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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...
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,...
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Tonight's the annual Isaac Asimov debate at the Hayden Planetarium. Its summary asks, "Should NASA return to the Moon, where man has already walked, or proceed directly to Mars?"
British universities are being forced to reveal details of animal experiments conducted by their researchers after an animal rights activist filed a flurry of freedom of information requests.
Australia's main biomedical research agency has had to extend grant deadlines after a new online system kept freezing up and crashing, frustrating researchers.
Whale conservation advocates cheered today when Senator John Kerry (D-MA) introduced a bill designed to strengthen the position of U.S. negotiators at the International Whaling Commission meeting in June. Iceland, Norway, and Japan have proposed lifting a ban on commercial whale hunting. The bill, analogous to a bill introduced in the House of Representatives last year, also calls for more research into human impacts on whales.