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Canada’s Censored Scientists Are Helping American Researchers Resist Trump

They faced nearly a decade of muzzling under Stephen Harper. Now they’re helping counterparts in the US fight back.
Stephen Buranyi
2.9.17
Censorship

Canada’s Censored Scientists Are Helping American Researchers Resist Trump

They faced nearly a decade of muzzling under Stephen Harper. Now they’re helping counterparts in the US fight back.
Stephen Buranyi
2.9.17
Canada

Vancouver Considers Abandoning Parts of the Coast Because of Climate Change

The city’s new report on sea level rise looks at many options to protect coastal areas from flooding. For the first time, moving people away from the coast altogether is one of them.
Stephen Buranyi
11.4.16
Features

Anonymous Internet Vigilantes Are Taking Peer Review Into Their Own Hands

PubPeer users went from discussing papers to hunting down fraud—and have embroiled the site in the most important internet privacy case you've never heard of.
Stephen Buranyi
10.3.16
Science

Scientists Are Worried About 'Peer Review by Algorithm’

A researcher scanned 50,000 papers for statistical errors using an automated system.
Stephen Buranyi
9.5.16
SEXISM

Study Finds Men Are More Likely Than Women to Cite Their Own Science Papers

"​All he did was talk about himself!"
Stephen Buranyi
7.22.16
Drugs

New Trials Are Using Ketamine to Treat Alcohol Addiction

Researchers in the UK and US are running studies to see if ketamine could help prevent alcoholics from relapsing.
Stephen Buranyi
7.21.16
climate change

Some Cities Are Falling Behind in Preparing For the Effects of Climate Change

Less than one in five cities around the globe is taking action. Congratulations New York, sorry Philadelphia.
Stephen Buranyi
7.8.16
Drugs

How Psychedelic Drugs Could Help Treat Addiction

Several studies are exploring whether drugs such as magic mushrooms could treat addiction to everything from cigarettes to cocaine.
Stephen Buranyi
7.5.16
environment

We Can’t Count on Geoengineering to Save Us From Climate Change, Scientists Warn

What price would we pay to reduce our carbon emissions?
Stephen Buranyi
6.27.16
mental health

A Psychologist Is Trying to Use Genetics to Predict If Therapy Will Work

A London-based Thalia Eley hopes to find genetic factors that could help advise patients on the best psychological treatment for them.
Stephen Buranyi
6.24.16
uk

How Climate Change in the Arctic Could Cause Tsunamis in the UK

Researchers say tsunamis could be a genuine risk for the UK.
Stephen Buranyi
4.22.16
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