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Speaking of Science

By | March 1, 2012

March 2012's selection of notable quotes

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Child-Proofing Drugs

By | March 1, 2012

When children need medications, getting the dosing and method of administration right is like trying to hit a moving target with an untried weapon.

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One Year On

By | March 1, 2012

Some thoughts about the ecological fallout from Fukushima

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The Specter of Denialism

By | March 1, 2012

Conspiracy theories surrounding the global HIV/AIDS epidemic have cost thousands of lives. But science is fighting back.

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Elsevier Abandons Anti-Open Access Bill

By | February 28, 2012

The publishing giant withdraws its support of the Research Works Act, which would eliminate open-access requirements on federally funded work.

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Climate Conflict of Interest?

By | February 24, 2012

Greenpeace flags researchers' payments from a climate change skeptic organization.

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Fukushima Cruise Results In

By | February 24, 2012

Scientists find radioactive elements 600 kilometers from Fukushima—but levels are not harmful to human health.

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Behavior Brief

By | February 21, 2012

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Teenage Tourrette's Outbreak?

By | February 20, 2012

School-district officials in northwestern New York State are puzzled by a spate of high school students reporting symptoms of the neuropsychiatric disorder.

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Boozing for Better Health

By | February 16, 2012

Fruit flies consume alcohol to kill off parasites.

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