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

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Among this year’s winners are a geneticist who revealed how plants respond to shade and a group of physicists who mapped the universe’s background radiation.

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image: Hundreds of Pterosaur Eggs Discovered in China

Hundreds of Pterosaur Eggs Discovered in China

By | November 30, 2017

The fossil booty includes some eggs with embryo remains inside, and points to group nests involving long-term parental care.

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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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The 10-micrometer-long flagellate cell might have a big story to tell about the evolution of eukaryotes.

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An analysis of President Trump’s proposed $7.2 billion slash to the National Institutes of Health budget points to dire consequences for the development of novel drugs.

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The former chief of Eli Lilly USA is picked to replace Tom Price, who stepped down in September amid a controversy over the abuse of taxpayer-funded travel.

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Agriculture faculty members allege funding from industry organizations is tied to their employment status.

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image: Republican Tax Plan Eliminates Popular Education Exemptions

Republican Tax Plan Eliminates Popular Education Exemptions

By | November 6, 2017

The proposal draws criticism from higher-education groups.

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