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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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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)