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Exclusive: Sanofi to unveil challenge to Medivation's board - sources

Reuters - May 24, 2016 - 10:37pm
(Reuters) - France's Sanofi SA is preparing to name candidates it will put forward to replace the entire board of U.S. cancer drug company Medivation Inc as early as Wednesday, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Individual quality trumps reproductive tradeoffs in ducks

Eureka Alert - May 24, 2016 - 10:00pm
(Central Ornithology Publication Office) Not all ducks are created equal. In female Wood Ducks, variation in individual quality is what matters for breeding success and survival, according to the results of a new long-term study being published in The Auk: Ornithological Advances.
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U.N. urges Falluja combatants to let civilians escape fighting

Reuters - May 24, 2016 - 9:24pm
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations on Tuesday pleaded with combatants in Iraq's embattled Falluja to protect civilians escaping the fighting as Iraqi forces shelled Islamic State targets in an attempt to retake the militant stronghold just west of the capital.
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U.S. to seek death penalty against accused South Carolina church shooter

Reuters - May 24, 2016 - 8:28pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors will seek the death penalty for a white man accused of killing nine black parishioners in a racially motivated attack at a church in Charleston, South Carolina, last June, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday.
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Mexico City issues 6th smog alert but lifts it after rain

AP News - May 24, 2016 - 8:22pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexico City officials issued their sixth pollution alert of the year Tuesday, but lifted it a few hours later after thunderstorms reduced pollution in the skies above the capital....
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Pennsylvania judge orders Cosby to trial on sexual assault charge

Reuters - May 24, 2016 - 7:41pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania judge on Tuesday ordered comedian Bill Cosby to stand trial on accusations of sexual assault, the most serious setback so far for a man who epitomized the all-American dad on the 1980s sitcom "The Cosby Show."
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Get ready for more ads in your Google Maps

CBS - May 24, 2016 - 7:35pm
Google will roll out "promoted pins" for a small group of users first, but the feature could hit one billion users eventually
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A warning system for tsunamis

Science Daily - May 24, 2016 - 7:34pm
Scientists have developed the Time Reverse Imaging Method to take real-time data from the ocean sensors and use that information to recreate what the tsunami looked like when it was born. Once scientists have the tsunami source pinpointed, they can use it to make better predictions about what will happen once the waves reach shore. This new method is fast enough to compete with existing algorithms but much more accurate.
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DoubleLine's Gundlach says U.S. stock market is 'dead money'

Reuters - May 24, 2016 - 7:30pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jeffrey Gundlach, the chief executive officer of DoubleLine Capital, said on Tuesday that the rally in U.S. stocks, which began on Monday, feels like a short squeeze and characterized U.S. stocks as "dead money."
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Cattle drugs 'could fuel climate change'

BBC - May 24, 2016 - 7:23pm
Dosing farm animals with antibiotics increases greenhouse gas emissions from cow dung, research suggests.
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Researchers find higher than expected carbon emissions from inland waterways

Science Daily - May 24, 2016 - 7:20pm
Greenhouse-gas emissions from lakes and inland waterways may be as much as 45 percent greater than previously thought, new research indicates.
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Scientist suggests possible link between primordial black holes and dark matter

Science Daily - May 24, 2016 - 7:20pm
An intriguing alternative view is that dark matter is made of black holes formed during the first second of our universe's existence, known as primordial black holes. A scientist suggests that this interpretation aligns with our knowledge of cosmic infrared and X-ray background glows and may explain the unexpectedly high masses of merging black holes detected last year.
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Grill with caution: Wire bristles from barbecue brushes can cause serious injuries

Science Daily - May 24, 2016 - 7:20pm
While many people view Memorial Day weekend as the unofficial start of the summer grilling season, they may not be aware of the dangers of eating food cooked on grills cleaned with wire-bristle brushes. A new study identified more than 1,600 injuries from wire-bristle grill brushes reported in emergency rooms since 2002.
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A 100-million-year partnership on the brink of extinction

Science Daily - May 24, 2016 - 7:20pm
A symbiotic relationship that has existed since the time of the dinosaurs is at risk of ending, as habitat loss and environmental change mean that a species of Australian crayfish and the tiny worms that depend on them are both at serious risk of extinction.
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Study shows how air pollution fosters heart disease

Science Daily - May 24, 2016 - 7:20pm
A major, decade-long study of thousands of Americans found that people living in areas with more outdoor pollution -- even at lower levels common in the United States -- accumulate deposits in the arteries that supply the heart faster than do people living in less polluted areas. The deposits in the coronary arteries accelerate the progression of atherosclerosis, which can contribute to heart disease and heart attacks.
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Living near a landfill could damage your health

Science Daily - May 24, 2016 - 7:18pm
Health is at risk for those who live within five kilometers of a landfill site.
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Poverty marks a gene, predicting depression

Science Daily - May 24, 2016 - 7:18pm
A long line of research links poverty and depression. Now scientists unveil some of the biology of depression in high-risk adolescents whose families are socioeconomically disadvantaged. The study combines epigenetics, brain imaging and behavioral data over three years. The results are part of a growing body of work that may lead to biological predictors that could guide individualized strategies for preventing depression.
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What is altitude sickness and why is it so dangerous?

CBS - May 24, 2016 - 6:54pm
Recent deaths on Mount Everest prompt questions about what happens to the body at high elevations
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No sign of EgyptAir plane technical problems before takeoff: sources

Reuters - May 24, 2016 - 6:39pm
CAIRO/PARIS (Reuters) - The EgyptAir jet that disappeared last week did not show technical problems before taking off from Paris, sources within the Egyptian investigation committee said late on Tuesday.
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​Why reusing your passwords is riskier than ever

CBS - May 24, 2016 - 6:28pm
Cyber attacks are "bigger, more frequent and more complex" than before, experts warn in a new report
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