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Can high schoolers solve climate change problems?

Over the next year, top high school students across Vermont and the US will be partnering with peers in Korea, China and India to find real-world engineering solutions to help in the fight against climate change. Working together through on-line challenges, teams will develop a business plan for a practical product.

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Minister distances self from global-warming skeptic

Natural Resources Minister Gary Lunn distanced himself and his government from a Conservative party gathering in Victoria September 22nd featuring a controversial scientist who dismisses warnings about the dangers of climate change.

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CBI turns to yoga to beat stress

India's top investigative agency, under pressure from its political masters and courts to show results of an ever-increasing number of cases, has turned to the country's ancient wisdom to de-stress its personnel.

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Vitamin D may cut pancreatic-cancer risk

In a 16-year prospective study of more than 100,000 Americans, researchers found that people who took the recommended intake of vitamin D -- 400 IU a day -- lowered their chance of getting pancreatic cancer by 41 percent, as compared to those who did not take the vitamin.

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The big growth picture of urban agriculture

Food shortage crises and rising concerns about declining oil supplies have begun to give urban agriculture some legitimacy in the eyes of municipalities all over the globe. See what one Vancouver group is doing to make a difference.

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U.S. rice supply contaminated

Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns announced late yesterday that U.S. commercial supplies of long-grain rice had become inadvertently contaminated with a genetically engineered variety not approved for human consumption.

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GE Rice scare shows vulnerability of food supply

The revelation that commercial rice in the United States was found to be contaminated with an unlicensed genetically engineered strain shows how easily the food supply in the United States and in countries importing U.S. food can be tainted, watchdog groups say.

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