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New Pollution Rules Leave Utilities Frustrated, As Details Remain Up In Air

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 3:08pm

The Obama administration has proposed rules for limiting greenhouse gases, but many of the details must still be set by states, leaving utilities unsure about specifics they'll be expected to achieve.

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One Baby, Three Parents: Scientists Say Due Date Is In Two Years

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 2:27pm

A medical procedure uses material from three people to target problems in mitochondria, the energy-producing organelles that have their own DNA.

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Hydroponic Tomatoes May One Day Be Tastier Than Ones Grown Outside

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 11:39am

Advances in greenhouse technology have made growing flavorful tomatoes year-round easier. And scientists say climate change may soon make it harder to grow delicious tomatoes outdoors in fields.

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How Chocolate Might Save The Planet

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 6:03am

Honey is nature's gift. It's natural. Made by bees. Chocolate is the opposite, a great engineering creation that could, just possibly, just maybe, help save our planet.

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Playtime With Mom Helps Boost Toddlers' Under-Developed Brains

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 3:59am

Due to malnourishment, some 200 million toddlers in poor countries have under-developed brains. A study in the journal Science suggests more play time with mom can dramatically reverse the damage.

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How Atomic Particles Became The Smoking Gun In Wine Fraud Mystery

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 2:31am

By testing for radiation, detectives showed that wine bottles purportedly from Thomas Jefferson's collection were fake. And with wine fraud rising, authentication is getting even more sophisticated.

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