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- The rise of tuberculosis (TB) in North Korea has been swift. According to a 2012 report by the World Health Organization, reported cases went from fewer than 50 per 100,000 people in 1994 to 380 cases per 100,000 people in 2011. Today, the incidence of TB in North Korea is second only to that in...
- The America COMPETES Act, which is due for reauthorization this year, should set funding targets that strongly support STEM education and all disciplines of basic scientific research, according to a letter from AAAS and other organizations that was delivered to key lawmakers on Friday.
- U.S. President Barack Obama’s proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 R&D budget, unveiled by the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) during a 10 April event at AAAS, calls for $142.8 billion in federal research and development funding.
- Researchers have identified a region on a chromosome in Plasmodium falciparum—a major malaria parasite—that helps to explain how the parasite developed resistance to the best known anti-malarial treatments in Southeast Asia.
- Marcia McNutt, former director of the U.S. Geological Survey, has been named by the Board of Directors of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to serve as editor-in-chief of the Science family of journals beginning 1 June 2013. McNutt, who will be the first woman to serve...