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Trying to lose weight? Drink more waterupdated: Mon Aug 23 2010 19:01:00

Forget diet pills and cleanses. A new study suggests that an effective weight-loss aid is available straight from your kitchen sink.

Opinion: Creating a sea of changeupdated: Wed Mar 10 2010 03:22:00

Ever since the Industrial Revolution in the 18th and 19th centuries it seems the barometers of success and modernity within society have been measured by our interaction, or lack of interaction, with the natural world.

Study: Some types of candles may pollute indoor airupdated: Fri Aug 21 2009 16:25:00

A soak in a steamy tub, surrounded by candles sure seems like a great way to unwind. But new research suggests that burning certain kinds of candles may generate indoor air pollutants.

Sweet! Researchers' device 'tastes' sweetenersupdated: Wed Aug 19 2009 18:01:00

A handheld device the size of a business card can be used to "taste" the sweetness in food and drinks, say researchers, who add that it could be an early step toward developing a fully artificial tongue. Pigeons Led To Bridge Collapse?updated: Wed Aug 22 2007 17:20:00

Pounded and strained by heavy traffic and weakened by missing bolts and cracking steel, the failed Interstate 35W bridge over the Mississippi River also faced a less obvious enemy: pigeons

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