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A deadly combination of geography, poverty and poor building standards are to blame for Haiti's woes.
Graphite is extremely heat resistant, and could thus withstand the intense heat of a nuclear reactor.
Study finds that the Y chromosome seems to be evolving faster than the rest of the human genetic code.
Chromosomes copied themselves at least twice.
New research will create a reference genome for the sunflower family.
Cardiovascular data for U.S. population suggest link to plastics chemical .
Tests of the region's air found elevated levels of the cancer-causing chemical benzene.
Tapping wind and geothermal energy may provide poor Indian tribes with much needed revenue.
Some believe latest find proves that ancient pyramid workers were paid laborers.
Small geographic feature has large impacts on climate.