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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 NASA Mars Phoenix Lander may be revived from a 2-year slumber, say engineers. The probe, which landed on the planet in May 2008, has been in "Lazarus mode" for the long Mars winter (-126˚C), but engineers will soon start to listen for signals as the temperature rises this month.
Speaking of Mars, NASA has decided that the 2012 Mars Science Laboratory rover mission will include a new experiment to help identify carbon samples in its analysis lab module.
The National Council for Science and the Environment wants you to vote to help whittle the issues in species management and ecological research down to the top ... 40 issues.
(Photo Credit: NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory)