In a development that has conservationists abuzz, Chinese officials crushed 6.1 tons of confiscated elephant ivory earlier today in a ceremony in Guangzhou.
As the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has grown to mammoth proportions in recent the years, you would be hard-pressed to come up with a technology category that is not represented...
Solar-powered cars have been little more than a novelty to date, experimental vehicles resembling photovoltaic-laden surfboards designed mostly for racing across deserts.
More bad news for Obamacare and its proponents. A new study from Oregon shows that better access to health care increasedrather than decreasedboth the number of folks crowding emergency rooms and the subset of those who sought care for conditions that clearly were not emergencies...
Wow. Ive just spent the last couple days going through the paleoanthropology news that broke in 2013 and I must say it was a banner year. There were so many exciting new findings that bear on scientists understanding of just about every chapter of humanitys seven-million-year sagafrom our ancestors first upright steps to the peopling [...]..
It took only 10 minutes for paleontologists to dig up a scientifically important tortoise fossil this fall when a group of science writers visited theFlorida Museum of Natural History’s Thomas Farm site...
A professor at Baylor College of Medicine (B.C.M.) has received the Pearl Meister Greengard Prize for her pioneering work as a neuroscientist.
Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKlines announcement on December 16 that it will cease paying doctors to promote its products took the medical community by surprise, but the plan appears to have been in the works for some time...
Geneticist and transparency advocate Richard Jefferson explains how technology could transform the process of problem solving
GlaxoSmithKline broke with industry practice and announced that it will no longer pay scientists to promote its drugs, reports the New York Times.
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