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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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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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