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Today β€” December 13th 2018NYT Science

N.I.H. to Scrutinize Private Donations to Scientific Research Projects

By RONI CARYN RABIN

After halting a controversial alcohol study, officials will enforce new policies to ensure that private support does not compromise scientific integrity.

Two Workers Die at American Research Base in Antarctica

By HENRY FOUNTAIN

Officials said two fire technicians died in an accident at a generator building near McMurdo Station, the main United States base on the continent.

U.S. Diplomats With Mysterious Illness in Cuba Had Inner-Ear Damage, Doctors Say

By FRANCES ROBLES

A report by the first doctors to examine Americans who suffered mystifying symptoms after hearing a high-pitched sound at the embassy in Cuba confirms that their condition is real.

America’s Most Hazardous Volcano Erupted This Year. Then It Erupted and Erupted.

By ROBIN GEORGE ANDREWS

A landmark study unspools a timeline of the most destructive eruption in recorded history of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano.

Yesterday β€” December 12th 2018NYT Science

Fetal Tissue Research Is Curtailed by Trump Administration

By DENISE GRADY

Studies that rely on tissue from aborted fetuses have pitted abortion critics against scientists who say the research helps millions of people.

More Floods and More Droughts: Climate Change Delivers Both

By JOHN SCHWARTZ

More records for both wet and dry weather are being set around the globe, according to a study published Wednesday.

It Could Be the Age of the Chicken, Geologically

By JAMES GORMAN

With 65 billion chickens consumed each year, the signature fossil of the modern epoch may be the leftovers.

Russian Astronauts Inspect Mysterious Hole in Spacecraft

The astronauts Oleg Kononenko and Sergey Prokopyev examined a small hole on the Soyuz Capsule during a spacewalk. That hole has lead to some speculation in the Russian news media about an act of sabotage by the United States.

Women in Rare Company Accept Nobel Prizes in Physics and Chemistry

By SANDRA E. GARCIA

“It is truly an amazing feeling when you know that you have built something that no one else ever has and it actually works,” said Donna Strickland, only the third woman to win the physics prize.

Before yesterdayNYT Science

Russia Wants to Extend U.S. Space Partnership. Or It Could Turn to China.

By ANDREW E. KRAMER

Moscow argues that it has much to offer, but analysts say it is short of cash. In any event, Washington is already planning an American-led lunar station.

Vows: Arts Meets Science and Chemistry Wins the Day

By VINCENT M. MALLOZZI

Paul Romer had a doubly big day: he was married to Caroline Weber in the morning and then accepted a Nobel Prize in the evening.

Warming in Arctic Raises Fears of a β€˜Rapid Unraveling’ of the Region

By JOHN SCHWARTZ and HENRY FOUNTAIN

The Arctic has been warmer in the last five years than at any time since records began in 1900, a report from a United States scientific agency found.

How Geckos Move Across Water

The Asian house gecko can move across water at great speed by using a half-running, half-swimming motion.

ScienceTake: Geckos Can Run on Water

By JAMES GORMAN

A small lizard is among the elite group of animals that race across the surface of water.

During Seven-Hour Spacewalk, Russian Astronauts Gather Clues to Orbital Mystery

By KENNETH CHANG

Wielding sharp tools, the two men in spacesuits examined a tiny hole that has roiled space relations between the United States and Russia.

Voyager 2 Has Entered the Space Between Solar Systems

By KENNETH CHANG

It is the second spacecraft to make the crossing into interstellar space, providing a new look at what lies beyond our local galactic neighborhood.

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