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The new head of the National Center for Science Education promises to "fight the good fight" against attacks on...
Analyses of the H7N9 strains isolated from four new cases show that the virus is evolving rapidly, heightening anxiety...
In 2009, Jack Szostak shared a Nobel Prize for his part in discovering the role of telomeres, the end bits of...
Science has exposed a thriving academic black market in China involving shady agencies, corrupt scientists, and...
Paper-selling agencies flourish in the aura of reputable businesses. For some scientists, it may be difficult to tell...
Featuring the first lunar rover in 40 years, Chang'e-3 is seen as an important milestone on China's quest to send a...
Data collected by satellites and floating probes have chronicled a 2-decade rise in the temperature and thickness of a...
Cholesterol, the artery-clogging molecule that contributes to cardiovascular disease, has another nasty trick up its...
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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.