Without an alternative to the signature Obama climate policy, EPA is more vulnerable to legal challenges
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U.N. meeting is aimed in part at strengthening countries’ commitments to climate action
A program to stop deadly diseases from spreading to the U.S. by helping foreign countries contain them now faces steep cuts
U.S. life span is rising disproportionately
This spring, Wall Street seems more accepting of climate science as shareholders demand plans to reduce risks
Thierry Zomahoun, president of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, talks about the potential and needs of science on the continent.
In prisons, common services may include psychiatry and cardiology assistance
Genetic construction project shifts focus to making virus-resistant human cells
A massive biobank effort, first planned under the Obama administration, launches this week
Plan seeks to encourage carbon sequestration development and expand options for credits
Law enforcement’s use of an open-source DNA ancestry database raises questions about genetic privacy
Today in Boston, Gates announced a $12-million initiative to foster the development of a vaccine effective against all flu strains.
Research linking pollution to public health was instrumental in setting air quality standards
Directive to exclude certain research will harm public health and environment, critics say
Images from Landsat satellites and an agricultural-survey program are freely available to scientists—but for how long?
The law that allows Native Americans to claim ancestral remains must be strengthened
Agency argues that the nation’s forests compensate for carbon released from burning wood
Partisanship and his past statements about climate change could hinder Bridenstine’s leadership of the space agency
Federal marijuana laws are counterproductive and overly harsh