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Surprise. Stephen Harper’s U.S. border deal does imperil Canadian sovereignty: Walkom | Toronto Star

Surprise. Stephen Harper’s U.S. border deal does imperil Canadian sovereignty: Walkom | Toronto Star | Politics and Science News | Scoop.it
The U.S. wants its border police operating in Canada exempt from Canadian law. Don’t assume Ottawa will refuse, writes Toronto Star columnist Thomas Walkom.
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If a U.S. Border Patrol wishes to work in Canada, they should expect to obey Canadian law. Not that this is remotely a good idea in the first place.

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Transylvanian university scientists create working artificial blood

Transylvanian university scientists create working artificial blood | Politics and Science News | Scoop.it
It may sound like a Halloween prank, but the Balkan News Agency claims that a team of scientists in a Transylvanian university has created artificial blood. The researchers say that they have successfully tried it on mice.
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How Does The World Work: Top-Down or Bottom-Up?

How Does The World Work: Top-Down or Bottom-Up? | Politics and Science News | Scoop.it
Physicist Adam Frank takes heart from a new theory that sees cause-and-effect flowing both ways.
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2.5 Billion People Don't Have Access To A Toilet. Here's Why You Should Care.

2.5 Billion People Don't Have Access To A Toilet. Here's Why You Should Care. | Politics and Science News | Scoop.it
The infographic below highlights the fact that 2.5 billion people have to seek out other options in lieu of a loo -- and it's just not OK.
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17 Ways To Be Indispensable At Work

17 Ways To Be Indispensable At Work | Politics and Science News | Scoop.it
So many employees in today's workforce worry about job security--but if you can become indispensable to your employer, it may be less of a concern. Here's how to be indispensable at work.
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6 Ways To Be Creative Absolutely All The Time

6 Ways To Be Creative Absolutely All The Time | Politics and Science News | Scoop.it
Follow the steps in this article to help you to be creative and think more like Leonardo Da Vinci, possibly the most creative man in history.
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Study: Many Sunscreens May Be Accelerating Cancer

Study: Many Sunscreens May Be Accelerating Cancer | Politics and Science News | Scoop.it
(May 24) -- Almost half of the 500 most popular sunscreen products may actually increase the speed at which malignant cells develop.
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YIKES: 11 Signs You May Be Dating A Sociopath

YIKES: 11 Signs You May Be Dating A Sociopath | Politics and Science News | Scoop.it
Could that amazing new person you or a loved one is dating actually be a sociopath? It's not as far-fetched as you might imagine.
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The Coming Dark Age For Science In America

The Coming Dark Age For Science In America | Politics and Science News | Scoop.it
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- On the first floor of Jordan Hall at the University of Virginia School of Medicine is a 12-by-8 room that, at first glance, looks like a rundown storage space.
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Scientists Find Surprising Characteristic In Girls With Anorexia

Scientists Find Surprising Characteristic In Girls With Anorexia | Politics and Science News | Scoop.it
By Kate Kelland LONDON, Aug 6 (Reuters) - Scientists studying girls with the eating disorder anorexia have found they show a mild echo of the characteristics of autism - a finding which could point to new ways of helping...
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Another reason not to jump to conclusions towards people.

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Genetic 'Adam & Eve' Uncovered In Surprising New Study

Genetic 'Adam & Eve' Uncovered In Surprising New Study | Politics and Science News | Scoop.it
Almost every man alive can trace his origins to one man who lived about 135,000 years ago, new research suggests. And that ancient man likely shared the planet with the mother of all women. The findings, detailed today (Aug.
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Although this "Adam" would never have meet mitochondrial "Eve".

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Self-heal like Wolverine? Gene discovery might hold clues

Self-heal like Wolverine? Gene discovery might hold clues | Politics and Science News | Scoop.it
In a discovery by a Harvard researcher, a reactivated gene found in embryos helps mice regrow clipped parts of their ears and toes. Could the 'fountain of youth' gene hold promise for humans too? Read this article by Bonnie Burton on CNET.
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This flame is made of pure water

Scientists have invented a new low-cost method to create a safe welding flame using water as its only fuel. Called the Safeflame, the device splits water in oxygen and hydrogen, recombining them both outside of the torch's mouth to create fire.
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The SEC is expected soon to approve a rule requiring companies to disclose the pay gap between CEOs and employees.

The SEC is expected soon to approve a rule requiring companies to disclose the pay gap between CEOs and employees. | Politics and Science News | Scoop.it
The SEC will soon thrust CEO compensation back into the spotlight when it proposes a long-delayed rule requiring companies to disclose the pay gap between chief executives and rank-and-file employees.
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Five Ways to Shake Things Up at Work

Five Ways to Shake Things Up at Work | Politics and Science News | Scoop.it
If your workplace needs some shaking up, then here are five of the best ways to do so, in order from low to high on the Courage Meter.
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How to Find the Time for That Important Project

How to Find the Time for That Important Project | Politics and Science News | Scoop.it
Almost everyone has some important project they can’t seem to get to. Here are seven ways to get off the dime and get started.
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This 1,600-Year-Old Goblet Shows that the Romans Were Nanotechnology Pioneers

This 1,600-Year-Old Goblet Shows that the Romans Were Nanotechnology Pioneers | Politics and Science News | Scoop.it
Researchers have finally found out why the jade-green cup appears red when lit from behind
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Are We Causing Animals to Grow Bigger Brains? : DNews

Are We Causing Animals to Grow Bigger Brains? : DNews | Politics and Science News | Scoop.it
Humans appear to be responsible for rapid brain growth seen over the past 100 years in small mammals from both urban and rural areas.
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What The Health Of Your Mouth Has To Do With Your Risk For HPV

What The Health Of Your Mouth Has To Do With Your Risk For HPV | Politics and Science News | Scoop.it
Poor oral hygiene may have detrimental health effects beyond cavities and gum disease -- a new study links it with an increased risk of oral human papillomavirus (HPV).
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Are Night Owls More Nefarious?

Are Night Owls More Nefarious? | Politics and Science News | Scoop.it
Night owls may be more nefarious than their early-bird counterparts, according to a small new study.
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