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Weekend happiness, unemployment blues: Even out of work like their free...

Weekends are the best days of the week, not only for workers, but also for the unemployed because they can spend more time with...

Supercomputers Join Search for ‘Cheapium’

In the search for cheaper materials that mimic their purer, more expensive counterparts, researchers are abandoning hunches and intuition for theoretical models and pure...

Mixed race people viewed as members of their lower-status parent group

The centuries-old “one-drop rule” assigning minority status to mixed-race individuals appears to live on in our modern-day perception and categorization of people like Barack...

Like salmon and sea turtles, mother sharks ‘home’ to their birthplace...

Research conducted in Bimini in The Bahamas spanning almost two decades shows that female lemon sharks that were born there returned 15 years later...

Pentagon: Climate change challenges ability to fulfill future missions

The effects of climate change are already evident at Defense Department installations in the United States and overseas, and DOD expects climate change to...

Warehouse jobs are no path to the middle class

When President Barack Obama visited an Amazon.com shipping facility in Chattanooga, Tenn., earlier this year — part of a tour titled “A Better Bargain...

EPA Proposes Carbon Pollution Standards for New Power Plants

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today proposed Clean Air Act standards to cut carbon pollution from new power plants in order to combat...

3 questions on the history of chemical-weapons bans

The ongoing civil war in Syria has focused global attention on the use of chemical weapons — and the long-running efforts by the international...

What you think you know about the 2012 U.S. presidential race...

Republican nominee Mitt Romney didn't lose the 2012 presidential election because he was too conservative. His infamous remark about not feeling responsible for 47...

Tea Party: A hidden agenda of Obama’s opposition?

Is the US Tea Party movement a racial backlash against President Obama? A new study by Angie Maxwell from the University of Arkansas, and...

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