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After the flood: how saving animals is about more than just sentimentality

Providing assistance and aid to humans is obviously the priority in disaster situations, but animals represent a financial lifeline to many communities<p>Animal protection during disasters across the world - in pictures<p>Prahlad Sonowal, a farmer from north-east India, struggled through a surging, …

Floods

Colleges Where Students Are The Most Engaged In Community Service, According To Princeton Review

Brandeis University is considered the college where students are the most engaged in community service, according to the latest Princeton Review rankings.<p>Loyola University Maryland, Boston College and Creighton University, all religiously-affiliated schools, follow Brandeis among the top four in …

The Arts Are Thriving in Boston—Thanks in Part to This Foundation

The Arts

Scientists Are Studying the Site of the Largest Native American Massacre in US History. You've Never Heard of It

(Newser) – By the end of that frigid day in January 1863, the blood of at least 250 men, women, and children stained the ground in Idaho. But rather …

Teaching Magna Carta in American History: Land, Law, and Legacy

<b>Teaching Magna Carta in American History: Land, Law, and Legacy</b><p>By David W. Saxe<p><i>The History Teacher</i>, Vol. 43:3 (2010)<p>Introduction: Magna Carta, that …

Pharma

This 3D map is like a CT scan of Earth itself

One hundred twenty years after discovering that we could look inside our own bodies using X-rays, scientists at the University of California, …

Earth Science

Ice Age fossils unearthed at Carlsbad construction site

A trove of Ice Age fossils has turned up at a construction site here where hundreds of new homes are planned south of California 78.<p>Bones of ancient mammoths, horses, turtles and even a prehistoric bison — the second ever found in San Diego County — have been unearthed at the site, said Tom Deméré, …