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16-year-old survives stowaway flight drama

An American teenage runaway who stowed away in the wheel well of a plane has survived freezing temperatures on a flight from California to Hawaii.

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Four Years Later, BP Oil Spill Still Taking A Toll On Louisiana Fisherman

The BP oil spill, often called the worst man-made environmental disaster of our time, first began four years ago today...

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Making graphene in your kitchen

Graphene has been touted as a wonder material—the world's thinnest substance, but super-strong. Now scientists say it is so easy to make you could produce some in your kitchen.

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A blow to corn-based biofuels

WASHINGTON — Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions...

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Study casts doubt on climate benefit of biofuels from corn residue

Using corn crop residue to make ethanol and other biofuels reduces soil carbon and can generate more greenhouse gases than gasoline, according to a study published today in the journal Nature Climate...

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