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Chair of Chemical Safety Board to Step Down

By Ashley Yeager | May 25, 2018

Vanessa Allen Sutherland will resign next month, leaving the agency with just three members of what should be a five-person board.

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Congress Passes “Right to Try” Bill

By Jim Daley | May 23, 2018

Medical groups have criticized the legislation, which will give terminal patients access to experimental treatments, as dangerous and unnecessary.

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image: Ebola Update: Funding, Vaccines, and More Deaths in DRC

Ebola Update: Funding, Vaccines, and More Deaths in DRC

By Catherine Offord | May 23, 2018

A total of 27 people have died since April, but new funds and the deployment of an experimental vaccine are expected to help contain the virus.

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image: Nipah Virus Kills 10 in India

Nipah Virus Kills 10 in India

By Kerry Grens | May 22, 2018

Fruit bats are a reservoir for the disease, which can cause brain damage.

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Fall served in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy under President Barack Obama.

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A pilot program announced last month will consider combining announced and surprise inspections.

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A study of 686 fish and invertebrates predicts that some animals will have to shift more than 1,000 kilometers to stay within tolerable temperatures.

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A consortium of institutions will not renew its contract with the publisher that ends in June, following the lead of organizations in other countries.

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Men received both more and larger grants than women did, ending up with three times as much funding on average.

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As the virus spreads in Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization is preparing to immunize people as soon as this week.

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