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Can Peru stop ethical chocolate from destroying the Amazon? NGOs allege illegal deforestation of primary rainforest to plant cacao and oil palm Continue reading...
The Guardian | Apr 17, 2015 11:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Scientists: 3 wolves remain at Isle Royale National Park TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) The gray wolves of Isle Royale National Park, which scientists have studied closely for more than half a century along with the moose on which they feed, are on the verge of disappearing as the most recent census showed that only
Yahoo! News | Apr 17, 2015 11:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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HBO issues takedown notices after Twitter app Periscope broadcasted Game of Thrones HBO has sent takedown notices to Periscope after users of the Twitter-owned live-streaming app were using it to broadcast the fifth-season premiere of Game of Thrones on Sunday night.
Mail Online | Apr 17, 2015 11:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Kids with ADHD must squirm to learn, study says Excessive movement common among children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is actually vital to how they remember information and work out complex cognitive tasks, a new study shows. The findings show the longtime prevailing methods for helpin
Science Daily | Apr 17, 2015 11:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Researchers make key malarial drug-resistence finding A molecular mechanism responsible for making malaria parasites resistant to artemisinins, the leading class of antimalarial drugs, has been discovered by researchers. Artemisinins are powerful drugs that have the most rapid action of all current drugs aga
Science Daily | Apr 17, 2015 11:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Understanding thermo-mechanical properties of a new class of materials Scientists describe how an accurate statistical description of heterogeneous particulate materials, which is used within statistical micromechanics theories, governs the overall thermo-mechanical properties.
Science Daily | Apr 17, 2015 10:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New research shows how to tackle obesity One size does not fit all when it comes to tackling obesity, according to a new study. Researchers looking at how to tackle England's country's obesity issue and found that currently individuals are often treated the same regardless of how healthy they ar
Science Daily | Apr 17, 2015 10:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Devices or divisive: Mobile technology in the classroom Little is known about what teachers think about how mobile technology in the classroom will affect the development of students' non-cognitive skills, such as empathy, self-control, problem solving, and teamwork.
Science Daily | Apr 17, 2015 10:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Real-time' feedback, 'pay for performance' improve physician practice, hospital safety Hospitals may reach higher safety and quality levels with programs that give physicians real-time feedback about evidence-based care and financial incentives for providing it, research shows.
Science Daily | Apr 17, 2015 10:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Seafood samples had no elevated contaminant levels from oil spill, study shows Following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in 2010, many people were concerned that seafood was contaminated by either the oil or dispersants used to keep the oil from washing ashore. A new study found that all seafood tested so far has shown remarkably lo
Science Daily | Apr 17, 2015 10:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend