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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 situation is growing graver for wild gorillas. A report released yesterday by INTERPOL and the United Nations Environment Programme says that poaching could wipe out gorillas in the Greater Congo Basin by the mid 2020s--sooner than UNEP had previously thought.
The United States government should spend more money on research geared toward manufacturing and commercializing nanotechnology products. At the same time, it should do more to determine the environmental and health risks of nanotechnology, according to a new report from the Presidential Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) that assesses the 10-year-old National Nanotechnology Initiative.