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Scientists Offer Lab Space for Stranded Peers
Scientists Offer Lab Space for Stranded Peers
Kerry Grens | Feb 1, 2017
Researchers in Europe and Canada are offering temporary bench and desk spaces to host scientists denied entry into the U.S. as a result of the President’s executive order on immigration.
Amsterdam to Open Forensic Cemetery
Amsterdam to Open Forensic Cemetery
Bob Grant | Jan 23, 2017
The facility—the first of its kind in Europe—will help researchers study what happens to decomposing bodies.
Researchers Track Eels on Their Cross-Atlantic Migration
Researchers Track Eels on Their Cross-Atlantic Migration
Catherine Offord | Jan 1, 2017
A mysterious migration is coming to light after more than a century of study.
Opinion: How to Avoid Legal Problems in Collaborative Research
Opinion: How to Avoid Legal Problems in Collaborative Research
Catherine Coombes | Aug 31, 2016
A patent dispute over CRISPR highlights the need for scientists to agree on IP ownership early.
E.U. Pushes for Open Access by 2020
E.U. Pushes for Open Access by 2020
Bob Grant | Jun 2, 2016
European Union member states agree to an ambitious goal to make all scientific papers freely accessible within four years.
Brain Prize Winners Announced
Brain Prize Winners Announced
Catherine Offord | Mar 3, 2016
Three UK neuroscientists jointly win the €1 million European Brain Prize for their work on memory.
Ancient Microbe Migration
Ancient Microbe Migration
Karen Zusi | Jan 11, 2016
Bacteria from the stomach contents of “Iceman,” an ancient corpse frozen in a European glacier, shed light on early human migration.
E.U. Revises Law on Data Sharing
E.U. Revises Law on Data Sharing
Bob Grant | Dec 22, 2015
The newly amended legislation frees up health data, reversing an earlier provision that made it difficult for broad use of such information in research, registries, and biobanks.
Out of Europe?
Out of Europe?
David Begun | Dec 1, 2015
Instead of getting its start in Africa, humanity may have had more Continental roots. 
Book Excerpt from <em>The Real Planet of the Apes</em>
Book Excerpt from The Real Planet of the Apes
David Begun | Dec 1, 2015
In Chapter 7, “West Side Story: The African Apes of Europe,” author David Begun describes the thrill of excavating ancient European primates.