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Iranians, engines of US university research, wait in limbo

Hundreds of Iranian students already accepted into U.S. graduate programs may not be able to come next fall because of the uncertainty surrounding President Donald Trump's proposed travel ban, potentially derailing research projects and leaving some science programs scrambling to find new students.

The Two Faces of Augustine

Dining at Augustine, the new Keith McNally restaurant in FiDi’s Beekman Hotel, is, unintentionally, a choose-your-own-adventure game. Follow one path, and Augustine resembles the most convivial of Parisian brasseries. Select another, and it is the pinnacle of Wall Street establishments, all slicked hair and steaks. Choose carefully.

Down to Earth With: Planetary geologist James W. Head III

In the late 1960s, as James W. Head III was finishing his graduate degree in geology at Brown University in Providence, R.I., he decided one day to take a look at a college placement annual, a phone book-like publication that listed prospective employers according to the types of jobs they had available. Show More Summary

Get Lost in Mega-Tunnels Dug by South American Megafauna

It was in 2010 that Amilcar Adamy first investigated rumors of an impressive cave in southern Brazil. A geologist with the Brazilian Geological Survey (known by its Portuguese acronym, CPRM) Adamy was at the time working on a general survey of the Amazonian state of Rondonia. Show More Summary

Unrestricted improvements in fishing technology threaten the future of seafood

Future improvement of fishing technology poses a threat for the global fishery that could be greater than climate change, new research suggests. The results suggest that we may have recently passed the peak of global catch, but could potentially maintain present levels through improved regulation of fisheries.

Facts About Marmosets

Marmosets are the smallest monkeys. They live high in the treetops in South America.

Female Honor Student Allegedly Plotted School Shooting: Cops

Nichole Cevario's father told officials the teen posed a threat to student safety.

Zuma orders S. Africa finance minister's return from UK

South African President Jacob Zuma has ordered his finance minister to return from an overseas investment trip, the presidency said Monday, fuelling speculation that a cabinet reshuffle is imminent. Zuma's decision to recall Pravin Gordhan from Britain has led to media and opposition speculation that he could be sacked. Show More Summary

2018 Subaru Ascent: Return of the Seven-Seat Subie

Among its portfolio of family-friendly hatchbacks and wagons, Subaru adds a seven-passenger crossover.

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