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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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Tomorrow, attorneys in a lawsuit over whether genes can be patented will have their day in federal court in New York City.
Arun Majumdar, head of the Energy Department's ARPA-E energy research shop, testified that funds beyond the 2-year stimulus money that have jump started the agency are needed to keep it alive. He also tried to manage expectations for the new agency. Innovation "home runs are rarely hit in a couple of years," he said.
Bed nets don't work well in fighting malaria because the poor tire of using them, according to a new study out of Burkina Faso.
Concern about global warming among U.S. adults has dropped substantially, a new poll finds. Fewer than 50% of Americans say they are “somewhat” or “very worried,” a Yale University study found, a 13% drop from a poll taken in 2008.