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Officials last week revealed that the U.S. contribution to ITER could cost $3.9 billion by 2034—roughly four times the...
An experimental hepatitis B drug that looked safe in animal trials tragically killed five of 15 patients in 1993. Now,...
Using the two high-quality genomes that exist for Neandertals and Denisovans, researchers find clues to gene activity...
A new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) concludes that humanity has done little to slow...
Astronomers have discovered an Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone of a red dwarf—a star cooler than the sun—500...
Three years ago, Jennifer Francis of Rutgers University proposed that a warming Arctic was altering the behavior of the...
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Science Blankets New York
30 May 2008 (All day)
The inaugural World Science Festival kicked off this week in New York City. At events set up throughout the city, leading researchers, educators, policymakers, and artists are discussing the impact of science on everyday life.
Science has dispatched two reporters to the scene. They'll be blogging regularly as they attend various events, speak to attendees, and pontificate on the festival as a whole. In our first entry, a panel of scientists debates the question: "Is it morally wrong for someone in their own house to masturbate with a chicken?"
Be sure to check out our coverage here, and come back regularly for updates.