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The meaning of courage

When we hear of someone being called a "hero"—as is common these days—that person has committed an act of courage, most likely saving a life or lives. In real-life examples, heroes have protected children from the Nazis, ...

dateJun 10, 2016 in Social Sciences
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Study links gang membership and depression

Kids who decide to join gangs are more likely to be depressed and suicidal - and these mental health problems only worsen after joining, finds a new study co-authored by a Michigan State University criminologist.

dateApr 13, 2016 in Social Sciences
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Exxon Valdez oil spill, 25 years later

In the early morning hours of March 24, 1989, the Exxon Valdez oil tanker sliced into Prince William Sound's Bligh Reef, spilling hundreds of thousands of barrels of crude oil into pristine Alaskan waters. It is considered ...

dateMar 24, 2014 in Environment
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