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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...
Thousands of scientists in the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) are about to lose their jobs as a result of the...
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,...
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The University of California, San Francisco, appointed pediatrician Sam Hagwood yesterday as dean of its medical school. Hagwood was named interim dean in December 2007 after the abrupt dismissal of his predecessor, David Kessler, who had bickered with administrators over alleged financial irregularities at the school.
Aerosmith lead guitarist Joe Perry will headline an event in Washington, D.C., on Thursday organized by the "Rock Stars of Science" organization to push for biomedical research funding.
On the same day the House of Representatives science committee will take several doses of testimony at a hearing about the need for measurement standards for biologic drugs.
Industrial biotechnology could provide 2.5 billion tons of carbon dioxide emissions cuts if given the chance, says the World Wildlife Fund.
German Federal Ministry of Education and Research and the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine have struck a deal to collaborate on stem cell projects.
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