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San Francisco Is Changing Face of AIDS Treatment

NY Times Science - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 09:48
The city that was once the epidemic’s ground zero now has only a few hundred new cases a year, the result of a raft of creative programs.

Wild mammals 'return to Chernobyl'

BBC Science - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 09:17
The Chernobyl exclusion zone now has more wildlife than before the 1986 nuclear accident, researchers say.

Observatory: Mummification Practiced in Bronze Age Britain

NY Times Science - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 09:16
Archaeologists used microscopic bone analysis to study 34 human remains from Britain dating to the Bronze Age, spanning from 2200 B.C. to 750 B.C.

Work that won Nobel Prize for medicine 2015

BBC Science - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 09:06
The work that won the 2015 Nobel Prize for medicine

Chile creates new marine reserves

BBC Science - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 08:16
Chile announces the creation of two new marine reserves off its coast which together will cover more than a million sq km.

Nasa photo archive posted online

BBC Science - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 06:39
One man's mission to upload 13,000 photographs that Nasa said it didn't have the resources to publish.

Pompeii Journal: Scientists Hope to Learn How Pompeians Lived, Before the Big Day

NY Times Science - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 06:30
Using a CT scanner, a team hopes to gather information about the long-perished residents’ habits and lifestyles, and possibly to dispel presumptions.

VIDEO: Nobel Prize rewards parasite research

BBC Science - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 06:09
The Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine has been split two ways for groundbreaking work on parasitic diseases.

Nobel Prize for anti-parasite drugs

BBC Science - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 04:37
The Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine has been awarded to two teams for their groundbreaking work on parasitic diseases.

The New Health Care: Health Benefits of Tea? Here’s What the Evidence Says

NY Times Science - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 03:50
It appears to be a reasonable addition to a healthful diet, with few harms and the possibility of benefits.

A Shifting Approach to Saving Endangered Species

NY Times Science - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 03:15
In a shift in policy toward endangered species, conservation interests are working with those of government and business on wider-ranging plans.

ScienceTake: Science Filmmaking to Test Ape Memory

NY Times Science - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 03:00
For the purposes of testing ape memory, two scientists wrote, directed and starred in two short videos made for viewing by chimpanzees and bonobos

Q&A: Some Canada Geese Are Losing Migratory Instincts

NY Times Science - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 03:00
Year-round populations of the birds are establishing themselves in areas far south of their original territories.

VIDEO: Plastic bag charge: Environmental impact

BBC Science - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 01:09
Many shoppers in England will have to pay 5p for plastic carrier bags from Monday in a bid to slash the 7.6 billion handed out every year.

Mammal species outlived the dinosaurs

BBC Science - Sun, 10/04/2015 - 21:11
Scientists have discovered a species of ancient mammal that survived the event that led to the extinction of the dinosaurs.

Eye Treatment Closes In on Being First Gene Therapy Approved in U.S.

NY Times Science - Sun, 10/04/2015 - 21:00
Spark Therapeutics said the treatment had allowed people with certain so-called inherited retinal dystrophies to maneuver in dimmer light than they could before.

The greenest island in the world?

BBC Science - Sun, 10/04/2015 - 19:15
The island hoping to become the greenest in the world

VIDEO: How plastic may end up in your food

BBC Science - Sun, 10/04/2015 - 16:13
Biologist Dr Pennie Lindeque from Plymouth Marine Laboratory explains how plastics in the marine environment get into the food chain.

Valeant’s Drug Price Strategy Enriches It, but Infuriates Patients and Lawmakers

NY Times Science - Sun, 10/04/2015 - 03:00
A pharmaceutical company buys old drugs and increases the price multifold, a profitable business model that is drawing anger and making the traditional drug industry nervous.

Conflict and survival: Biology photo award

BBC Science - Sat, 10/03/2015 - 18:29
Photos shortlisted for Royal Society of Biology prize
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