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Speaking of Science

By | December 1, 2012

December 2012's selection of notable quotes

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Art Through the Nose

By | November 29, 2012

A new show at New York’s Museum of Art and Design celebrates olfaction and the science behind modern perfume making.

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The Legacy of Kyoto

By | November 29, 2012

The Kyoto agreement to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions was flawed, but it provides useful lessons for upcoming climate regulation negotiations.

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Neurologist Reveals Insider Information

By | November 26, 2012

A Michigan University clinical researcher allegedly supplied a fund manager with information about drug trial results that the fund used to rake in more than $270 million.

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Obama’s Research Challenge

By | November 16, 2012

Obama wants to invest in science and technology, but a divided Congress and looming budget cuts could make it difficult to keep his promises.

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Opinion: Talking Genomics

By | November 13, 2012

The crucial importance of language in the debate over the regulation of direct-to-consumer genetic tests

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Charles Darwin for Congress

By | November 13, 2012

Nominated as a write-in candidate as a protest against the anti-science incumbent, famed naturalist Charles Darwin won 4,000 congressional votes in a Georgia county.

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Science and the 2012 Election

By | November 8, 2012

From education to space, science fared well at the polls on Tuesday.

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Industry Donates Big This Election

By | November 6, 2012

Biotech, pharmaceutical, and insurance companies have spent a record-breaking amount this election—nearly $200 million.

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The Biology of Politics

By | November 6, 2012

A number of studies have linked genes and hormones to political attitudes and behaviors, though the evidence remains controversial.

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