mommy dearest was introduced only to bite the big one moments later, there's a very logical explanation -- and it's not just about reducing you to a sniveling sack of tears. "I'll give you two stories that are the reasons.

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  3. Mandatory food labeling makes sense: Guest opinionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    In recent decades businesses have begun to alter the genes of certain foods using chemical techniques in order to increase crop yields, resistance to pesticides and also profits. I have no problem with this.

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  4. WelO5: New Halogenation Enzyme DiscoveredRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

    Molecules containing carbon-halogen bonds are produced naturally across all kingdoms of life and constitute a large family of natural products with a broad range of biological activities. The presence of halogen substituents in many bioactive compounds has a profound influence on their molecular properties and a goal of chemical science has been to find the late-stage, site-specific incorporation of a halogen atom into a complex natural product by replacing an spA3 C-H bond with a C-X bond .

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  5. Burger King wants Hawaii needle lawsuit dismissedRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... of anti-smoking initiatives that... A federal agency is calling on museums and schools to change the way they do science demonstrations in light of a fire that injured 13 people, most of them children, earlier this month at a Reno museum. A federal ...

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  6. Geant4 developments and applicationsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Nuclear Science, IEEE Transactions on , Vol. 53, No. 1. , pp. 270-278, doi:10.1109/tns.2006.869826 To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.

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  7. Assessing First-Order Emulator Inference for Physical Parameters in Nonlinear Mechanistic ModelsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | CiteULike

    In Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics, Vol. 16, No.

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  8. 'Slender Man' Judge Says 'Reason to Doubt' Girl's Competency for TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KSFO-AM San Francisco

    A Wisconsin judge said Monday "there is reason to doubt" the competency of a 12-year-old girl to go on trial for allegedly stabbing a classmate 19 times to please the fictional character "Slender Man." The judge ordered Anissa Weier to undergo a 30-day psychological evaluation to determine her competency.

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  9. Utah football: Utes lose Jason Whittingham for about two monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    The return of Gionni Paul and a demonstration of versatility from Nate Orchard could not have come at a better time for Utah. The Salt Lake Tribune has learned that Utah will likely be without the honorable mention All-Pac-12 linebacker for about two months after an apparent wrist injury he sustained against Fresno State.

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  10. Taxi! Seeking women to drive for female passengersRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... of anti-smoking initiatives that... A federal agency is calling on museums and schools to change the way they do science demonstrations in light of a fire that injured 13 people, most of them children, earlier this month at a Reno museum. A federal ...

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  11. ExcimersRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Reports on Progress in Physics , Vol. 38, No. 8. , 903, doi:10.1088/0034-4885/38/8/001 To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.

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  12. First U.S. airstrikes in expanded Iraq fightRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | KAUZ

    ... of anti-smoking initiatives that... A federal agency is calling on museums and schools to change the way they do science demonstrations in light of a fire that injured 13 people, most of them children, earlier this month at a Reno museum. A federal ...

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  13. New Artesyn Embedded Technologies Server Blade Optimized for Network...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    The power of the new Intel Xeon processor family combined with the blade's high speed data paths between processors, up to 512 GB DDR4 memory and I/O enables short response times for database access and accelerated pattern matching, and can also help optimize routing decisions in virtualized network environments. Artesyn's optional hardware accelerators, directly connected to the processors, can accelerate encryption/decryption algorithms and can greatly enhance throughput of encrypted data in security applications.

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  14. Busboys, You Might Be Out Of A Job Thanks To Boris 2Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Inventor Spot

    ... more impressive than you'd think. Earlier this month, a robot by the name of Boris 2 made its debut at the British Science Festival in Birmingham. The result of five years and $570,000 worth of research, the robot manages to solve one of the oldest ...

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  15. Bountiful harvestRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Wisconsin farmers are expected to harvest bumper corn and soybean crops despite a late start to the growing season, and provided the first killing frost doesn't come too soon. Nearly three quarters of the state's corn crop was reported in good to excellent condition as of Sunday, the National Agricultural Statistics Service office in Madison said Monday.

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  16. Where to find inspections of gas stations, convenience storesWhere to ...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Where to find inspections of gas stations, convenience stores Here's where to find inspection reports for gas stations, convenience stores and similar places that serve food. Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1tYeD47 St. Petersburg, Florida -- Several 10 News viewers have contacted the station looking for health inspection reports from some of their favorite places to eat.

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  17. City Club do-gooders want property taxes raised - despite effect on low-income peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    The CCP's endorsement of the proposed Parks bond measure was, no doubt, made with good intentions - the same material used to pave the road to hell. The CCP and many others in our community have a habit of always supporting "good causes" by raising property taxes and mandatory fees WITHOUT any concern or data which would explain the effects on the low-income who are not members of the CCP.

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  18. West Nile Virus confirmed near Carson CityRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

    The Nevada Department of Agriculture has confirmed the presence of West Nile Virus in Carson City. According to Epidemiologist Dustin Boothe, the mosquitos that tested positive were located in a pool of fresh water located on the eastern part of the Carson river.

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  19. MYOB adds Miraka data feeds to rural networkRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Scoop

    New Zealand's leading accounting solutions provider MYOB has boosted its rural service with the addition of data feeds from Miraka Limited . Miraka is a Maori-owned dairy company located near Taupo which processes whole milk powder for sale in Vietnam, China, Middle East and South America.

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  20. Southland swede group underwayRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Scoop

    ... Beef+Lamb NZ and PGG Wrightson Seeds. It will also bring in specialist advisors on veterinary pathology and plant science. DairyNZ has already sent an email survey to more than 2,600 Southland and South Otago farmers seeking information on whether ...

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