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By Kate Sosin, The 19th
Scientists say California has a really flammable ecosystem and global warming is making it worse.
By Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
Florida research professors studying climate change have serious warnings for the Magic City. They say that Miami’s buildings have come a long way in becoming more resistant to sustained, heavy winds. However, the city’s infrastructure may not be prepared to…
By Miles O'Brien
In the past few months, China has announced two new crackdowns on research misconduct — one of which could lead to executions for scientists who doctor their data.
By Ivan Oransky and Adam Marcus, STAT
Taxpayers spend billions subsidizing the electric bills, equipment, and other overhead costs at university research labs. That funding may face steep cuts.
By Meghana Keshavan, STAT
By PBS NewsHour
Limitless power with virtually no greenhouse gases or radioactive waste. If that sounds too good to be true, that's because it is. For decades, researchers have looked for ways to control, confine and sustain fusion as an energy source. But…
Researchers have discovered documents showing that the sugar industry paid researchers to downplay the health risks of sugar and play up the risks of saturated fat in the 1960s. Gwen Ifill speaks with Marion Nestle of New York University about…
Every summer, the federal research vessel Tiglax travels along the chain of Alaska’s Aleutian Islands, ferrying scientists to remote locations to study wildlife. The Aleutian archipelago is 1600 miles in length and constitutes an ecosystem of stunning diversity. Tiglax’s captain…
By Making Sen$e Editor
When a star scientist dies, outsiders often tackle mainstream questions in the field by leveraging new ideas that arise in other domains.
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