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Trump Seeks Big Cuts to Science Funding—Again

The president wants to cut spending at the National Institutes of Health and Environmental Protection Agency, but it is not clear whether Congress will go along

March 12, 2019 — Heidi Ledford, Sara Reardon, Emiliano Rodríguez Mega, Jeff Tollefson and Alexandra Witze

4 New DNA Letters Double Life's Alphabet

Synthetic DNA seems to behave like the natural variety, suggesting a broader swathe of chemicals could support life than the four that evolved on Earth

February 22, 2019 — Matthew Warren and Nature magazine

How the Next Recession Could Save Lives

Death rates have dropped during past economic downturns, even as many health trends have worsened. Researchers are scrambling to decipher lessons before the next big recession

February 13, 2019 — Lynne Peeples and Nature magazine

The Fluorine Detectives

Researchers are battling to identify and assess a worrying class of persistent chemicals

February 13, 2019 — XiaoZhi Lim and Nature magazine
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Scientific American Health & Medicine

Scientific American Health & Medicine