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New laws threaten Brazil's unique ecosystems

Brazil's globally significant ecosystems could be exposed to mining and dams if proposals currently being debated by the Brazilian Congress go ahead, according to researchers publishing in the journal Science this w ...

dateNov 06, 2014 in Environment
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Hackers target Ukraine's election website

Hackers attacked Ukraine's election commission website Saturday on the eve of parliamentary polls, officials said, but they denied Russian reports that the vote counting system itself had been put out of ...

dateOct 26, 2014 in Security
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Would you vote for that face?

Why do people vote the way they do? We think we're voting on policy and values but how much are we influenced by simple things like a candidate's appearance?

dateSep 10, 2014 in Social Sciences
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Young adults more likely to attend college

American young adults are more racially and ethnically diverse, more likely to graduate from high school, and attend college, and less likely to smoke than previous generations, according to a report by the Federal Interagency ...

dateJul 14, 2014 in Social Sciences
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The challenges of running for power in the past

Modern politicians may feel they have it tough – but they should thank their lucky stars they weren't standing for election in the Westminster constituency in 1741. On that occasion, angry voters pelted the candidates and ...

dateJan 31, 2014 in Social Sciences
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