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Dyslexia, a learning disability that hinders reading, hasn't been associated with deficits in vision, hearing, or...
Exotic, elusive, and dangerous, snakes have fascinated humankind for millennia. They can be hard to find, yet their...
Researchers have sequenced and analyzed the first two snake genomes, which represent two evolutionary extremes. The...
Snake venoms are remarkably complex mixtures that can stun or kill prey within minutes. But more and more researchers...
At age 30, Dutch biologist Freek Vonk has built up a respectable career as a snake scientist. But in his home country,...
Since arriving on the island of Guam in the 1940s, the brown tree snake ( Boiga irregularis ) has extirpated native...
An animal rights group known as the Nonhuman Rights Project filed lawsuits in three New York courts this week in an...
Researchers have been hot on the trail of the elusive Denisovans, a type of ancient human known only by their DNA and...
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Roundup 11/19: Rising and Falling Tides Edition
19 November 2009 6:10 pm
Paul Alivisatos has been named director of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California.
Experts told a congressional panel today that the United States is losing its lead in spaceflight.
The Senate Energy Committee will explore the economics of the climate bill next Wednesday.
Meanwhile, the Navy prepares for global warming by envisioning an ice-free Arctic.
Did a classification error doom a fish called a slapper skate to near extinction?
Students at the University of California, Los Angeles protested ahead of a vote in which the Regents approved fee hikes.
Americans polled say they believe a cure for cancer will be found and aliens discovered before peace in the Middle East is reached.