FDA plans to collaborate with outside researchers to improve food, drug science

FDA stresses need to modernize its science

Researchers develop car windscreens that never fog

BRAUNSCHWEIG - A constant annoyance for motorists in the winter months, fogging and iced-up windscreens could soon be a thing of the past now that researchers have developed a windscreen that remains clear even in the harshest of winters and rain.

Recent winners of the Nobel Prize in physics through 2010

Recent winners of Nobel Prize in physics

Recent winners of the Nobel Prize in physics, and their research, according to the Nobel Foundation:

AP Interview: Contador calls on samples to be frozen until technology proves he won Tour clean

AP Interview: Contador wants samples to be frozen

Oil hovers above $75 in Europe on businesses’ optimism in Germany, mixed US economic data

Oil hovers above $75 amid mixed US economic data

European nations reject German proposal to halt deep-sea drilling in Northeast Atlantic

European nations reject ban on deep-sea drilling

Pest-eating toads in Indonesia save cocoa supply

GOETTINGEN - The world’s supply of chocolate depends partly on hard work by toads in Indonesia, a group of German and Australian agriculture scientists have discovered.

Germany’s Merkel defends nuclear deal, insists it doesn’t give the utilities windfall profits

Germany’s Merkel defends nuclear plant deal

Germany’s Merkel praises deal to extend operations for country’s 17 nuclear power plants

Germany’s Merkel praises extending nuclear energy

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Survey suggests German economic growth continues as business confidence rises to 3-year high

German business confidence reaches 3-year high

Hamburg: Massive egg recall dramatizes need for agency to have greater regulatory authority

FDA commissioner says agency needs more authority

Fossil Reveals History of Zombie Ants

Father saves daughter from bear after girl falls into cage at German zoo

Germany: Father saves girl from bear in zoo

Booming boars meet tainted truffles: after Chernobyl, radioactive hogs prosper in Germany

Radioactive boars on the rise in Germany

BERLIN — It was a big shot. A big hog. And a big disappointment.

Neutron star discovered by researchers using home computers to analyze massive data

Home computers aid in discovery of neutron star

Mood pessimistic at prospect for climate deal this year, charges of reneging on summit deal

Climate talks appear to slip backward

BONN, Germany — Global climate talks appeared to have slipped backward after five days of negotiations in Bonn, with rich and poor countries exchanging charges of reneging on agreements they made last year to contain greenhouse gases.

US pessimistic at prospect for climate deal this year, says countries reneging on summit deal

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US pessimistic of prospect for climate deal this year, says countries reneging on summit deal

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UN panel explores new taxes, incentives to raise $100 billion for annual climate change fund

UN panel: New taxes needed for a climate fund

German scientists identify world’s oldest dog bone

TUEBINGEN - German scientists have identified the world’s oldest dog bone, proving that humans kept dogs more than 14,000 years ago, Tuebingen University said Tuesday.

US tells climate negotiators it will stick to carbon emissions reduction pledge

US President Barack Obama

UN punishes 2 activist groups after members defile Saudi name plate at climate talks

WWF, Oxfam punished for anti-Saudi act at UN talks

Failure of US climate bill shadows UN global warming talks, deepens rich-poor country divide

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Germany’s Bayer posts slight decline in 2nd-quarter net profit to $682 million

Bayer’s 2nd-quarter profit down 1.3 percent

WWF apologizes for undiplomatic incident against Saudi Arabia at climate conference

WWF apologizes for incident against Saudi Arabia

Britain, France, Germany urge 30 percent EU carbon emission cuts by 2020

Britain, France, Germany urge EU emissions cuts

European Space Agency taking a close look at asteroid Lutetia far out in space

European Space Agency looking closely at asteroid

European Space Agency preparing for close look at asteroid Lutetia far out in space

ESA preparing for close look at asteroid

BERLIN — The European Space Agency is preparing to take the closest look yet at asteroid Lutetia in an extraordinary quest some 280 million miles in outer space between Mars and Jupiter.

‘Mummies of the World’ in Los Angeles: largest traveling collection of mummies ever assembled

LA show has largest traveling exhibit of mummies

G20 countries face split on issue of stimulus spending versus tackling soaring deficits

G20 leaders facing worries about rising deficits

Developing nations, environmentalists not impressed with new climate change proposal in Bonn

President Barack Obama

New treaty draft presented at Bonn climate talks, some developing nations sharply criticize it

Negotiators debate new climate treaty in Bonn

New UN climate chief says nations have no choice but to take action against global warming

New climate chief: ‘no option’ but to take action

Wisconsin court finds insurance companies liable for costs of cleaning up Fox River pollution

Court sides with paper mill in Fox River cleanup

Squabbling marks first day of new UN climate talks in Germany

President Barack Obama
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United Nations kicks off new round of difficult climate talks in Bonn

New round of climate talks kicks off in Germany

German pledge boosts UN program to $4 bln for protecting world’s forests on eve of conference

Germany to help fund UN program to protect forests

Germany and Norway pledge $1.5 bln to fight deforestation on eve of conference

Germany, Norway give $1.5B to fight deforestation

Germany, Mexico see progress at climate meeting of some 40 nations

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Germany says progress reached at climate meeting of some 40 nations near Bonn

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Germany says there is progress at climate meeting of some 40 nations near Bonn

Germany: Climate meeting “broke the ice”

KOENIGSWINTER, Germany — Some 40 nations at a high-level climate meeting have made headway toward a pact to curb global warming, but the most important issues remain unresolved, Germany’s environment minister said Tuesday.

Merkel calls for million electric cars on German roads by 2020, execs to launch initiative

Germany wants 1 million electric cars by 2020

UN climate chief says he does not expect a comprehensive deal on global warming in 2010

UN: No comprehensive climate deal this year

Mexico, Germany urge the world to act on climate change at conference with 45 countries

US President Barack Obama

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