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NHS DNA Scheme to Fight Cancer and Genetic Diseases
Offbeat  (tags: DNA, devastating diseases, NHS )

Ray
- 6 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
A new genetics project could help "unlock a series of secrets about devastating diseases", the NHS says.
The Coldest Village on Earth
Offbeat  (tags: weather, cold weather, village, russia, culture, environment, humans, photos, pictures, world )

Lone
- 5 hours ago - ba-bamail.com
If you think that the winter where you live is cold, the people in the village of Oymyakon, Russia will have a good chuckle at your expense.
Mystery of the Grave By the Mazury Lake Solved
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - naukawpolsce.pap.pl
Almost 15 years ago, archaeologists studied burial ground located on an ancient island on the lake Å
Obama Says Sony Should Not Have Pulled Film Over Threats
Society & Culture  (tags: law, government, ethics, culture, americans, politics, world, society, safety, rights, freedoms, violence, movies )

Cal
- 2 days ago - npr.org
President Obama called Sony's decision to pull its film The Interview, following threats to movie theaters, a "mistake."
RFK, Jr. and Josh Fox Chime in on New York Fracking Ban Victory
Environment  (tags: NY ban on fracking, government, frakcing, frack is whack, ecosystems, environment, conservation, GoodNews, green, politics, protection )

Cal
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
Watch as Kennedy talks about the historical significance of this decision and how it's "the first time in a decade that in a meaningful way a national political leader has stood up to the power of Big Oil."
Puerto Rico's Only Native Toad Bounces Back From Edge of Extinction
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, goodnews, endangered )

Cal
- 2 days ago - news.mongabay.com
its population declined by more than 80 percent leaving behind just some 200 individuals in the wild. Since 1992, they have successfully bred in captivity and re-introduced to the wild more than 300,000 of these threatened toads.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Our Turtles and Turtle Ecosystems!
Animals  (tags: turtles, habitat, habitat destruciton, endangered, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals, protection )

Cal
- 2 days ago - gopetition.com
Hawksbill turtles are one of the many turtles that are endangered. Not only are they endangered but so critically endangered that they are almost extinct in the wild!
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Kroger: Don't Put Our Families at Risk, Keep Toxic Chemicals Out of Your Products.
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, product safety )

Cal
- 1 day ago - action.sumofus.org
Kroger is reportedly selling over 150 products with hazardous chemicals harmful to children from tableware with formaldehyde to parabens in skin care products to phthalates in childrenâEUR(TM)s clothing.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Urge Gap, Inc.�s INTERMIX to Stop Selling Fur
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, death, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, killing, wildlife, wildanimals, sadness, protection, animalrights )

Cal
- 2 days ago - peta.org
while Gap Inc. has banned fur from all of its well-known brands, it continues to sell numerous fur items at INTERMIX, which has 30 stores and an online shopping site. INTERMIX sells fur from rabbits, coyotes, foxes, minks, and Asiatic raccoon dogsâEUR"anima
U.S. Green Groups Sue EPA Over Stormwater Regulations
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, destruction, law, EPA, lawsuits, ecosystems, protection, pollution, healthconditions, water )

Cal
- 1 day ago - reuters.com
Two environmental groups have sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for what the groups said was failing to comply with a court order requiring the agency to strengthen regulations preventing pollution from stormwater runoff.
 
 
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