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Regulating Dangerous Research

By | February 23, 2013

The US government has come out with new rules for life science research deemed risky.


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Open-Review Journal Launched

By | February 13, 2013

A new journal that publishes peer review comments alongside its manuscripts goes live.


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Some Girls Better at Science

By | February 5, 2013

Globally, 15-year-old girls outscored boys in 43 of the 65 countries tested.


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Genetics-Poverty Link Questioned

By | February 3, 2013

Harvard geneticists and anthropologists challenge the work of two economists who say there’s a link between genetic diversity and wealth.

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NIH Bias Challenged

By | February 1, 2013

A new study disputes findings of a 2011 analysis suggesting that black researchers are funded less than their equally qualified white peers.


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Treaty to Curb Mercury Pollution

By | January 22, 2013

More than 140 nations agree to a plan to limit global mercury emissions.


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Mathematicians as Publishers

By | January 21, 2013

A new initiative in the mathematics research community is gearing up to do the work traditionally organized by a publisher.


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Genetic Deodorant

By | January 18, 2013

People carrying a certain gene variant that dictates fresh underarms are less likely to wear antiperspirant.

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President Supports Gun-Violence Research

By | January 17, 2013

The Obama administration announces a $10 million, 23-part plan to curb gun violence in the country.


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A Call for Gun-Violence Research

By | January 14, 2013

More than 100 scientists signed a letter asking government to increase research on gun violence.



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