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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...
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,...
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President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva of Brazil has signed a landmark law to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, to mixed reviews from environmentalists.
National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins is putting $80 million in leftover Recovery Act money towards his five pet "themes," which include high-throughput technologies and global health. The agency is seeking 3-year projects that need at least $500,000 a year.
Scientists chase the mystery of why the San Francisco, California, sea lions have absconded.
The California Science Center in Los Angeles is being sued for canceling the October showing of an anti-Darwin film by critics who contend that the center caved to pressure from California biologists as well as from the Smithsonian Institution, with which it is affiliated.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's approval process for medical heart devices like stents is seriously flawed, two studies say.
Senate Democratic moderates Mary Landrieu (LA), Evan Bayh (IN), Ben Nelson (NE), and others to President Barack Obama: Don't try to pass cap and trade next year.
The New Horizons NASA probe is now closer to Pluto than Earth.