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Magdalena Koziol, a former postdoc at Yale University, was the victim of scientific sabotage. Now, she is suing the...
Antiretroviral drugs can protect people from becoming infected by HIV. But so-called pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP...
Two studies show that eating a diet low in protein and high in carbohydrates is linked to a longer, healthier life, and...
Considered an icon of conservation science, researchers at World Wildlife Fund (WWF) headquarters in Washington, D.C.,...
The new atlas, which shows the distribution of important trace metals and other substances, is the first product of...
Early in April, the first of a fleet of environmental monitoring satellites will lift off from Europe's spaceport in...
Since 2000, U.S. government health research agencies have spent almost $1 billion on an effort to churn out thousands...
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Roundup 2/4: Four Degrees of Separation Edition
4 February 2010 5:50 pm
Hit by the poor economy and lower funding from the government, King’s College London is considering “draconian” cuts of more than 200 jobs and may abandon teaching engineering, even though in 1838 it was the first in the world to open an engineering school.
Writing in The Wall Street Journal, Nobel Prize– winning physicist Steven Weinberg lauds NASA's focus on unmanned flight and its decision to scrap a moon mission.
The House of Representatives has held the second of three hearings on geoengineering; a report is expected this summer.
A coalition of MIT scientists and others analyzing the potential of world proposals to cut greenhouse gasses has determined that in the month since the Copenhagen Accord has passed, the world has "not closed the gap" between proposed actions and the actions that would limit anthropogenic warming to 2°C.
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