New Royal Society head
linkurl:Paul Nurse,; Nobel Prize-winning cell biologist and president of Rockefeller University in New York City since 2003, has been linkurl:nominated; by the Council of the Royal Society to lead the Royal Society in London. Following a vote of the Society's Fellows, the appointment will be confirmed in July.
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Warming ups asthma, cancer, other ailments
In a new analysis of climate change consequences, an inter-agency working group led by the linkurl:National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences; released a linkurl:report; last Wednesday outlining eleven key health areas that have been or will be affected by global warming. The list includes asthma, cancer, food and waterborne diseases, and human developmental effects, among others. Vatican funds stem cell research
The Vatican will fund researchers at the University of Maryland $2.7 million to study adult stem cells from the intestines, linkurl:according to The Baltimore...
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