Thursday, June 01, 2006

May in Science



Pop is out of school! WP, CNN, WP, NYT, CBC

FDA announces that marijuana has no medical benefits. (Potheads disagree.) LAT

Study: Marijuana smoking does not increase lung cancer risk. Reuters, ScienceNOW, WP

Merck may have discovered new class of antibiotics. WP, CBC, ScienceNOW, BBC, LiveScience.com




iTunes downloads will stay at $0.99. FT




Draft of Federal bird flu plan released. NYT, CNN


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Newsweek ran a series of articles about 25 years of the AIDS epidemic. Newsweek

HIV originated in chimpanzees. Nature, AP, NYT, BBC, CBC, WP, Reuters, LiveScience.com, NG




The NSA knows who you have been calling. WP, WP

Cloak of invisibility? CBC, Reuters, LiveScience.com, Nature, NG, AP




Scientific journal publishers are not happy about bill which would require free access to journal articles about US funded research. NYT

Neanderthal DNA sequenced. Nature

Human chromosome 1 sequencing completed. Reuters, Nature

Mice in lab have inherited a trait without inheriting the corresponding gene. AP, CBC, BBC, ScienceNOW, Nature

Mice deaths caused by RNA interference experiments. NYT, Nature

See also my take on these stories. More RNAi




Half-grizzly, half-polar bear shot in Canada. USAT




Children in the East African drought region need immediate assistance. Reuters

This is going to be another active hurricane season. LiveScience.com, CNN




Wild bear seen in Germany for first time in 170 years. NG, Der Spiegel, AP




New genetic engineering technique may have huge potential to cure cancer. BBC




Human ancestors may have interbred with chimpanzees. CBC, WP, NYT, WP, Reuters, LiveScience.com, Nature, NG, BBC




The Washington Post ran a series of articles commemorating the Challenger disaster. WP




Disease spawned by climate change may kill millions in Africa. Reuters, BBC

African mountains will no longer have snow capped peaks. LiveScience.com

GM to introduce more fuel efficient engines in 2007 models. Reuters, AP

Reviews of Al Gore’s climate change movie. NYT, Nature, CSM




WHO says no human to human transmission of bird flu found in Indonesian deaths. NYT, WP, AP


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