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Key provisions of the Kyoto Protocol expire in December of 2012, and experts say there's no real global framework in place to replace the treaty that was supposed to be the first step toward ambitious actions on climate change. Above, a coal-fired power plant in eastern China. China is now the leading carbon dioxide emitter in the world. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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What Will Become Of The Kyoto Climate Treaty?

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Dr. Alex Dromerick co-directs the Brain Research Center at the National Rehabilitation Hospital. Here he observes Stephen Jones, a policeman who was involved in a motorcycle accident. Becky Lettenberger/NPR hide caption

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Brain Wars: How The Military Is Failing Its Wounded

Military's Brain-Testing Program A Debacle

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Researchers at the window testing facility at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory are developing nanocrystal technology. When activated by a small electrical current, it would allow light but not heat through. Courtesy Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory hide caption

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Warmth In Winter: Smart Windows To Let Heat InKQED

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A dark cloud passes over the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Many lawmakers fear that Congress' already low approval rating will sink even further after the failure of the supercommittee. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Even Lawmakers Ask: Does Anyone Like Congress?

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Bahraini protesters run for cover after police fired tear gas canisters to disperse them during a demonstration in the village of Diraz, northwest of Bahrain, Feb. 14. A special commission issued a report Wednesday that found excessive force was used during a crackdown on an anti-government movement that began in February. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Report: Bahrain Used Excessive Force

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