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Study: Americans Less Fearful Of Storms Named After Women

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 4:23pm

People are less likely to seek shelter or otherwise prepare for storms given female names, researchers say. As a result, such storms result in nearly twice as many deaths as those with male names.

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Bursts Of Light Create Memories, Then Take Them Away

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 3:33pm

Scientists seem to have answered a fundamental question about the nature of memory. They have found compelling evidence that memories are made by strengthening connections between certain brain cells.

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With New EPA Rules, McCarthy Sees Economic Upside In Health Savings

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 3:22pm

For more on the new pollution regulations, Robert Siegel speaks with Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy about her agency's carbon emission plan.

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EPA Lays Out Centerpiece To Obama's Climate Change Policy

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 3:22pm

The Obama administration is announcing new pollution standards Monday. The rules, key elements of President Obama's climate change policy, may decide the fate of coal-fired power plants in the U.S.

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EPA Chief Claims Greenhouse Gas Rules Will Save Country Billions

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 2:30pm

EPA administrator Gina McCarthy calls new rules on greenhouse gas reduction perhaps the most significant in the agency's history.

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Jacques Cousteau's Grandson Plans To Spend A Month Underwater

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 12:27pm

Fabien Cousteau and a crew of five headed down to the underwater laboratory Aquarius, just off the Florida Keys, on Sunday. He and his team intend to stay submerged until July 2.

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EPA To Unveil New Proposal Targeting Greenhouse Gases

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 8:16am

The draft proposal from the Environmental Protection Agency has sparked opposition from industry groups who say the changes would be prohibitively expensive.

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