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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...
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.,...
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Earth and Planetary Scientists Search for Common Ground
12 July 2012 2:03 pm
A unique 4-day meeting, which 125 researchers attended, was cosponsored by four separate NASA science divisions—Earth Science, Heliophysics, Astrophysics, and Planetary Science—a milestone for an agency infamous for bureaucratic stovepiping. The meeting's galaxy-spanning agenda included talks on topics as varied as how methane on Jupiter's moon Titan acts like water on Earth and new techniques for seeing wind currents on Mars, Venus, and Earth. A key goal was to forge closer ties between the earth and planetary science communities.