Science groups react to U.S. government shutdown as researchers scramble

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Tiny device could help you hear better underwater

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China’s growing strength in science has been a recurring theme in recent editions of the National Science Foundation’s biennial statistical

A paper showing how to make a smallpox cousin just got published. Critics wonder why

One of the paper’s authors, Tonix CEO Seth Lederman, says he is “obsessed” with Edward Jenner, who invented the smallpox vaccine

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