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Trees in eastern US head west as climate changes

17 May 2017

Breaking from the general poleward movement of many species, flowering trees take an unexpected turn. Read More


Lab-grown blood stem cells produced at last

17 May 2017

Two research teams cook up recipe to make long-sought cells in mice and people. Read More


The wooden skyscrapers that could help to cool the planet

17 May 2017

Large timber buildings are getting safer, stronger and taller. They may also offer a way to slow down global warming. Read More

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Ebola outbreak in the Congo, tuberculosis drug resistance in Russia and GM mustard seeds in India

17 May 2017

The week in science: 12–18 May 2017. Read More


How Trump’s science cuts could hurt states that voted for him

17 May 2017

Rural and struggling areas have benefited from funding that is now at risk. Read More


Ancient-genome study finds Bronze Age ‘Beaker culture’ invaded Britain

17 May 2017

Famous bell-shaped pots associated with group of immigrants who may have displaced Neolithic farmers. Read More


Trump officials act to tilt federal science boards toward industry

16 May 2017

Critics say that changes to advisory groups at the Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Interior could restrict or paralyze them. Read More


Geneticists enlist engineered virus and CRISPR to battle citrus


16 May 2017

Desperate farmers hope scientists can beat pathogen that is wrecking the US orange harvest. Read More


Rescue old data before it’s too late

16 May 2017

If we don’t act soon to preserve past records, invaluable knowledge will be lost, warns Elizabeth Griffin. Read More


Beads made from meteorite reveal prehistoric culture's reach

15 May 2017

Objects unearthed at Native American burial site are remnants of an ancient space rock. Read More


Ebola vaccine could get first real-world test in emerging outbreak

12 May 2017

The Democratic Republic of the Congo has reported nine suspected cases of infection in recent weeks. Read More


Revamped 'anti-science' education bills in United States find success

12 May 2017

Legislation urges educators to ‘teach the controversy’ and allows citizens to challenge curricula. Read More


Arctic nations strike down research roadblocks

12 May 2017

Binding pact aims to ease access to field sites and shipment of samples across national borders. Read More


China cracks down on fake data in drug trials

11 May 2017

Researchers and manufacturers face possible jail time — or execution — for fraudulent submissions to nation's drug agency. Read More


Cells that trim brain connections are linked to autism

11 May 2017

A difference in brain biology between the sexes might render males most vulnerable to autism. Read More


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