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Laying off staff scientists, the World Wildlife Fund moves away from centralized research to rely more on outsourced expertise.
Lawsuit claims that research leader retaliated against the victim after misconduct was discovered.
U.S. Supreme Court weighs how to define mental disability, use IQ statistics
George Gollin hopes his status as "scientist, teacher, watchdog" will mean victory in Democratic primary
Animal rights group declares contest a success despite no entries, shifts money to other causes
Twitter offers academics full access to its vast data, but the legal strings attached to the data worry some researchers.
Decision appears to dash Woo Suk Hwang's hopes of regaining job at Seoul National University
Fundraising, outreach ongoing for policy-shaping effort led by former NASA scientist
Authors of report on science of homosexuality decry its interpretation by Uganda president
ITER assessment kept private for fear fusion effort could be seen as a failure
Stefania Giannini assumes post amid declining budgets and pessimism about Italian research
In letter to Obama, Yoweri Museveni cites scientific report as basis for criminalizing homosexuality
Victor Dzau will bring research and health care experience to nation's advisory group on public health and medicine
Democrat announces retirement after eight terms, shrinking House’s physics caucus by half
Dispute over contamination of organic farm in Australia will set legal precedent
A ceremony to honor French scientist Marthe Gautier for her research in the 1950s is called off at the last minute.
The 2014 Science and Engineering Indicators tracks the ups and downs of U.S. scientific prowess.
Shrunk and delayed projects take their toll on science—and its practitioners
One rival down, more to go in cases spawned by ruling that invalidated human gene patents
Patrick Gallagher will leave for university this summer
Publisher joins many other societies by launching an online-only journal that will be free to read
New budget contains $1.36 billion over 10 years for universities to compete globally
Crocheted bust of Darwin wins top prize in University College London design competition
Marthe Gautier, 88, says she didn't receive proper credit for her research in the 1950s
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