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Strawberry Scientist Sued Over the Fruits of His Research

Strawberry Scientist Sued Over the Fruits of His Research

| By Scott Smith | May 8
When professor Douglas Shaw retired from the University of California at Davis and set up his own strawberry-breeding business, he found himself in a legal jam.

Neil deGrasse Tyson on God

Neil deGrasse Tyson on God

| May 6
In this web exclusive, correspondent Martha Teichner asks the acclaimed astrophysicist, as he examines the universe, whether he believes in an all-powerful creator.

Nuke Waste Debate: Turn It Into Glass or Encase in Cement?

Nuke Waste Debate: Turn It Into Glass or Encase in Cement?

| By Nicholas K. Geranios | May 6
Hanford has about 56 million gallons (211 million liters) of nuclear waste stored in underground tanks until it can be treated for permanent disposal. Some tanks date back to World War II and are leaking.

Artificial Wombs Could Increase Premature Babies' Chances of Survival

Artificial Wombs Could Increase Premature Babies' Chances of Survival

| May 2
Researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have developed artificial wombs that could eventually increase premature babies' chances of survival.

NASA Spacewalking Suits in Short Supply, Report Finds

NASA Spacewalking Suits in Short Supply, Report Finds

| By Marcia Dunn | May 1
NASA's spacewalking suits are in short supply, and a replacement is still years away despite the nearly $200 million spent on new technology, the space agency's inspector general reported Wednesday.

Blood Test Offers Hope for Better Lung Cancer Treatment

Blood Test Offers Hope for Better Lung Cancer Treatment

| By Marilynn Marchione | Apr 29
Researchers have taken an important step toward better lung cancer treatment by using blood tests to track genetic changes in tumors as they progress from their very earliest stages.

Climate 'Realists' Want U.S. to Stop Spending Money on Climate Change

Climate 'Realists' Want U.S. to Stop Spending Money on Climate Change

| Apr 27
A group of climate change skeptics who call themselves "climate realists" think the U.S. has spent too much money on climate change already, and they want the government to stop.

Man's Daily Observations Become Vital Info for Climate Change Researchers

Man's Daily Observations Become Vital Info for Climate Change Researchers

| Apr 27
Billy Barr's Colorado cabin in the woods is home to one of the world's most valuable -- and unexpected -- troves of scientific data. Barr has been measuring snow depth and how much groundwater it produces since 1974.

After Being Separated from Partner, SeaWorld Polar Bear Dies

After Being Separated from Partner, SeaWorld Polar Bear Dies

| Apr 25
A polar bear at SeaWorld unexpectedly died after she was separated from her longtime female partner.

Advocates Fan Out in Global Show of Support for Science

Advocates Fan Out in Global Show of Support for Science

| By Seth Borenstein | Apr 23
From the Washington Monument to Germany's Brandenburg Gate and even to Greenland, scientists, students and research advocates rallied on an often soggy Earth Day.

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