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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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Jack Metthey, the interim director of the European Research Council, tells Science|Business how he and the rest of the science agency are combating bureaucratic red tape and addressing other criticisms of the fledging science agency.
Republicans on the House of Representatives science committee say the White House is dragging its feet" on inquiries into scientific integrity involving greenhouse gas regulations at EPA and biofuels.
Senator John Barrasso (R–WY) is unhappy that the Central Intelligence Agency has started a center to analyze climate-related threats to national security, and may offer an amendment to strip funding for the center out of an appropriations bill for U.S. intelligence. “Will someone sitting in a dark room watching satellite video of northern Afghanistan now be sitting in a dark room watching polar ice caps?” he told E&E news (subs. req.) (Photo courtesy http://www.flickr.com/photos/kaet44/ / CC BY 2.0)
The House science committee will be looking into high-risk, high-reward research on Thursday with testimony from Neal Lane, former science adviser, and an official from the National Science Foundation, among others.