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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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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.