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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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Roundup 3/11: Like a Snake Edition
11 March 2010 5:47 pm
Vacationing in Florida? Want to bring your python? Tell the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which today proposed a ban on the interstate transport of nine species of large snakes in an effort to protect wildlife in the Everglades.
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a tangled appeal, filed by parents of a child allegedly injured by a vaccine, that challenges key tenets of the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act. The act, passed by Congress in 1986, was meant to shield vaccine manufacturers from lawsuits if they made products to approved specifications, as occurred in this case.
In an unrelated case filed by Barbara Loe Fisher of the National Vaccine Information Center that warns about the dangers of vaccines, a Virginia District Court ruled that she was not libeled by vaccine advocate and pediatrician Paul Offit and Wired magazine, which ran a 2009 article about Offit that quoted him criticizing Arthur and saying, "She lies."