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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In an as-yet-unpublished report, an international panel of geoscientists has concluded that a pair of deadly...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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Roundup 2/25: Appeal to Higher Authority Edition
25 February 2010 4:20 pm
The chief scientist in Israel's education ministry has sparked a controversy by questioning both evolution and global warming and proposing that curricula undergo religious censorship. Haaretz reports that other ministry officials have distanced themselves from the Likud party member.
Today the National Institutes of Health announced seven new programs launching in 2010 with $17.8 million from the agency's Common Fund. The projects, some of which were previewed at the AAAS meeting last week include: tools for studying proteins, knockout mouse phenotyping, human behavioral studies, regulatory science, and an intramural center for studying induced pluripotent stem cells.
Science from the Department of Homeland Security's 12 centers of excellence will be on display at a summit in Washington, D.C., on 10 March.