First polar bear born in the tropics dies at 27 in Singapore zoo
SINGAPORE, April 25 (Reuters) - Singapore on Wednesday mourned the death of the first polar bear born and bred in the tropical island city, put down by wildlife authorities after a five-year battle with health difficulties stemming from old age.
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U.S. environment agency proposes limits to science used in rulemaking
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule on Tuesday that would limit the kinds of scientific research it can use in crafting regulations, an apparent concession to big business that has long requested such restrictions.
Danish court to decide in submarine death trial
April 25 (Reuters) - A Danish court on Wednesday will give its verdict in the trial of inventor Peter Madsen, accused of murdering and dismembering a Swedish journalist aboard his homemade submarine in Copenhagen harbor in last August.
Monsanto develops product to deactivate controversial farm chemical
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Monsanto Co is launching the first product that deactivates a controversial weed killer inside spraying equipment after it is used, the company said on Tuesday, its latest attempt to prevent unintended crop damage associated with the herbicide.
UPDATE 1-Amazon boss Bezos supports scrutiny of big companies
BERLIN, April 24 (Reuters) - Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos said on Tuesday that it was right that big companies are scrutinized and said his firm would respond to any new regulations by finding new ways to please its customers.
AstraZeneca flop a fresh blow to cancer immunotherapy combination
LONDON (Reuters) - The concept of combining two immunotherapy drugs to fight lung cancer - not so long ago one of the hottest ideas in cancer research - has suffered a fresh blow from the failure of an AstraZeneca
Ex-Roche scientist Reed to head Sanofi R&D as Zerhouni retires
(Reuters) - Sanofi said on Tuesday it had hired former Roche top scientist John Reed to head its research operations from July 1, when Elias Zerhouni retires from the French drugmaker.
China keeps fuel exports to North Korea low in March as sanctions bite
BEIJING, April 24 (Reuters) - China kept fuel exports to North Korea to a trickle in March and exported no corn for a third straight month to its isolated neighbor, data showed on Tuesday, as sanctions over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons and missile program continued to bite.
China says U.S. Section 301 probe does not objectively view China's progress in IP protection
BEIJING, April 24 (Reuters) - The U.S. intellectual property probe conducted under Section 301 of the Trade Act does not objectively view China's progress in the protection of intellectual property, Shen Changyu, head of China's State Intellectual Property Office, said on Tuesday.
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