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When the Times informed Montana Senator John Walsh last week that one of his graduate-school papers contained unattributed passages by other writers, Walsh tried out three responses.
Scientists working with different molecular structures of Boron have discovered a configuration that resembles the Buckminsterfullerene, often referred to as the Buckyball, a structure that has become extremely important in the development of nanotechnology.
Washington Watch, formerly called 'Planet Washington,' covers politics and government.
Farmers' market vouchers may be useful tools in improving access to fruits and vegetables for people with low-incomes.
I'm delighted to say that Charles E. Cobb Jr. will be guest-blogging this week about his new book, This Nonviolent Stuff'll Get You Killed: How Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible .
Democrats have mostly avoided high-profile primary fights this year. But the one in Rhode Island highlights the differences across wings of the party.
Adrienne Keene is a post-doctoral researcher at Brown University, the author of the popular blog " Native Appropriations " and a member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma.
Since joining my current practice two years ago, I've noticed that I care for a disproportionate number of immigrants of Chinese and other Asian descent compared to my colleagues.
Though Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, has brought an economic optimism to India, it will take approximately two years to achieve 6% growth rate for the country and a high growth rate is necessary to run the Right to Food campaign and the Right to Education Act, said Professor Ashutosh Varshney, international political scientist and ... (more)
Parents of overweight and obese kids may want to help their kids be healthier, but they're more often willing to make changes in children's diets than in their activity levels, according to a new study.
This weekend's WaterFire will feature free hepatitis screenings to help raise awareness of a virus that affects an estimated 17,000 Rhode Islanders.
When asked what the minimum legal drinking age should be in the U.S., Heath says 8, or maybe even 6. No, the Brown University anthropology professor is not advocating getting kids drunk.
The United States should repeal a 30-year policy that bans blood donations from gay and bisexual men, according to a team of medical and legal experts writing this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Imagine being able to design your own super-cool body part , in whatever shape or color you could dream up.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 06:35 am
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