EPA yanks scientists' conference presentations, including on climate change
The Environmental Protection Agency has instructed two of its scientists and one contractor not to speak as planned at a scientific conference Monday in Providence, R.I., sparking criticism from some academics and congressional Democrats. EPA officials ...
EPA Chief Set to Bar Government-Funded Experts From Agency's Science Panels
E.P.A. Cancels Talk on Climate Change by Agency Scientists - The ...
Scott Pruitt's EPA Cancels Talks of Agency Scientists Scheduled to Speak on Climate Change
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Australian Academy of Science
Your social media feed just got a whole lot more interesting with the Academy's new initiative to connect more people with credible science. Now, more than ever, we need access to reliable scientific information to inform our decisions and to ...
ROSEN: On responsible science
Yale Daily News (blog)
Yale has recently found itself the target of protests from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and affiliated animal rights activists. In particular, they have focused on the work of postdoctoral researcher Christine Lattin. Lattin has done an ...
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Seeing Science in Everyday Life
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Eric Saliim, an adjunct instructor at North Carolina Central U., says he tries to convey to students that "science is really fun. We don't wear suits all day." By Lawrence Biemiller October 22, 2017 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today. E ...
Space Science Needs a Private-Funding Boost
Basic research in the space sciences holds essentially limitless potential for tackling profound questions of our existence and opening the doors of exploration, innovation and future economic opportunity. Space science continues to generate ...
Young Alan Turing was told by his science teacher he would never amount to anything with his 'vague ideas', report ...
A young Alan Turing was told by his science teacher that he would never amount to anything with his "vague ideas", a school report card which has gone on display for the first time reveals. The celebrated codebreaker and father of modern computing ...
Alan Turing's school report reveals little of his genius
Stephen Hawking's 1966 doctoral thesis made available for first time
Hawking's thesis, with a typed dedication to his supervisor, and a handwritten “this dissertation is my original work – SW Hawking”, set him on the path to becoming one of the most famous scientists in the world. He remains a commanding figure decades ...
Here's How Disaster Flick 'Geostorm' Broke My Science Brain
I love science fiction movies. Want to invent an anti-gravity device? Sure. Teleportation? We can do this with single molecules already, so what's not to say that there's a human-sized teleportation contraption in the future? As long as there's some ...
Can We Still Rely On Science Done By Sexual Harassers?
(Amid the Weinstein scandal, the news section of the journal Science broke the story of field geologists in Antarctica alleging abuse by their boss. As the planetary scientist Carolyn Porco tweeted: Imagine the implications of an abuser and his target ...
The 'Party of Science' responds
Although legislators have latched onto reports of reflexive or hormonal responses to pain around 20 weeks, this represents a poor understanding of the science because these responses can be elicited by non-painful stimuli and occur without cortical ...