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Female terrorists’ bios belie stereotypes, study finds

Female terrorists’ bios belie stereotypes, study finds

Much like their male counterparts, female terrorists are likely to be educated, employed and native residents of the country where they commit a terrorist act, according to new research.

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No Child Left Behind Act improved test scores for language but not for reading, math in rural Alabama, US

No Child Left Behind Act improved test scores for language but not for reading, math in rural Alabama, US

The No Child Left Behind Act has bolstered language test scores but done little to improve math and reading scores for students in rural Alabama schools, according to a new study.

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Food Will Get More Expensive; The Clean Water Act Is Working

Food Will Get More Expensive; The Clean Water Act Is Working

Discovered in Green: Food prices will rise, the Clean Water Act is working, China’s getting dirtier and a better, leafier solar panel design.  Fresh news and ideas about our planet’s futureSee full coverage We can expect food prices of pollen depend…

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First evaluation of the Clean Water Act’s effects on coastal waters in California reveals major successes

First evaluation of the Clean Water Act’s effects on coastal waters in California reveals major successes

Levels of copper, cadmium, lead and other metals in Southern California’s coastal waters have plummeted over the past four decades, which researchers attribute to sewage treatment regulations that were part of the Clean Water Act of 1972 and to the pha…

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Facebook Defends Support for Cybersecurity Bill CISPA

Facebook Defends Support for Cybersecurity Bill CISPA

Facebook defended its support for the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), a controversial cyber security bill critics often compare to the unpopular Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA).

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Gene switches do more than flip ‘on’ or ‘off’: Can exhibit much more complex binding behavior

Gene switches do more than flip ‘on’ or ‘off’: Can exhibit much more complex binding behavior

Scientists have found that transcription factors don’t act like an ‘on-off’ switch, but instead can exhibit much more complex binding behavior.

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CISPA Cybersecurity Bill Authors: ‘This Isn’t SOPA’

CISPA Cybersecurity Bill Authors: ‘This Isn’t SOPA’

The sponsors of the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), a new cybersecurity bill in the House, assured a group of technology journalists and bloggers during a Tuesday morning conference call that their legislation has nothing to do w…

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BT and TalkTalk beaten in Digital Economy Act appeal

BT and TalkTalk beaten in Digital Economy Act appeal

| March 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

6 March 2012 16:23 GMT / By Paul Lamkin ISPs BT and TalkTalk bear failed with an appeal over copyright breach with regards to online file-sharing. The shameless appeal was a protest against the UK’s Digital Economy Act that was passed in the be unconsumed few weeks of the Labour conduct in April 2010. It [...]

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Senate Sends Startup Crowdfunding JOBS Act Back to the House

Senate Sends Startup Crowdfunding JOBS Act Back to the House

The U.S. Senate has sent an amended version of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act back to the House on a vote of 73-26.

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KONY 2012 Creator Arrested for Lewd Act, Invisible Children Blames ‘Dehydration’

KONY 2012 Creator Arrested for Lewd Act, Invisible Children Blames ‘Dehydration’

KONY 2012 director and co-founder of Invisible Children Jason Russell was arrested by police in San Diego Thursday evening.

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