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Expert Panel: NASA Seems Lost In Space, Needs Goal A panel of outside experts says NASA is adrift without a coherent vision for where it should be going.
230-Million-Year-Old Tiny Bugs Found Trapped In Amber Scientists have found three well preserved ancient insects frozen in amber — and time — in what is Earth's oldest bug trap.
National Academy Of Sciences Uranium Study Leader Following Virginia StudyLike many fellow Virginia residents, the chairman of National Academy of Sciences panel that studied uranium mining is following the issue as the state wrestles with the possibility of ending a 30-year ban on mining the radioactive metal.
National Academy Of Sciences Weighs Benefits And Risks Of Uranium Mining In VirginiaA National Academy of Sciences panel that examined the prospect of uranium mining in Virginia has scheduled its final meeting on the report. The state is considering lifting a 30-year ban on uranium mining in Virginia.