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  • 11 Oct 1996

    It sounds like a scene from a horror movie: A 52-year-old Brazilian woman brushed against a caterpillar while she was picking plums, and a few days later she died a horrible death after developing bruises all over her body and lapsing into a coma.

  • 11 Oct 1996

    A survey of biomedical researchers who had been accused of misconduct--and later cleared--found that almost 40% believe their careers had been harmed.

  • 11 Oct 1996

    Shamrock-shaped proteins play a key role in preventing ulcers and other intestinal disorders, according to two studies published today in Science.

  • 10 Oct 1996

    Oceanographers drilling on the sea floor 240 kilometers off Vancouver Island have serendipitously set off a submarine hot spring.

  • 10 Oct 1996

    WASHINGTON--Illnesses from the 1991 war in the Persian Gulf probably don't stem from a single cause, a committee of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) concluded in a report released today.

  • 10 Oct 1996

    MOSCOW--Several hundred scientists in several major Russian cities took to the streets earlier today to protest continuing delays in paying the salaries of employees at the roughly 300 institutes of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS).

  • 9 Oct 1996

    Scientists have developed a new strain of genetically engineered mouse that's supersensitive to pain.

  • 9 Oct 1996

    The Nobel Prize in chemistry was awarded today to two Americans and one British researcher for their discovery of fullerenes, a new class of all-carbon molecules shaped like hollow balls.

  • 9 Oct 1996

    The 1996 Nobel Prize in physics was awarded today to David Lee and Robert Richardson of Cornell University and Douglas Osheroff of Stanford University for their discovery of an unusual liquid form of the isotope helium-3.

  • 9 Oct 1996

    In his first campaign speech devoted to science and technology, President Bill Clinton today pledged $100 million to a National Science Foundation (NSF) effort in 1998 to improve and expand the Internet.

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