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The European Union’s highest court issued a ruling yesterday that allows plaintiffs to sue vaccine makers without providing scientific evidence of harm.

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NSF Cuts PhD Training Grant

By | June 7, 2017

The federal science agency discontinued a funding stream for graduate students in environmental science because of administrative workload.

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Running on Empty

By | June 1, 2017

Regularly taking breaks from eating—for hours or days—can trigger changes both expected, such as in metabolic dynamics and inflammation, and surprising, as in immune system function and cancer progression.

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Infographic: A Body Without Food

By | June 1, 2017

Mounting evidence suggests that intermittent fasting causes significant changes to various organs and tissue types.

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Gaining Proprioception with Prosthetics

By | May 31, 2017

New surgical techniques may help amputees feel more enmeshed with their artificial limbs.

Researchers have constructed prosthetic female reproductive organs and implanted them in mice, some of which conceived and gave birth to live young.

New research provides evidence that the ancient hominin species might not be so ancient after all.

A point system seeks to ensure that funding is spread more evenly among researchers, especially early- and mid-career scientists.

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Nature Journals to Authors: Get Hip to ORCID

By | April 30, 2017

Researchers submitting manuscripts to the Nature family of journals, as well as other Springer titles need to register for a unique author identifier.

Scientists are criticizing the claim that hominins were in North America more than 100,000 years earlier than the currently accepted estimation.

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