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Bangladeshi Farmers Found A Way To Save Massive Amounts Of Water
By intensively using groundwater to irrigate, the country’s farmers are creating space to capture freshwater from monsoons.
With Budget Cuts Looming, Is Science a Lame Duck?
If Congress fails to act, some $15 billion will be cut from science funding in January 2013.
Oliver Sacks: ‘Hallucinations’
In his latest book, neurologist Oliver Sacks explores the strange world of hallucinations, and documents his own experiments with psychedelic drugs.
Scientists Solve Mystery of Earth’s Shifting Poles
A look beneath Earth’s surface at what may be causing the planet’s poles to wander back and forth.
Hurricane Sandy Claims Thousands of NYU Lab Mice
Thousands of mice at one of New York University’s research facilities were lost due to flooding.
Climate Change Takes Flight in New Novel
An ecological anomaly is at the center of the story in Barbara Kingsolver’s “Flight Behavior.”
Bioengineering Beer Foam
Researchers devised a recipe for improving beer foam.