Proposal would keep funding flat for most research agencies, but cuts could come early next year.
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Oklahoma attorney-general Scott Pruitt has sought to reverse federal limits on greenhouse-gas emissions and air pollution.
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Scientists should challenge online falsehoods and inaccuracies — and harness the collective power of the Internet to fight back, argues Phil Williamson.
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The University of California, Berkeley, and the Broad Institute are vying for lucrative rights to the gene-editing system.
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Economic woes wrought by globalization are only part of the cause.
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One-legged machine reloads its springs fast enough to perform jumps in quick succession.
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Breakthrough awards announce winners in physics, life sciences and mathematics.
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Researchers criticize University of Copenhagen for firing Hans Thybo on apparently "flimsy" grounds.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau looks to fulfil a key campaign pledge to researchers.
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When opinions are symbols of belonging, our brains work overtime to keep us believing, says Dan Kahan.
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But the European Space Agency's participation in a mission to deflect an asteroid moon is now cancelled.
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November’s sharpest science shots, selected by Nature ’s photo team.
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The 21st Century Cures Act aims to reshape drug regulation and biomedical research.
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Institutions struggle to respond after court blocks regulations that would have increased wages for junior researchers.
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The week in science: 25 November–1 December 2016.
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Advances in neuroscience are driving the development of therapies that could save thousands of the most vulnerable patients.
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Some of the most toxic refuse from modern society ends up in poor communities. Researchers are helping one area in the Middle East clean up its electronic-waste problem.
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Nature 's list of the key issues and appointments facing US government science agencies.
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Scientists say mitochondrial-replacement therapy is ready for tests in the clinic.
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