The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a statement Wednesday demanding that Iran suspend its uranium enrichment program, marking the first direct request from the Security Council concerning Iran's nuclear program.
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Two teams of government investigators testing the effectiveness of radiation monitors at U.S. borders were able to smuggle in enough radioactive material to make two "dirty bombs," a federal report released Monday said.
The newly nominated commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration is being called upon to restore morale and confidence in the agency following its controversial handling of Vioxx and birth control known as Plan B. Two officials consider the state…
NewsHour correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro of Twin Cities Public Television reports from India on the effort to reverse sterilization, one of India's most common forms of birth control, for those who lost children in the tsunami.
An international team of scientists travelled to the Foja Mountains in western New Guinea and found several new species of birds, frogs and plants.
Heavy rains Monday led to a small levee break in Sonoma County, California. In a Science Unit report, NewsHour correspondent Spencer Michels looks at California's Central Valley levee system.
The deadly H5N1 strain of the bird flu has infected poultry and wild fowl in Asia, Africa and Europe raising fears that it could spark a global pandemic if it becomes easily transmittable from human to human. Two health officials…
A new exhibit at New York's American Museum of Natural History explores the life of Charles Darwin and how he developed his theories on evolution but repressed them for decades because he may have known how revolutionary they would become.
The decision by many pharmaceutical companies to conduct clinical drug trials in India, a country with a large number of scientists, doctors and patients has sparked an ethical debate over whether the trials will benefit the participants, many of them…
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
President Bush, in his State of the Union speech Tuesday, said U.S. security depends on ending tyranny in the world, while maintaining U.S. competitiveness requires investments in technology and scientific learning.
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