Connecticut is proposing to pony up $291 million to help open a new offshoot of The Jackson Laboratory (JAX), a genetics research institute best known as a leading breeder of mice for scientific research.
The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that a “safe injection site” in Vancouver that aims to thwart the spread of HIV can continue to operate, providing a place for people to inject drugs under medical supervision and without the threat of arrest.
If the Florida bog frog had fingernails, it might be biting them right now. Today marks the deadline for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to decide the initial status of this yellow-throated amphibian and nearly 300 other species under the Endangered Species Act.
TOKYO—Japan's ministry of education wants to boost overall science-related spending next year by 5.8%, to $14.7 billion. But amid increasing support for most programs there is one big loser: nuclear power.
Money is the most pressing concern for European doctoral students, according to the first Europewide survey of working conditions for young researchers, which is set to be released today. The study also found that many Ph.D.