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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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The research dean of the Karolinska Institute, clinical chemist Karl Tryggvason, has been dismissed from his post after an investigation found that he "exerted undue influence" on funding decisions affecting professors at the organization. Said Karolinska President Harriet Wallberg-Henriksson: "It is unacceptable for a senior member of our university to act in this way."
In an opinion piece today in Politico, White House Science Advisor John Holdren says that the role of weather satellites in predicting Washington, D.C.'s recent blizzards is an example of why Congress should support President Barack Obama's request to boost research funding in 2011.