UConn primate lab halts research project

The University of Connecticut has halted a controversial project involving monkeys and reprimanded researchers after federal inspectors found lab violations.

NASA funds instrument to probe life on Mars

A joint UC San Diego/UC Berkeley experiment to detect life on Mars that is scheduled to fly aboard the European ExoMars rover mission in 2013 will receive $750,000 in development funding from the National Aeronautics and ...

Warm temps, El Nino delay lakes' freezing

A strong El Nino and warmer temperatures pushed back lake freeze dates for the Northeast and Midwest areas of the United States, a water scientist said.

Northern lights research enters final frontier

An international team of scientists -- including physicists from the University of Calgary -- will begin gathering the most detailed information yet about the ever-changing northern lights, as a multi-year research project ...

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