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Anthony Bebbington, Director of the Graduate School of Geography and Milton P. and Alice C. Higgins Professor of Environment and Society at Clark University, was recently awarded a 2014 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship in support of his forthcoming book, "Natural resource extraction in Latin America: transforming the ... (more)
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While politicians posture, and climate scientists sigh sadly, researchers in laboratories continue to devise ingenious new ways to save energy, increase efficiency, and make the most of solar power.
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National Review Editor Rich Lowry has come to the defense of embattled Condoleezza Rice after hundreds of students and professors protested her planned speeches at two universities.
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While many tiger conservation efforts focus on the numbers of a population, maintaining the big cats' genetic diversity is just as important, according to a report published on Thursday in the Journal of Heredity .
Dermatologists who receive free drug samples are more likely to give their patients prescriptions for expensive medicines, a new study says.
As the first state to drop the national Common Core learning standards, Indiana is rushing to approve new state-crafted benchmarks in time for teachers to use them this fall, and education leaders from across the nation are closely watching.
What's UC Irvine got that a group of determined UC Berkeley students want? President Barack Obama, on commencement day.
Over 20 years after the fatal fialuridine trial, a study published this week in PLOS Medicine demonstrates that mice with humanized livers recapitulate the drug's toxicity.
A tiny box orbiting Earth is sending home big data. Built mostly by undergraduate students for less than US$1.5 million, the 10 centimetre A- 10 cm A- 30 cm satellite, called Firefly, is now beaming back information on terrestrial I3-ray flashes - energetic bursts that are triggered by lightning and fired out into space.
Cocrystal Pharma, Inc. , announced today that, effective April 15, 2014, the Company's stock began trading under the new symbol "COCP".
Gary Peltz helped bioengineer a line of mice whose livers were largely replaced with human liver cells, giving researchers a better model for assessing whether drugs might be toxic to human livers.
Scanning Rodin's "Left Hand of Eustache de St. Pierre" French sculptor Auguste Rodin would frequently find his models out in the streets of Paris, drawn to hands and bodies gnarled by the often grueling nature of 19th century life and labor.
Have you ever wondered about the best ways to find life beyond earth? Join Kevin Hand, deputy chief scientist of solar system exploration at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, on April 24th at 7 p.m. for an intriguing one-hour discussion about the most habitable real estate in our outer solar system.
An imprint left on ancient cosmic light that was attributed to ripples in spacetime - and hailed by some as the discovery of the century - may have been caused by ashes from an exploding star.
This award is NSF's highest honor that annually recognizes an outstanding researcher under the age of 35 and funds his or her research in any field of science or engineering.
What we write online may be intercepted, filtered and publicized, but we'd like to think that the thoughts and images in our heads are totally private.
The final version of Indiana's proposed K-12 math and English outcomes -- the academic guidelines intended to replace the controversial national Common Core standards -- was released today.