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UTHealth researchers study impact of smoking ban in homeless shelter Instituting a partial smoking ban at a homeless shelter can lead to a reduction in expired carbon monoxide levels, an indicator of exposure to cigarette smoke, and may have positive effects on shelter residents' health, according to new research.
EurekAlert! | 6 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Brief intervention may prevent increased risk of depression in teens A low-cost, one-time intervention that educates teens about the changeable nature of personality traits may prevent an increase in depressive symptoms often seen during the transition to high school, according to new research published in Clinical Psychol
EurekAlert! | 6 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
NASA robotic probe slips into orbit around Mars By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL Fla (Reuters) - A NASA robotic spacecraft fired its braking rockets on Sunday, ending a 10-month journey to put itself into orbit around Mars and begin a hunt for the planets lost water. After traveling 442 million miles (71
Yahoo! News | 6 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Nasa's Maven spacecraft arrives in Mars orbit after 442m-mile journey Scientists hope Maven will find clues to the planets early history, including the possibility of harbouring life Continue reading...
The Guardian | 6 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
NASA Spacecraft Arrives at Mars to Probe Mysteries of Red Planet's Air After a 10-month journey through deep space, NASA's MAVEN probe arrived in Mars orbit late Sunday (Sept. 21), on a mission to help scientists figure out why the Red Planet changed from a relatively warm and wet place in the ancient past to the cold,
Yahoo! News | 7 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Maven Probe Fires Engines to Go Into Martian Orbit NASA says its Maven spacecraft has begun a crucial engine burn to enter Martian orbit and begin a mission to study the Red Planet's atmosphere.
MSNBC | 8 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Smartphone controlled light bulb that will last 25 years and even match its color to your mood launches after successful Kickstarter campaign A light bulb promised to be the 'world's smartest energy efficient' bulb has raised $1.3 million in crowdfunding in just six days.
Mail Online | 9 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Rockefellers, Heirs to an Oil Fortune, Will Divest Charity From Fossil Fuels The family whose legendary wealth flowed from Standard Oil is planning to rid its $860 million Rockefeller Brothers Fund of investments in companies trading in nonrenewable energy.
New York Times | 9 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
VIDEO: Global climate marches demand action Worldwide demonstrations ahead of a UN meeting in New York on how to reduce global carbon emissions attract hundreds of thousands of people, organisers say.
BBC News | 10 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Ants v humans Do all the world's ants really weigh as much as all the humans?
BBC News | 11 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend