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Stories with subject: Scientific research
  • Florida university opens TB lab in Haiti 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 11:16 am
  • PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - The University of Florida on Wednesday opened a state-of-the-art lab in Haiti to train researchers to better understand and fight tuberculosis.

  • Woman's quest could help cure rare disorder 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 1:44 pm
  • ST. LOUIS - When Mary Kaye Richter's son was diagnosed, she could only find a few paragraphs about hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia, which inhibits the growth of teeth, hair and sweat glands. To learn more, she converted a storage room of a church in Mascoutah, Illinois, into the headquarters for a foundation that she established.

  • Proposed science research center gets approval 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 7:58 am
  • ST. JOSEPH, Missouri - The Buchanan County Commission has approved funding that makes it likely construction will begin on a science research center in St. Joseph.

  • ASU awarded National Science Foundation grant 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 2:59 pm
  • MONTGOMERY, Alabama - A grant of more than $336,000 from the National Science Foundation will fund an undergraduate summer program at Alabama State University.

  • Colorado scientist gets NASA grant to study twin 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 2:50 pm
  • FORT COLLINS, Colorado - A Colorado State University health researcher has received a NASA grant for a radiation study in which the subjects will be one twin in space and his brother back on earth.

  • Brenau University plans expansion in Gainesville 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 5:59 am
  • GAINESVILLE, Georgia - A northeast Georgia university has approved a plan that will include new residence facilities, a human anatomy laboratory and a field house.

  • Stem cell controversy sets back Japanese science 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 2:39 am
  • TOKYO - The finding that a lead researcher falsified data in a widely heralded stem-cell research paper is a setback for Japan's efforts to promote its advanced research, but also a symptom of the pressure for breakthroughs in the field, experts say.

  • Detroit, St. Clair Shores awarded EPA grants 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 5:00 pm
  • DETROIT - Two federal grants totaling $1.25 million have been awarded to Detroit and St. Clair Shores for green infrastructure projects to help improve water quality in the Great Lakes.