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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 White House Council on Environmental Quality today released a roadmap for improving federal efforts to restore Gulf Coast ecosystems ravaged by decades of drilling, dredging, and other human impacts. As part of the effort, agencies will figure out how to more fully include the value that ecosystems provide into decisions about projects that take place in the Gulf of Mexico.
Gilbert Meilaender, a member of the President's Council on Bioethics under President Bush says the former Administration's version of the panel was particularly deliberative.
Final preparations for the first-ever USA Science and Engineering Festival on the National Mall in October are underway and scientists are considering local concurrent events.
Senator Jay Rockefeller and three other coal-state senators have proposed legislation that would force the EPA to wait 2 years before passing greenhouse gas controls.