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AAAS Fellowship to Chemist Repealed
Kerry Grens | Dec 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.
Agreement Reached in Lab Fire Case
Jef Akst | Jun 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.
DNA Is a Flame Retardant
Kate Yandell | Mar 13, 2013
Cotton cloth coated with DNA from herring sperm does not burn.
Italian Science Facility Up in Smoke
Bob Grant | Mar 7, 2013
In Naples, a complex that housed an interactive science museum, a business incubator, and conference facilities burnt to the ground this week.
Opinion: Politics Doesn’t Threaten Owl
Paul Henson | Apr 30, 2012
A US Fish and Wildlife official responds to the assertion that the northern spotted owl is being mismanaged by government.
Chemist Charged After Researcher’s Death
Jef Akst | Jan 3, 2012
A laboratory head faces criminal charges after one of his researchers died in a lab fire in 2008.