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Rate of ADHD diagnosis skyrockets

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Tuesday, April 02, 2013

NYTimes: Nearly one in five high school-aged boys has been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

 

Tech companies reveal April Fools' pranks

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Monday, April 01, 2013

ABC News: It has become somewhat of a tradition for tech companies to publish jokes for April 1.

 

New York officials to test rodent birth control

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Monday, April 01, 2013

TheAtlantic: In an effort to get rid of rats infesting the subway, transit officials will test pesticide containing birth control drug.

 

Who is killing Texas prosecutors?

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Monday, April 01, 2013

CNN.com: Fears that a white supremacist gang or someone else is targeting Texas law enforcement officials spread Monday to Houston.

 

Oklahoma dentist may have exposed 7,000 patients to HIV, hepatitis

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Friday, March 29, 2013

ABC: The Tulsa Health Department is warning 7,000 patients of a local dentist's office that they may have contracted HIV, hepatitis B or hepatitis C from poor sterilization.

 

Payrolls increase in 42 states

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Friday, March 29, 2013

Bloomberg: Payrolls grew in 42 states in February, and the unemployment rate fell in 22.

 

Facebook exec says 'it's OK to be a geek'

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Friday, March 29, 2013

Sun Times: Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg told a group of students that it's OK to be uncool in high school.

 

U.S. flies Stealth bombers over South Korea

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Thursday, March 28, 2013

Reuters: The U.S. flew two STealth bombers over South Korea in a second show of foce to North Korea after the B52 bomber run earlier this week.

 

S&P climbs above record high

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Thursday, March 28, 2013

AP: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index is trading above its previous closing high reached in October 2007.

 

Walmart explores sharing economy

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Thursday, March 28, 2013

Reuters: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is considering a radical plan to have store customers deliver packages to online buyers.

 

Pesticides hurt bees' ability to sniff out food

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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

The Guardian: A study in the U.K. found that certain pesticides disrupt bees' learning to associate particular scents with food.

 

 

Can we save the environment by mining asteroids?

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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

The Atlantic: Space Adventures co-founder Eric Anderson says that mining resources from asteroids could help reduce the cost of transportation into space.

 

Two thousand years of spring break

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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

TheAtlantic.com: The long shadow of March mayhem, from ancient Greek festivals to white Florida beaches — and into local tax coffers.

 
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