Son of assassinated Pakistani premier opens controversial cultural festival in ancient ruins
A University of Virginia graduate's private foundation is giving $10 million to the school to support its new Data Science Institute.
Merck joins other drugmakers, contract research labs vowing not to do research on chimpanzees
Fla. law agency believes chemist stole drug evidence being tested in criminal cases
Amid drought, California says state water won't be available to agencies serving millions
Is an earworm your Waterloo (as in Abba's tune)? Study finds what helps people oust that tune
Mouse study suggests why some vitamins might spur cancer, backing longtime warning for smokers
Mexico reports dramatic drop in Monarch butterflies, migration may disappear
Blue-eyed, dark-skinned hunter-gatherer emerges from ancient European DNA
Scientists find plague DNA in 6th-century teeth, warn new strains could spark future pandemics
An author interested in martian fungus is cooking up trouble with NASA over an object resembling a jelly doughnut.
In dropping algebra II mandate, Texas creating new math classes as part of curriculum overhaul
Russian astronauts repeat spacewalk, 1 camera works but other does not despite crew's efforts
China's lunar rover has mechanical problems, may not finish mission
Companies that pledged to Humane Society to stop or not to do future research on chimpanzees
If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, then youth must be in the ear of the beholder.
Report for UN says 250 million primary school age children can't read, write or do basic math
Your inner Neanderthal: Fossil bits of Neanderthal DNA hide in human genome, influence skin
Simple technique produces stem cells in mice; hints at route to make human replacement tissue
Mexico's salamander-like axolotl, the 'water monster,' may have disappeared, experts worry
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