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The five coastal countries will have to rectify their science and their politics
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A proof-of-concept study got transgenic tobacco plants to make a useful enzyme in their chloroplasts, not nuclei, minimizing chances for transfer to other organisms.
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Humanity first went to the moon to make a point. Now it’s time to overcome rivalries and pitch in together
The address also included inaccurate claims on the state of U.S. air quality
Upholding the lower court’s ruling would affect 20 million people who get medical coverage under the law and could upend the health care system
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Do not make the U.S.’s lunar return an international clash
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