Vast deposits of rare earth and critical minerals found in Afghanistan by U.S. geologists under military cover could solve world shortages and get the country off opium and out from under Taliban control...
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Error and Trial: Italian Scientists Face Prison as Earthquake Manslaughter Hearing Resumes This Weekend
Six renowned geophysicists are on the hot seat, but is it for failing to predict an earthquake or failing to clearly communicate their findings?
Rats teach a neuroscientist lessons of love—or at least sex
Villages close to a road built in Ecuador saw a larger rise in antibiotic resistance than did more remote areas. Karen Hopkin reports
The CDC explains why this is the deadliest foodborne illness outbreak in more than a decade
Fragmented habitat will make it hard for frogs and salamanders to move to new homes as the climate changes
A new process aims to extract lithium from the brines used to generate electricity in a geothermal power plant
Geologists actually mapping the country's mineral bounty suspect its prime cache of coveted rare earth elements is considerably larger than the latest estimate lets on
Even as the last protons spin through the most successful particle accelerator in history, physicists hope to conjure one final triumph
Tianjin Eco-City is an attempt to demonstrate how cities can avoid pollution
Many U.S. physicians think that their patients and their patient's purses could get by with less medical care. Katherine Harmon reports
With hundreds of nanoproducts currently being tested in humans, recommendations aim to safeguard trial participants.
Cyclist commuters in London had more than twice as much black soot in their lungs than did walking commuters. Amy Kraft reports
Why it is time to end invasive biomedical research on chimpanzees
Sequencing effort provides a model for future studies of museum samples.