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French Report Concludes Syrian Government Used Sarin

French Report Concludes Syrian Government Used Sarin

On Monday the French government released a declassified report summarizing the evidence that it has gathered about three separate chemical weapons attacks on civilian populations in Syria.

September 3, 2013 — Christine Gorman

Political Climates: Drought and Conflict in Syria

Beginning in 2007, Syria and the greater Fertile Crescent experienced the worst three year drought ever recorded in the region. Recent research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests the drought may have contributed to the ongoing conflict in Syria.

March 24, 2015 — Layla Eplett

The Science of TED 2015

What I love about the annual TED gathering in Vancouver is the way science coexists along with art, social justice, popular song and the rest of TED's eclectic mix.

March 23, 2015 — Fred Guterl