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Organophosphates jeopardize dozens of species, a federal review finds.

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The new policy affects academic and nonprofit grants and cooperative agreements exceeding $50,000. 

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image: Study: UV Light Destroys Bat-Killing Fungus

Study: UV Light Destroys Bat-Killing Fungus

By | January 5, 2018

White nose syndrome has killed millions of bats throughout North America since it was discovered on the continent. 

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image: Study: Facial Cues Indicate Sickness

Study: Facial Cues Indicate Sickness

By | January 4, 2018

Pale skin and hanging eyelids are tell-tale signs of apparent illness.

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image: Members of Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS Fired

Members of Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS Fired

By | January 3, 2018

The move follows mass resignations from the council in June. 

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image: Federal Ban Lifted on Studying Most Dangerous Pathogens

Federal Ban Lifted on Studying Most Dangerous Pathogens

By | December 20, 2017

Only a few labs will earn funding for such “gain-of-function” research on SARS, MERS, and other deadly diseases.

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French President Emmanuel Macron awards millions of euros in research funding to climate scientists who will relocate from the U.S. and elsewhere to France.

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The nine plaintiffs allege the university’s actions put women at risk.

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The proposed tax on graduate tuition waivers would significantly increase students’ taxable income.

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The approval of the Roundup ingredient follows an extensive debate amidst conflicting evidence over the health effects of the world’s most popular weed killer. 

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