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An animal rights group known as the Nonhuman Rights Project filed lawsuits in three New York courts this week in an...
Researchers have been hot on the trail of the elusive Denisovans, a type of ancient human known only by their DNA and...
Thousands of scientists in the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) are about to lose their jobs as a result of the...
Dyslexia, a learning disability that hinders reading, hasn't been associated with deficits in vision, hearing, or...
Exotic, elusive, and dangerous, snakes have fascinated humankind for millennia. They can be hard to find, yet their...
Researchers have sequenced and analyzed the first two snake genomes, which represent two evolutionary extremes. The...
Snake venoms are remarkably complex mixtures that can stun or kill prey within minutes. But more and more researchers...
At age 30, Dutch biologist Freek Vonk has built up a respectable career as a snake scientist. But in his home country,...
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Wave and ocean power got a hearing at a subcommittee of the House of Representatives Science and Technology Committee today.
India has announced it will cut its carbon emissions intensity of its economy by as much as a quarter from 2005 levels by 2020.
Starting with this weekend's games, players in the National Football League who exhibit symptoms of a concussion won't be allowed to return to the game. The rule change is the latest in a series of measures taken by the league to address concerns about lasting effects of head injuries.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology will be hosting a panel discussion on the Augustine Report on human spaceflight on 11 December.
The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee passed nine bills related to conservation today; the timetable for a vote by the full Senate is unclear.
Nine democrats have given President Barack Obama a list of demands they want met in Copenhagen at the climate talks: Key among them is a call for verifiable targets from all major economies.
The University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom has announced that Muir Russell, a former official of the University of Glasgow, will lead the official investigation into Climategate.