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Five years later, what were the effects of the BP oil spill?


Five years after a massive oil spill off the coast of Louisiana, the area is still grappling with the consequences. Continue reading

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Teens sue Oregon to stop climate change


The plaintiffs claim that the government is responsible for protecting the atmosphere under the Public Trust Doctrine. Continue reading

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This cement replacement absorbs CO2 like a sponge


In the midst of a failed experiment, inventor David Stone realized he may have accidentally created a new environmentally friendly material to replace cement. Continue reading

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How a small electrical jolt boosts the brain


A new process could “jump-start” brain functions, making them more effective. Continue reading

U.S. soldiers train foreign and local health workers in the management of Ebola at a treatment unit at Liberia's police academy in the capital Monrovia

Scientists develop Ebola-fighting robots


As the Ebola outbreak in Africa hits its one-year anniversary mark, researchers are exploring ways robots could help health care workers care for people who get sick. Continue reading

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