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The new head of the National Center for Science Education promises to "fight the good fight" against attacks on...
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In 2009, Jack Szostak shared a Nobel Prize for his part in discovering the role of telomeres, the end bits of...
Science has exposed a thriving academic black market in China involving shady agencies, corrupt scientists, and...
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Cholesterol, the artery-clogging molecule that contributes to cardiovascular disease, has another nasty trick up its...
Until recently, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) kept its plans for its $70 million portion of the...
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Will Dutch Allow ‘Export’ of Controversial Flu Study?
20 April 2012 11:22 am
He already defended the merits of his controversial H5N1 avian influenza study at meetings in Geneva, Washington, and London. Now, Dutch virologist Ron Fouchier will do the same at home. One of the meetings, to be held behind closed doors, will likely help decide the fate of Fouchier's paper on how he made the H5N1 virus transmissible in mammals. The Dutch government must decide whether it will invoke export-control laws in a bid to prevent Fouchier from submitting a revised version of his paper to Science.