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The Los Angeles Auto Show is in full swing and two of the cars creating buzz and getting a great deal of attention are both eco-friendly.

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Health: Cadmium found in adult jewelry, too
Tests on necklaces, bracelets from 3 leading retailers reveal toxic material
Science: 'New' NASA will look back at Earth
Plans allow agency to re-fly carbon observatory that crashed last year
Science: Some, but not all, primates share
Studies show that chimps (and humans) grow out of being generous




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Cars ranked by chemical content
Billing it as the first-ever consumer guide to toxic chemicals in cars, an advocacy group rated more than 200 models based on interior parts — from steering wheels to armrests — whose chemical components can break down over time.

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