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Roger Guillemin, 100, Nobel-Winning Scientist Stirred by Rivalries, Dies

Roger Guillemin, a neuroscientist who was a co-discoverer of the unexpected hormones with which the brain controls many bodily functions, died on Wednesday...

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N.Y. Attorney General Urges Stricter Warnings for Asthma Drug

The New York attorney general on Thursday urged the Food and Drug Administration to “take immediate action” and renew alerts to doctors and...

Fertility Clinic Errors Collide With a Redefinition of ‘Personhood’

To the fertility patients whose embryos were destroyed at an Alabama clinic, the circumstances must have been shocking. Somehow, a patient in the...

Dirty Ice May Be Ugly, but It Has One Advantage

What’s the worst part of winter? The perpetual shoveling of snow? The bitter wind that whips across your face?Some might say the real...

Steven Wise, Champion of Animal Rights, Is Dead at 73

Steven M. Wise, a pioneering animal rights lawyer who gave voice to clients unable to testify on their own behalf, demanding the same...

Duke Shuts Down Huge Plant Collection, Causing Scientific Uproar

Duke University has decided to close its herbarium, a collection of 825,000 specimens of plants, fungi and algae that was established more than...

A Voracious Black Hole at the Dawn of Time?

Astronomers claimed on Monday that they had discovered what might be the hungriest, most luminous object in the visible universe — a supermassive...

Jeff Koons Sculptures Hitch Ride on SpaceX Rocket to the Moon

The American artist Jeff Koons watched as a SpaceX rocket carrying 125 of his miniature moon sculptures and other cargo departed from the...

California Tried to Ban Plastic Grocery Bags. It Didn’t Work.

Almost a decade ago, California became the first state in the United States to ban single-use plastic bags in an effort to tackle...

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