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October 6, 2012
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Right to Science?

Workshop helps to define the human right to benefit from science Conscience. Expression. Property. Fair trial. Peaceful assembly. And science? Yes, says the University of Delaware’s Tom Powers, the international community has declared that there is an inalienable human right … Continue reading

August 16, 2012
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Heather Leslie: Measuring ocean health

Sustainable management of a huge, complex and valuable resource such as the ocean requires a comprehensive metric that did not exist until now. In the Aug. 16 edition of Nature a broad group of scientists including Heather Leslie, the Sharpe … Continue reading

February 21, 2012
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Computer Scientist Developing Intersections of The Future With Fully Autonomous Vehicles

AUSTIN, Texas — Intersections of the future will not need stop lights or stop signs, but will look like a somewhat chaotic flow of driverless, autonomous cars slipping past one another as they are managed by a virtual traffic controller, … Continue reading

February 21, 2012
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New Study Shows No Evidence of Groundwater Contamination From Hydraulic Fracturing

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Hydraulic fracturing of shale formations to extract natural gas has no direct connection to reports of groundwater contamination, based on evidence reviewed in a study released Thursday by the Energy Institute at The University of Texas … Continue reading

May 29, 2010
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Rise in Global Temperatures and Extinction of the Lizards

For many lizards, global climate change is a matter of life and death. After decades of surveying Sceloporus lizard populations in Mexico, an international research team has found that rising temperatures have driven 12 percent of the country’s lizard populations … Continue reading