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Animal rights conflict prompts leading researcher to leave Germany for China

Neuroscientist Nikos Logothetis will co-direct new primate institute in Shanghai

Electricity turns garbage into graphene

Brief jolt converts almost any source of solid carbon into material behind high-strength plastic and flexible electronics

Scientists are moving at record speed to create new coronavirus vaccines—but they may come too late

Even in the best-case scenario, developing, testing, and mass-producing a new vaccine takes many months

Wuhan seafood market may not be source of novel virus spreading globally

Description of earliest cases suggests outbreak began elsewhere

Brazil’s pick of a creationist to lead its higher education agency rattles scientists

Schools should teach intelligent design, appointee has said

After criticism, federal officials to revisit policy for reviewing risky virus experiments

Closed-door reviews of risks and benefits of studies should be made public, some scientists say

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