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Hearts may swoon when stocks do, study suggests

(AP) -- Stock market slides may hurt more than your savings. New research suggests they might prompt heart attacks. Duke University researchers found a link between how a key stock index performed and how many heart attacks ...

Mar 13, 2010
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Study: Warming to bring stronger hurricanes

(AP) -- Top researchers now agree that the world is likely to get stronger but fewer hurricanes in the future because of global warming, seeming to settle a scientific debate on the subject. But they say ...

Feb 22, 2010
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Army Corps critic sues La. university over firing

(AP) -- Ivor van Heerden, a Louisiana State University scientist and a widely cited expert on levee failures after Hurricane Katrina, sued his college on Wednesday, alleging he was fired for his criticism of the Army Corps ...

Feb 14, 2010
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Helping Haitians find family

(PhysOrg.com) -- Professor Chen Li and his computer science student team created a "People Finder" Web site to help Haitian quake victims reunite with family.

Feb 08, 2010
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Collection Provides Supply for Taxonomical Rescues

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Agricultural Research Service maintains some of the world's largest publicly accessible collections of microbes that are used to benefit agricultural sciences. But some smaller ARS collections ...

Jan 25, 2010
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New Web-based relief tools emerging to help Haiti

(AP) -- Hundreds of tech volunteers spurred to action by Haiti's killer quake are adding a new dimension to disaster relief, developing new tools and services for first responders and the public in an unprecedented ...

Jan 19, 2010
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