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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: December 7, 2010

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December 07, 2010

Daily Roundup: December 7, 2010

Androgynous Fish: Sturgeon with genitalia of both sexes have been found in the Missouri River; hormones from birth control pills are likely causing the intersex fish. Columbia Missourian

Straight Up: Experts are challenging the long-standing notion that vertical drilling for natural gas is safer and less environmentally damaging than horizontal "fracking." ProPublica

Look Who's Talking: Pregnant women who use cell phones regularly may have more disobedient children, says a new study. Reuters

Dupe Process: The Supreme Court will hear appeals from coal companies who want to stop global-warming-related lawsuits against them before they can come to trial. Los Angeles Times

Toxic Education: As many as 75% of British schools may contain asbestos. The British government has so far ignored demands for a national survey of the school buildings. Guardian

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