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Ocean science needs more funding – US

Jan 24, 2015 - 9:10 AM

A new report from the National Research Council is calling for cuts in money spent on infrastructure and more cash devoted to basic scientific research from 2015 2025

1 in 4 Americans unaware that Earth circles Sun – poll

Feb 15, 2014 - 12:30 PM

Just 74 of the survey s respondents knew that the Earth revolved around the Sun

BACK TO BASICS. Only 74% of Americans knew the Earth revolved around the Sun

Caribbean parasite named after Bob Marley

Jul 12, 2012 - 3:48 PM

A small crustacean parasite which feeds on fish in the Caribbean has been named after Bob Marley in what the biologist who discovered it calls a tribute to the late reggae icon

A Caribbean fish known as the French grunt that is infested with gnathiids. Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Brill / National Science Foundation