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Women Scientists Report Sexual Harassment On Boston University Expeditions
The harassment reportedly occurred on BU research trips to Antarctica.
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Human Gene Editing Is Leaving Ethics Dangerously Far Behind
President, Berggruen Institute
Unless we pay much more attention to ethical and social choices, we risk turning the promise of gene editing into disaster.
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White House Denies Report That Part of Its Science And Technology Office Is Empty
Former staffers say the office's science division now has no employees.
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House Democrat Fact-Checks Science Committee’s Climate Nonsense
Rep. Don Beyer calls on experts to correct the bad info pushed by the Republican majority.
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New Study Of 7 Nations Implausibly Claims Violent Media Use Causes Nearly 3 Times More Harm Than Abusive Parenting
Christopher J. Ferguson
Professor of psychology, media effects researcher and author o...
The study is led by the sometimes controversial Iowa State group.
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Top Scientists Defend EPA Air Pollution Studies As Politicians Attack Science
Alexander C. Kaufman
The timing of the report affirming the safety of human tests is a coincidence.
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House Science Committee Chair Says Science Magazine Is Not 'Objective'
Rep. Lamar Smith instead promotes the work of right-wing website Breitbart news.
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GOP Congressman Turns Science Committee Into Platform For His Own Anti-Science Views
Rep. Lamar Smith has invited three climate change skeptics to discuss the issue at a hearing this week.
Climate Change... We've Been Stalling Too Long
Consultant and Author
"The evidence speaks for itself ... with all the science surrounding climate change, it's not a secret and certainly not a debate. It is, most importantly, a time for action. We've been stalling for too long," said Marcia McNutt, the incoming president of the National Academy of Sciences.
Science Columnist: If Your Adviser Is Ogling You, 'Just Put Up With It'
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HUFFPOLLSTER: Even Republicans Aren't Happy With The New GOP-Led Congress
Your Anonymous Credit Card Data Isn't So Anonymous
Author of Swiped. Former Director New Jersey Division of Consu...
Using purchase metadata with no credit card numbers, names or any other simple identifiers, the report's co-authors found they could track a specific person's purchases using three factors: a receipt, an Instagram and a Tweet about a new purchase or a Facebook post.
New High-Resolution Forest Maps Reveal World Loses 50 Soccer Fields of Trees Per Minute
Dr. Nigel Sizer
Director, Forests Program, World Resource Institute
High-quality, independently produced, credible, up-to-date data -- shared in ways that policymakers, companies, civil society, and local communities can understand and act upon -- is vital for improving forest management worldwide.
5 Reasons Why Obama's Climate Change Moment Mustn't Be Missed
Michael Shank, Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor, NYU's Center for Global Affairs
This is no time for a small pitch on power plant carbon parameters. We need something big if we are to survive at all. Now let's hope he understands that and does something real to address it.
New Study: Catch Shares Can Conserve Fish and Fishing Jobs
Director, Global Ocean Legacy, The Pew Charitable Trusts
It may seem counter-intuitive for an environmentalist to say this, but what we've learned is that giving fishermen a stake in protecting the oceans is by far the most effective away to turn declining fisheries around."
People Power Essential to Saving Endangered Species
Endangered species program director, Center for Biological Div...
Spotted owls, Florida panthers and California red-legged frogs all have something in common -- they're endangered species and they can't vote or make campaign contributions.
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