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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In an as-yet-unpublished report, an international panel of geoscientists has concluded that a pair of deadly...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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11 February 2010 6:00 pm
A climate scientist disputes that he ever said, "Unless we announce disasters, no one will listen," a quote global warming skeptics have attributed to him for years.
More than 14 years after being shut down because of an accident and botched coverup, Japan’s prototype fast breeder reactor, called Monju, got the okay to resume test operations. The Citizens' Nuclear Information Center, a Japanese antinuclear group, says Monju’s use of plutonium makes a restart like playing Russian roulette.
Eight hundred fifty churches, synagogues, and mosques this weekend will celebrate the fifth annual Evolution Weekend to explore the "compatibility of religion and science," organizers say.