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Leaked Encyclical Highlights Growing Resistance To Pope's Reform Agenda

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 3:05pm

A draft of Pope Francis' encyclical on climate climate change was leaked Wednesday before its scheduled release.

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Red Crabs Invade Southern California Beaches In Search Of Warm Water

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 3:05pm

Due to warm ocean temperatures, tens of thousands of red crabs are invading beaches in Southern California.

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Why Some Teen Brains May Be Hardwired To Make Risky Choices

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 12:55pm

Individual differences in the brain's working memory could help explain why some teens are especially impulsive about sex. Having engaged parents helps reduce the risk.

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To Tackle Food Waste, Big Grocery Chain Will Sell Produce Rejects

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 12:45pm

If fruits and vegetables don't measure up to cosmetic standards, they're often plowed under in the field. One company wants to help change that by creating a market for less-than-perfect produce.

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NASA Satellites Show World's Thirst For Groundwater

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 12:02pm

New data suggest that many regions in the world are overusing their underground water supplies. And researchers aren't sure how much remains.

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Updated Training Of Birth Control Counselors Boosts Use Of IUDs

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 8:35pm

And when the use of intrauterine devices and hormonal implants by young women goes up, the number of unplanned pregnancies sharply drops, researchers find.

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