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Army Intelligence System Pulled from Key Test

SCIENCE | By Ken Dilanian | Monday Jul 21, 2014
Army officials have withdrawn their intelligence network from a major testing exercise this fall because of software glitches, in the latest setback for the troubled system.

Hemispherx will co-sponsor the clinical trials

South Africa Approves Hemishpherx Interferon Study

SCIENCE | By EDGE | Jul 21
Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc. has announced execution of an agreement to seek South African government approval to initiate a study of AlferonĀ® N, the only FDA approved natural interferon.

Historic Footage :: 70s-Era Mind Control in Locker Room

SCIENCE | Jul 19
From the archives of 60 Minutes, a look back at Morley Safer's 1975 report on a bizarre strategy one pro baseball team used to gain an edge.

Eye Tests May Help Detect Alzheimer's

SCIENCE | Jul 17
Researchers announced a new technique that may help detect Alzheimer's decades before diagnosis. They're looking for signs of it in the most unusual place: the eye. Don Dahler reports.

President Barack Obama speaks about the economy at the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center in McLean, Va.

Obama Presses for More Lasting Highway Funding

SCIENCE | By Nedra Pickler | Jul 15
At the highway research center, Obama glimpsed developing technologies that he said would one day make cars smart enough to know whether another vehicle is coming around a blind corner or to let the driver know whether a detour would save time and fuel.

How Nice Guys Finish Last in the Corporate World

SCIENCE | Jul 14
One of the "Wall Street Journal's" most popular articles this week says people with dark personality traits may actually have an advantage in climbing the corporate ladder. Seth Spain, assistant professor of organizational behavior discusses his research.

Graphic shows job status for 2008 college graduates

Survey Finds Math, Science Grads Earn Top Dollar

SCIENCE | By Anne Flaherty | Jul 14
What you study - math and science are a plus - seems to matter more than whether your alma mater is public or private when it comes to finding a high-paying job after college, according to a report released by the Education Department.

FDA Researcher Discovers Smallpox Vial in Closet

SCIENCE | Jul 11
The CDC and FBI are investigating why samples of smallpox were lying around for so many years unaccounted for. An FDA researcher recently found a number of vials appearing to date from the 1950's in a Maryland lab. Dr. Jon LaPook reports.

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel

Hagel Says Nuclear Operation Has Drifted

SCIENCE | By Lolita C. Baldor | Jul 10
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told naval submariners that the U.S. has let its focus on the military's nuclear responsibilities drift a bit, but two reviews are wrapping up and he will be looking at recommendations to strengthen the health of the force.

Preteen Girl Scientist Credited with Scientific Breakthrough

For a school science fair project, a Florida sixth grader studied lionfish and is now being credited with a scientific breakthrough. The research has changed the way these deadly fish are handled. Vicente Arenas reports.

Orangutan Gives Birth After Artificial Insemination

Many experts estimate that orangutans could become extinct in the next 25 years because of the destruction of their natural habitat. Now, however, an orangutan has become the only one of her species to give birth after being artificially insemination.