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The flatworms that cause the tropical disease schistosomiasis can live and reproduce inside infected humans for decades. In a new study, researchers identified the stem cells that may be responsible.

Cover art of "Petrochemical America"

This links to the New York Times map: "Some Places Are Riskier Than Others." It maps the places in the U.S. that are at greatest risk of being affected by natural disasters.

Global greenhouse gases contributions by source

US greenhouse gas emissions (2011) by type

Pipeline companies are exploring new lines to get Canadian crude to market. There have already been a number of devastating tar sands spills from existing pipelines. Tar sands are extremely toxic. And the use of tar sands poses a grave threat to our human-friendly climate.

America's nuclear reactors are getting old, and living near one of them might not be as safe as you would wish.

from The Huffington Post

A Forgotten Glass Ceiling: A Safe Drink of Water

Alluring as this image may be, what it truly portrays is the economic, physical and health burden that women and girls must endure everyday of their lives to provide water for their families - this is the forgotten glass ceiling.

Amazing infographic -- Global Carbon Footprint by continent