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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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NRC Head Resigns
21 May 2012 3:12 pm
Criticized for his management style and his politics, the chair of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced today that he will step down as soon as a replacement is found.
Gregory Jaczko, a physicist and former aide to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), has been a controversial figure since joining the commission in 2005. He has been targeted by Republicans unhappy with the Obama Administration’s cancellation of the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository and has been accused of suppressing a report on the long-term safety of the site.