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Scott Pruitt-OK'd EPA proposal to limit science studies, ditch confidentiality data draws stiff opposition

/ Jul 18, 2018

Scott Pruitt-OK'd EPA proposal to limit science studies, ditch confidentiality data draws stiff opposition

Democratic lawmakers joined scores of scientists, health providers, environmental officials and activists Tuesday in denouncing an industry-backed proposal that could limit dramatically the scientific studies the Environmental Protection Agency considers in shaping protections for human health. If adopted by the Trump administration, the rule would ...

/ Jun 6, 2018

Scientists map genetic codes of 3,000 dangerous bacteria

Scientists seeking new ways to fight drug-resistant superbugs have mapped the genomes of more than 3,000 bacteria, including samples of a bug taken from Alexander Fleming's nose and a dysentery-causing strain from a World War One soldier. The DNA of deadly strains of plague, dysentery ...