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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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The U.K. Parliament's Science and Technology Committee has asked the vice-chancellor of the University of East Anglia to explain its side of ClimateGate and detail how the university is responding to the controversy over e-mails leaked from its climate research unit.
As part of his response to a bank crisis, Venezualan president Hugo Chávez has removed the country's science minister, Jesse Chacón. Chacón, an engineer and army lieutenant, has headed a controversial push by Chavez to put pressure on less productive scientists and focus research on practical applications.
A Massachusetts Institute of Technology team took 9 hours to win a $40,000 DARPA challenge to use the Internet to find ten weather balloons stashed in secret locations across the United States.
Tomorrow a Senate subcommittee will hear Department of Energy testimony on nine bills involving energy and climate policy, including an engineering education bill and measures to boost wind and solar energy.