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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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Phil Charles, South Africa's chief astronomer and the director of the South African Astronomical Observatory, has been suspended by the country's National Research Foundation for alleged actions that led to the leaking of confidential information about the foundation. A date for a disciplinary hearing has not yet been set.
The just-announced second version of the Orbiting Carbon Observatory, which crashed on launch last year, will be as snazzy as the first, says NASA.
In a major decision that the ethanol industry called "workable," the Obama Administration ruled that carbon emissions from deforestation abroad should count in determining the carbon footprint of biofuels.
NASA will extend to 2017 the international Cassini-Huygens mission to explore Saturn and its moons that was scheduled to end in September of this year.