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Researcher reports on urban "heat islands"

With longer and hotter heat waves in the offing, a Harvard professor has put the urban "heat island" under the microscope, finding smaller heat islands—mainly occupied by the poor—within city limits, ...

dateSep 26, 2014 in Environment
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Bebe discloses data breach

(AP)—Bebe stores Inc. said Friday that it recently detected suspicious activity on computers that run the payment processing system used for its stores, making it the latest company to disclose a data breach.

dateDec 05, 2014 in Business
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Carnivorous water rat discovered in Indonesia

(Phys.org) —Jacob Esselstyn, curator of mammals at LSU's Museum of Natural Science, was part of a research team that discovered a carnivorous water rat in central Indonesia. The species was previously known only to local ...

dateJun 18, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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Rivers beyond regeneration

Best-known for his treatment of shell-shock victims in World War I, a new study examines William Rivers' crucial, but often overlooked contributions to the study of human culture – revealing how, late in ...

dateNov 04, 2014 in Other
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