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Proposal to ban EPA grantees from agency science advisory boards stirs controversy - Science Magazine

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Proposal to ban EPA grantees from agency science advisory boards stirs controversy
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Deborah Swackhamer, a retired science professor who chairs the agency's Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC), said conflict-of-interest rules for advisers are already clear and prevent researchers from directly influencing or being influenced by EPA ...
Pruitt: Scientists receiving federal grants will be cut from EPA advising rolesCNN

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NIH emails reveal divisions over renewal of gun research program - Science Magazine

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NIH emails reveal divisions over renewal of gun research program
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Now, Science has obtained internal agency emails under the Freedom of Information Act showing that in the months leading up to its expiration, program staff in several NIH institutes were keen to renew the 3-year firearms research initiative, which has ...

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Germany's insects are disappearing - Science Magazine

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Germany's insects are disappearing
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Their attempts to match the decline with changes in weather, landscapes, and plant coverage—in collaboration with scientists in the Netherlands and the United Kingdom—don't explain the loss, they report today in PLOS ONE . The scientists speculate ...

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'Mythbusters' reboot comes to Science Channel on November 15th - Engadget

'Mythbusters' reboot comes to Science Channel on November 15th
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What do you do when your highly-successful reality show goes out with a bang? If you're Discovery-owned Science Channel, you quickly reboot it and find new hosts to replace the iconic ones. If you're a fan of the original and willing to give the new ...

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Analysis of China's one-child policy sparks uproar | Science | AAAS - Science Magazine

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Analysis of China's one-child policy sparks uproar | Science | AAAS
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A new study of China's one-child policy is roiling demography, sparking calls for the field's leading journal to withdraw the paper. The controversy has ignited a ...

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Engulfed in Opioid Deaths, Ohio Turns to Science - Scientific American

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Engulfed in Opioid Deaths, Ohio Turns to Science
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Ohio holds a singular place in America's opioid scourge. In 2014 it suffered more overdose deaths than any other state. Since then such fatalities have only swelled, with 4,050 in 2016—a 32.8 percent increase from the previous year, according to ...


What Star Wars taught scientists about sperm - Popular Science

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What Star Wars taught scientists about sperm
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Ingber and Reilly aren't novices when it comes to letting art inform their science. A chance encounter with a sculpture that came out of Buckminster Fuller's architectural world back when Ingber was in grad school led to his theory that tensegrity, the ...

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Spinning spider silk into startup gold | Science | AAAS - Science Magazine

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Spinning spider silk into startup gold | Science | AAAS
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Spider silk products are finally edging into the market, but mass-produced, superstrong fibers remain out of reach.

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According to science, there are four ways to ensure people won't like you - GolfDigest.com

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According to science, there are four ways to ensure people won't like you
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Science is large, expansive and full of topics ranging from the inner workings of the human body, to the endless expanse above, to the uncontrollably rising seas that will one day soon flood Ohio. But because science needs clicks too it also concerns ...


Did a Baby Really 'Kick Through' Her Mother's Uterus? - Live Science

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Did a Baby Really 'Kick Through' Her Mother's Uterus?
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In some women who have had repeat C-sections, the "uterus is so thin, you can see the baby through it," Cackovic told Live Science. This thinning out can cause the uterus to rupture on its own. But there's still a small chance that a baby's kick could ...

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