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Deadly Wasting Syndrome Genetically Altered Sea Stars: Study

By Sukanya Charuchandra | June 19, 2018

The surviving animals may have evolved genes that provided an advantage in fighting the disease.  

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Pancreatic Cell Size Negatively Relates to Lifespan in Mammals

By Sukanya Charuchandra | June 19, 2018

Species with larger pancreatic cells tend to have shorter lives, according to a study.  

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Theranos Leaders Indicted For Fraud

By Ashley Yeager | June 18, 2018

Federal prosecutors filed criminal charges that allege the company’s promise to revolutionize blood testing swindled investors out of hundreds of millions of dollars and put patients in danger.

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Senate, House Propose Funding Boosts for US Science Agencies

By Sukanya Charuchandra | June 17, 2018

NASA, NSF, and NIH are expected to receive higher financial backing for the 2019 fiscal year, going above and beyond the President’s proposed budget.  

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USGS scientists need approval from a political appointee before they can present research at two big geological conferences.

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Todd Heatherton had groped students, according to allegations, and was facing termination.

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Humans are Making Mammals Return to the Night Life

By Ashley Yeager | June 14, 2018

While shifts in behavior could help wildlife and people coexist, they might also affect the animals’ survival.

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Pressure Mounts for EPA’s Scott Pruitt to Quit

By Catherine Offord | June 14, 2018

Republicans and conservative media outlets are turning on the agency administrator as allegations of ethical misconduct and excessive spending pile up.

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Ancient bones from Ireland reveal that farming has changed nitrogen composition in land for the last 3,000 years.

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US State Department Names New Science Envoys

By Shawna Williams | June 13, 2018

The five high-profile scientists are charged with helping strengthen international cooperation.

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