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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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On 1 April, the United Kingdom will finally have its own space agency, ending its unique status as the only major economy without one. At the same time, the government announced that it will build a new £40-million International Space Innovation Centre at Harwell, to sit alongside the European Space Agency facility opened there in July 2009.
New government figures suggest that public opposition within the United Kingdom to scientific and medical research involving animals has fallen by 10% in the past 10 years.
Genetic engineering of citrus trees is the best hope for long-term success against a bacterial disease plaguing Florida's orange groves, according to a report released today by the National Research Council.
The Environmental Protection Agency announced today that it wants to expand its new greenhouse gas reporting system to include more sources of emissions, including oil and natural gas operations that release methane.
The consortium that has operated Oak Ridge National Laboratory for the Department of Energy for the past decade has won another 5-year contract to manage the Tennessee lab.