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U.S. University Fires Chinese Scientists for Failure to Disclose Funding Sources

Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, announced over the weekend it has fired two Chinese-American faculty members, a married couple named Li Xiaojiang and Li Shihua, for failing to “fully disclose foreign sources of research funding and the extent of their work for research institutions and universities in China.”

ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 01: Emory University Hospital is seen on August 1, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. Officials with the hospital confirmed that Emory University Hospital will be receiving and treating two American patients diagnosed with Ebola virus. The Ebola infected patients will be transported to Emory University Hospital from …

Ann Coulter: These Are Real ‘High Crimes’

Contrary to the image of potheads as peaceful stoners, “cannabis-dependent psychotic patients were four times as likely to be violent,” Alex Berenson writes.

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Israeli Researchers Create Embryo Stem Cells from Skin Cells

TEL AVIV – Israeli researchers said they have found a way to transform skin cells into the three major stem cell types that comprise early-stage embryos, with the next step being to create whole embryos without the need for sperm or eggs. 

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CDC, HHS Issue Statements on Measles Outbreak – ‘Deeply Troubling’ 

As the number of measles cases reported reaches the highest number since the highly contagious disease was eliminated in the United States in 2000, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Health and Human Services (HHS) are speaking out about the need for people to use the safe and effective vaccine to end the outbreak.

MIAMI, FL - MAY 16: Shakeithia Roberts holds her son, Jermaine Roberts , as pediatrician Amanda Porro M.D. administers a measles vaccination during a visit to the Miami Children's Hospital on May 16, 2014 in Miami, Florida. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently announced that cases of measles …

International Space Station Gets Special Delivery for Easter

A spacecraft launched from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia last week has reached in the International Space Station with special supplies just in time for Easter weekend.

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Buzz Aldrin: Israel Lunar Landing Attempt ‘Inspiring to All’

Former astronaut and second man on the moon Buzz Aldrin on Thursday tweeted his condolences to the team behind the Beresheet spacecraft which crashed into the moon’s surface during its landing attempt on Thursday evening, saying the project was “inspiring.”

DALLAS, TX - APRIL 20: Buzz Aldrin receives an award during the EarthxGlobal Gala on April 20, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images for EarthX)