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The Pyrenean ibex, an impressive mountain goat that lived in the central Pyrenees in Spain, went extinct in 2000. But a...
Tight budgets are forcing NASA to consider turning off one or more planetary science projects that have completed their...
Ebola is not a stranger to West Africa—an outbreak in the 1990s killed chimpanzees and sickened one researcher. But the...
In an as-yet-unpublished report, an international panel of geoscientists has concluded that a pair of deadly...
Tropical disease experts tried and failed before to eradicate yaws, a rare disfiguring disease of poor countries. Now,...
Since 2002, researchers have reported that agricultural communities in the hot and humid Pacific Coast of Central...
Balkan endemic kidney disease surfaced in the 1950s and for decades defied attempts to finger the cause. It occurred...
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The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) will reopen for business in late September and will start conducting experiments a month later, the European particle-physics lab CERN in Geneva, Switzerland, announced today. The LHC, the world's most powerful particle collider, has been closed for repairs since 19 September 2008, when an electrical fault triggered a leak of liquid-helium coolant, damaging 53 of the LHC's superconducting magnets.