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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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Scientists Protest Cuts to Canadian Science
10 July 2012 11:06 am
OTTAWA—Scientists have organized a "death of evidence" rally here today to protest proposed cuts made by Prime Minister Stephen Harper's government to Canadian science and environmental programs. Citing concerns about the deliberate erosion of the capacity of Canadian institutions to gather evidence for informed policy decision-making, the Council of Canadians will hold a mock funeral procession that will involve not only local researchers but also biologists attending the Evolution Ottawa meeting here.