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  Most off-label use of antidepressants is not backed by evidence that the drugs will work as intended, scientists said Wednesday. Many medications approved for the treatment of depression are prescribed by doctors for other problems such as pain, insomnia or migraines. But only a small fraction of such "off-label" treatments have...
  Those are some of the advantages and drawbacks of NuScale Power LLC’s first-of-a-kind small modular nuclear reactor technology that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is discussing as it begins reviewing a design certification for the technology. NRC staff noted that a major advantage of NuScale’s 50-megawatt, small modular light-water reactor technology...
  Erik Meijaard is a Jakarta-based conservation scientist coordinating the Borneo Futures Initiative. The views expressed are his own. It’s 6 in the morning and I am staring out across an open savanna landscape looking at large groups of deer, buffalo, and monkeys. In the distance the outlines of a volcano...