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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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Exxon Valdez Oil Remnants Still Fresh
28 February 2014 11:15 am
Twenty-five years after the Exxon Valdez oil spill, remnants of the disaster are still as fresh as ever. Scientists interested in how oil persists long after a spill have discovered traces of the substance lodged between boulders in Alaska; the remnants are similar to 11-day-old oil. The researchers, who presented their work at this week’s Ocean Sciences Meeting in Honolulu, caution that the oil they’re finding and studying is minute compared with the vast amount originally spilled.
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