Roundup 1/11: Shockwave Edition

Meet Lidia Brito, the new science policy head for UNESCO.

A Tufts University professor is denying accusations in a lawsuit that he sexually harassed a former colleague while they worked on the NASA Phoenix Mars mission.

Tomorrow the National Institutes of Health and the Washington, D.C., health department will be announcing what they're calling the "D.C. Partnership for AIDS Progress, a new research-based initiative designed to combat the District's HIV/AIDS epidemic."

Explore new directions in atomic energy and nuclear proliferation with a new issue of Daedelus.

A key House of Representatives lawmaker, Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Petersen (D–MN), says he will vote against a climate bill if it returns from the Senate this year similar to the one he supported in June. That bill passed the House, but some lawmakers have reversed their stance on the measure as the political pressure has risen on Democrats.

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