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Bad security could delay Syria weapons transfer5/12/2013 6:55
The head of the mission charged with destroying Syria's chemical weapons said Wednesday that preparations are on track to move the most dangerous chemical agents from sites in the war-torn country to the port of Latakia
Raise water spending, get $1.0 trillion benefits4/12/2013 11:35
Sharply higher spending on water supplies, twinned with a crackdown on corruption, would yield more than a trillion dollars a year in economic, health and environmental benefits, a U.N.-backed study said on Wednesday.
Ex-NASA expert issues call for climate solutions3/12/2013 11:20
Longtime NASA expert James Hansen has issued a call for new approaches to stop global warming, saying solutions are needed and that currently accepted targets are too dangerous.
Scientists discover wonder rice gene: IRRI3/12/2013 10:50
Scientists have discovered a wonder rice gene that could dramatically increase yields of one of the world's most important food crops, the International Rice Research Institute said Tuesday.