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AAAS Fellowship to Chemist Repealed

By Kerry Grens | December 23, 2015

Technician’s death in Patrick Harran’s lab prompted the American Association for the Advancement of Science to yank Harran’s title as a fellow.

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Agreement Reached in Lab Fire Case

By Jef Akst | June 25, 2014

A University of California, Los Angeles chemist facing criminal charges after a lab accident that killed his research assistant in 2009 avoids a public trial and jail time.

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DNA Is a Flame Retardant

By Kate Yandell | March 13, 2013

Cotton cloth coated with DNA from herring sperm does not burn.

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Italian Science Facility Up in Smoke

By Bob Grant | March 7, 2013

In Naples, a complex that housed an interactive science museum, a business incubator, and conference facilities burnt to the ground this week.

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Opinion: Politics Doesn’t Threaten Owl

By Paul Henson | April 30, 2012

A US Fish and Wildlife official responds to the assertion that the northern spotted owl is being mismanaged by government.

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Chemist Charged After Researcher’s Death

By Jef Akst | January 3, 2012

A laboratory head faces criminal charges after one of his researchers died in a lab fire in 2008.

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