Things Boys Could Learn at Girl Scouts by CLAIRE CAIN MILLER


By CLAIRE CAIN MILLER

Encouraging girls to do things that boys have traditionally done, but not the other way around, can be detrimental to girls — but also to boys.

Published: October 13, 2017 at 09:19AM

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Making a Pitch, Again, for Barriers to Block Storm Surges by PATRICK McGEEHAN


By PATRICK McGEEHAN

Five years after Hurricane Sandy struck New York City, proponents of storm-surge barriers stumped for support.

Published: October 10, 2017 at 07:18PM

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British Novelist Ishiguro Wins Nobel Literature Prize by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Kazuo Ishiguro, the Japanese-born British novelist best known for “The Remains of the Day” and other works about memory’s pain and illusions, won the Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday.

Published: October 5, 2017 at 07:30AM

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US Yachtsman Cayard Witness to Prevalence of Plastic in Seas by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

A life on the seas, including two circumnavigations of the globe, has given U.S. yachtsman Paul Cayard a first-hand view of the increase of plastic waste in the world’s oceans.

Published: October 3, 2017 at 10:03AM

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Who’s Eating Jellyfish? Penguins, That’s Who by STEPH YIN


By STEPH YIN

Researchers attached miniature video cameras to four penguin species and found that each was a jellyvore, even when other food was available.

Published: September 29, 2017 at 05:00AM

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Sea Critters Hitchhiked Across the Pacific on Tsunami Debris by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


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Nearly 300 species of fish, mussels and other sea critters hitchhiked across the Pacific Ocean on debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami, washing ashore alive in the United States, researchers reported Thursday.

Published: September 28, 2017 at 02:12PM

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Weather Extremes, Fossil Fuel Pollution Cost US $240 Billion: Study by REUTERS


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Weather extremes and air pollution from burning fossil fuels cost the United States $240 billion a year in the past decade, according to a report on Wednesday that urged President Donald Trump to do more to combat climate change.

Published: September 27, 2017 at 12:09PM

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