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Magdalena Koziol, a former postdoc at Yale University, was the victim of scientific sabotage. Now, she is suing the...
Antiretroviral drugs can protect people from becoming infected by HIV. But so-called pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP...
Two studies show that eating a diet low in protein and high in carbohydrates is linked to a longer, healthier life, and...
Considered an icon of conservation science, researchers at World Wildlife Fund (WWF) headquarters in Washington, D.C.,...
The new atlas, which shows the distribution of important trace metals and other substances, is the first product of...
Early in April, the first of a fleet of environmental monitoring satellites will lift off from Europe's spaceport in...
Since 2000, U.S. government health research agencies have spent almost $1 billion on an effort to churn out thousands...
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Nominations for Lubchenco, Holdren Held Up
3 March 2009 9:40 am
The Washington Post has the scoop on why the Senate has yet to vote to confirm Jane Lubchenco for the administrator post at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and John Holdren for the job of director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy at the White House. New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez, a Democrat, is blocking their votes. Apparently, it's got nothing to do with science and everything to do with Cuba.