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Magdalena Koziol, a former postdoc at Yale University, was the victim of scientific sabotage. Now, she is suing the...
Antiretroviral drugs can protect people from becoming infected by HIV. But so-called pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP...
Two studies show that eating a diet low in protein and high in carbohydrates is linked to a longer, healthier life, and...
Considered an icon of conservation science, researchers at World Wildlife Fund (WWF) headquarters in Washington, D.C.,...
The new atlas, which shows the distribution of important trace metals and other substances, is the first product of...
Early in April, the first of a fleet of environmental monitoring satellites will lift off from Europe's spaceport in...
Since 2000, U.S. government health research agencies have spent almost $1 billion on an effort to churn out thousands...
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Roundup 5/11: Mutants and Moolah Edition
11 May 2010 5:40 pm
A challenger to Texas Governor Rick Perry is questioning whether the $50 million awarded in 2005 to create the Texas Institute for Genomic Medicine, which specializes in studying mutant mice, was the best use of state money.
Senators grilled officials from BP, Transocean, and Halliburton today on the BP spill. One criticism from Alaska Republican Lisa Murkowski: that BP hadn't studied the idea of adding dispersant to the ocean at depth before preparing to deploy the technique. BP has been conducting small-scale tests of the idea in recent days. "We've lost days here while we wait for the testing to play out," she said.
A new report released today by The Science Coalition makes the case for increased federal funding for basic academic research by describing 100 successful spin-off companies that have contributed to U.S. economic growth.