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February 11, 2010 | ScienceNOW

Fertilizer Is Acidifying Chinese Land

China has long struggled to feed one-fifth of the world's population on 7% of the world's arable land. Adding to the challenge are the side effects of rapid economic development:...
January 19, 2010 | ScienceNOW

More on "Climategate"; New Details on Murdered Iranian Physicist

Plus more from Science's policy blog, ScienceInsider
January 15, 2010 | ScienceNOW

Japan Prize Honors Impacts on Society

Selfless engineer, green biologist win awards
December 11, 2009 | ScienceNOW

Asian Mutation Protects Against Malaria

People with gene variant still get malaria but host far fewer parasites
November 16, 2009 | ScienceNOW

A Silent Killer in Bangladesh Wells

Researchers discover cause of arsenic contamination in country's aquifers
November 6, 2009 | ScienceNOW

More Support for Human Role in Chinese Quake

Filling a reservoir might have set off the disastrous Wenchuan temblor
October 22, 2009 | ScienceNOW

Why Fish and Red Wine Don't Mix

Researchers discover basis for unpleasant aftertaste
October 13, 2009 | ScienceNOW

Mother's Cancer Can Infect Her Fetus

Japanese case sheds light on how the disease evades the immune system
September 9, 2009 | ScienceNOW

PNAS Changes Submission Rules, Cancer Researcher Sued

Plus more from Science's policy blog, ScienceInsider
August 19, 2009 | ScienceNOW

Snorkel Genes to the Rescue

Researchers give drowning rice plants a leg up
August 10, 2009 | ScienceNOW

India's Groundwater Disappearing at Alarming Rate

Satellite data show rapid loss of sources of fresh water across northern part of continent
August 3, 2009 | ScienceNOW

Researchers Grow New Teeth in Mice

Bioengineered molars could one day replace lost teeth in humans
July 29, 2009 | ScienceNOW

Ground Zero for Malaria Drug Resistance?

Key treatment losing efficacy in Western Cambodia
July 21, 2009 | ScienceNOW

China Battles Internet Addiction, Nobel Laureates Battle Climate Change

Plus more from Science's policy blog, ScienceInsider

Drug-Resistant Swine Flu, NSF Porn Scandal Redux

Plus more from Science's policy blog, ScienceInsider
June 17, 2009 | ScienceNOW

Tigers Tracked by Their Scat

DNA from poop helps estimate the cat's numbers in the wild
June 10, 2009 | ScienceNOW

Raging Typhoons May Soothe Quakes

Storms crossing Taiwan seem to trigger slow, harmless earthquakes

Wins for Open Access and German Science

Plus more from Science's policy blog, ScienceInsider

World's Oldest Pottery?

China find sheds light on early diets

Toxicant Is Accelerating Demise of Fossil Fish

Deformities, infertility threaten to wipe out 140-million-year-old sturgeon

Skeleton Pushes Back Leprosy's Origins

Telltale bone erosion indicates disease has been around for at least 4000 years

Solving the Mystery of the Bearded Lady

Scientists find genetic origin of "werewolf syndrome"

WHO Stays the Course as Japan Grapples With Swine Flu

Agency says global pandemic is not under way yet
April 27, 2009 | ScienceNOW

China Falls Short on Olympic Cleanup

Attempt to control emissions did little to curb pollution, study finds
April 21, 2009 | ScienceNOW

Genes Know How to Network

New approach elucidates the complex genetic crosstalk within cells
April 13, 2009 | ScienceNOW

Recalibrating the Biological Clock?

Adult mice generate eggs--and controversy
April 7, 2009 | ScienceNOW

Patented Genes, Animal-Rights Protests, and Japanese Robots in Space

Plus more from Science's policy blog, ScienceInsider
March 25, 2009 | ScienceNOW

Early Chinese May Have Eaten Millet Before Rice

Animal remains give clues to origins of farming
March 3, 2009 | ScienceNOW

What Obama Got Right and Wrong This Week

Plus more from Science's policy blog, ScienceInsider
February 24, 2009 | ScienceNOW

A Divisive Budget, Invisible Ph.D.s, and a Virus Meeting Attacked by a Virus

Plus more, from Science's new policy blog, ScienceInsider
February 10, 2009 | ScienceNOW

Brouhaha Over Controversial Forensic Technology: Journal Caves to Legal Threat

Paper questioning voice analyzer pulled from Web after manufacture claims it is defamatory
January 14, 2009 | ScienceNOW

Extinct Tiger Lives On in Close Relative

Caspian tiger is essentially the same subspecies as Siberian tiger
January 13, 2009 | ScienceNOW

Care for a Silkworm With Your Tang?

Caterpillars may be on the menu for future space expeditions
December 17, 2008 | ScienceNOW

Blame the Sun for a Cloudy Day?

The sun's magnetic cycle may play a key role in droughts and downpours
December 4, 2008 | ScienceNOW

The Dark Side of Tiger Conservation

Attacks on humans rise in Nepal's recovering forests
December 3, 2008 | ScienceNOW

Another Big One for Indonesia?

New analyses show continuing threat of a major earthquake and possible Indian Ocean tsunami
November 5, 2008 | ScienceNOW

Island Invaders: Infect and Conquer

A disease carried by black rats spelled the end for two endemic species on Christmas Island
October 29, 2008 | ScienceNOW

A Disaster Spelled Out in Sand

Clues to earlier tsunamis embedded in soil
October 7, 2008 | ScienceNOW

Speed-Walking Across Asia

First humans reached China soon after leaving Africa
September 18, 2008 | ScienceNOW

GM Crops Make Good Neighbors

Cotton engineered to produce natural pesticide also protects nonmodified plants nearby
September 12, 2008 | ScienceNOW

China Quake No Stress Reliever

Temblor last May could have activated adjoining fault lines
August 7, 2008 | ScienceNOW

Stretchable Conductor May Open Way to Flexible Electronics

Fashioned of polymer and carbon nanotubes, elastic conductor can be pulled like a rubber band
July 15, 2008 | ScienceNOW

Massive Mangrove Restoration Backfires

Philippine conservation effort dooms ecologically critical trees
June 23, 2008 | ScienceNOW

Down Under, Fish Numbers Climb Up

Rapid recovery of a key species in Australia points to efficacy of fishing bans

Chinese Researchers Take Stock After Quake

Massive temblor may shift priorities for geologists, ecologists, and others

Chinese Quake Likely a Mega-Catastrophe

Seismologists foresee biggest killer since 1976
April 17, 2008 | ScienceNOW

Second Family of High-Temperature Superconductors Discovered

Iron-arsenic compounds could clear up--or deepen--the mystery of resistance-free electric currents
March 5, 2008 | ScienceNOW

South Korean Researcher Suspended Over Charges of Scientific Misconduct

University launches formal investigation into two high-profile papers
October 29, 2007 | ScienceNOW

Tibetans Get Their Blood Flowing

Study reveals how high-altitude dwellers compensate for lack of oxygen
September 5, 2007 | ScienceNOW

Another Asian Tsunami Threat Looms

Megaquake could kill millions around Bay of Bengal
October 10, 2006 | ScienceNOW

North Korean "Bomb" May Be Bust for Science

While analysts debate nature of military test, researchers brace for sanctions
April 11, 2006 | ScienceNOW

Secret Meeting Builds Korean Science Ties

Researchers from North, South plan joint projects during unprecedented gathering
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