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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...
Magdalena Koziol, a former postdoc at Yale University, was the victim of scientific sabotage. Now, she is suing 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."