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  • Ammunition scarce in hunt for environmental link to breast cancer

    Ammunition scarce in hunt for environmental link to breast cancer
    Imagine that you are a molecular biologist who has spent the last 20 years in your lab, doggedly trying to figure out how chemicals in the environment cause human cells to become cancerous. One day a benefactor asks you what it would take to make real progress toward that goal. You say, "Maybe about $5 million over a three-year period." And your benefactor says, "Done!"
  • Feds to announce sage-grouse deal with Oregon ranchers

    The Obama administration has reached an agreement with Oregon ranchers to protect sage grouse that the ranchers hope will help avoid having the bird listed by the federal government as an endangered species. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Gov....

    Akron Biotech of Boca Raton poised for growth

    Akron Biotech of Boca Raton poised for growth
    Claudia Zylberberg began her biotech firm in a one-room office in Boca Raton more than eight years ago. Today Akron Biotech, which produces cell cultures and other raw materials for government and pharmaceutical company research, is moving to a 10,000-...

    Critters found in Antarctic ice show how tenacious life is

    Deep below the ice, far from the playful penguins and other animals that bring tourists to Antarctica, is a cold and barren world that by all indications should be completely void of life. But recently, scientists researching melting ice watched a half-...

    Sea otter rescued in California oil spill dies of shark bite

    A sea otter that became an ambassador for her species after a remarkable recovery from an oil tar soaking off the coast of Northern California has been killed by a shark. "Olive the Oiled Otter" made headlines in 2009 when she was found covered in oil...