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As Shutdown Continues, Researchers Struggle and Scientific Progress Grinds To A Halt

Scientist in a lab. Photo Credit: ASSOCIATED PRESS Our nation’s research universities are one area where The United States is still the best in the world. That sounds like an opinion, but it is fairly quantifiable. US News puts out annual rankings of ranks global universities based on metrics designed to measure academic research performance… Read More »

Face transplant recipient shows remarkable progress 11 months after surgery

More than two years after Cameron Underwood attempted to end his life, the 26-year-old has gotten a second chance, which was partly made possible by his face transplant team at New York University Langone Medical Center. Underwood, who grew up in Yuba City, Calif., struggled with depression and attempted to cope with alcohol, according to… Read More »