Articles by Amir Khan

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Thousands Of Researchers Boycott Elsevier, Demand Open Access Journals

Nearly 8,500 researchers petitioned to boycott Elsevier, the world's largest scientific journal publisher, over business practices they say exemplifies everything wrong with the current publication system. Timothy Gowers, a mathematician from Cambridge University, called for the boycott on his blog in January over Elsevier's high subscription price, high profit margins and subscription bundles.

Stomach Flu Deaths Double Since 1999

The number of deaths from gastroenteritis, better known as the stomach flu, increased from 7,000 to 10,000 between 1999 and 2007, according to a new study by the CDC.

Titanic Debris Field Map Nearly 100 Years After Disaster [PHOTOS]

An expedition team used sonar and underwater robots to take over 100,000 pictures of the Titanic wreck and create a composite map of the the ship's final resting place. The images will be released in April to coincide with the 100-year anniversary of the sinking.

Coke, Pepsi Change Recipe To Avoid Cancer Warning

Coke and Pepsi will reduce the amount of caramel coloring in their sodas so they won't be required to add a cancer warning label. However, both companies maintain their products have always been safe.