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Study: Bumblebee Species Declining Worldwide

By | July 20, 2017

The first global evaluation of populations demonstrates that certain species are diminishing considerably.

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Michael Dourson, a former staffer at the Environmental Protection Agency, has controversial ties to industry.

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S. Allen Counter pursued scientific questions within various cultures throughout the world.

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UK’s Brexit Team Lacks a Science Advisor

By | July 18, 2017

Advocacy groups call for the role to be filled.

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image: Dogs Have a Single Genetic Origin: Study

Dogs Have a Single Genetic Origin: Study

By | July 18, 2017

A new genetic analysis contradicts a 2016 study proposing that our canine companions were domesticated from two distinct populations.

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Most of Human Genome Nonfunctional: Study

By | July 17, 2017

An estimate derived from fertility rates concludes that at least 75 percent of our DNA has no critical utility.

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image: CRISPR Restores Muscle Function in Mice

CRISPR Restores Muscle Function in Mice

By | July 17, 2017

Scientists use the gene-editing tool to treat animals with a rare form of congenital muscular dystrophy.

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Salk Faces Gender Discrimination Lawsuits

By | July 17, 2017

Two high-ranking female scientists at the Salk Institute in La Jolla, California, claim the center is run by a team of “good old boys.”

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Study: Blood Test Detects Pancreatic Cancer

By | July 14, 2017

A newly identified marker for a common pancreatic cancer may help doctors detect the disease in its earlier stages.

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