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US postdocs face steep challenges when starting families

29 June 2017

Researchers from ethnic minorities are more likely to be discouraged from taking parental leave. Read More


US lawmakers' science spending plans ignore Trump cuts

28 June 2017

NASA sees a slight increase under the proposed budget while funding for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is cut by 13%. Read More


Survey reveals basic research in Canada is falling by the wayside

28 June 2017

The number of researchers who work on basic science questions has dropped precipitously. Read More

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A billion-year arms race against viruses shaped our evolution

28 June 2017

Proteins involved in gene regulation once fought viruses. Read More


Vaccine ruling from Europe's highest court isn't as crazy as scientists think

28 June 2017

Media and scientific uproar over admissible evidence 'exaggerated', say legal scholars. Read More


Pirate sites, grizzly bears and a cholera outbreak

28 June 2017

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Overlooked water loss in plants could throw off climate models

28 June 2017

Errors could cause researchers to overestimate the rate of photosynthesis when water is scarce. Read More


How quantum trickery can scramble cause and effect

28 June 2017

Logic-defying experiments in quantum causality can twist the notion of time itself. Read More


Has Harry Potter mania cursed Indonesia's owls?

28 June 2017

Conservationists fear trend of selling wild-caught birds will hurt populations. Read More


Let science be a springboard for politics

27 June 2017

Governing well demands the same mindset as doing good research, says James Martin Read More


Success of gravity-wave satellite paves way for three-craft mission

27 June 2017

Technology far exceeded expectations in LISA Pathfinder test. Read More


Scientists in limbo as US Supreme Court allows modified travel ban

26 June 2017

Justices overturn lower-court rulings on policy targeting people from six majority-Muslim countries. Read More


US court grants Elsevier millions in damages from Sci-Hub

22 June 2017

Some doubt that the publishing giant will see any money from the pirate site. Read More


Solar System survey casts doubt on mysterious 'Planet Nine'

22 June 2017

Orbits of four newfound objects show no signs of gravitational pull from proposed giant planet. Read More


Air guns used in offshore oil exploration can kill tiny marine life

22 June 2017

Lethal effects from pulses of sound used to probe the sea floor can travel over a kilometre. Read More

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