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The Pyrenean ibex, an impressive mountain goat that lived in the central Pyrenees in Spain, went extinct in 2000. But a...
Tight budgets are forcing NASA to consider turning off one or more planetary science projects that have completed their...
Ebola is not a stranger to West Africa—an outbreak in the 1990s killed chimpanzees and sickened one researcher. But the...
In an as-yet-unpublished report, an international panel of geoscientists has concluded that a pair of deadly...
Tropical disease experts tried and failed before to eradicate yaws, a rare disfiguring disease of poor countries. Now,...
Since 2002, researchers have reported that agricultural communities in the hot and humid Pacific Coast of Central...
Balkan endemic kidney disease surfaced in the 1950s and for decades defied attempts to finger the cause. It occurred...
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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.
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