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2011-04-13 14:26:53

While the number of fires is on the decline, firefighter deaths are not —and a new University of Georgia study helps explain why.

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2010-10-28 09:30:00

Researchers have linked a chemical compound commonly used in the making of plastics to low-sperm counts and other reproductive issues among Chinese factory workers.

2009-04-21 09:41:07

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2008-09-27 12:55:00

Policing is dangerous work, and the danger lurks not on the streets alone.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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