In Op-Ed, Eric Schmidt Argues for Government Role in Basic Research
"While investing in basic research typically doesn’t make sense for a business, it has been a winning strategy for our nation."
March for Science
Why Scientists in Canada Are Marching Against Trump, Too
Toronto's March for Science showed solidarity with colleagues to the south. But Canada isn't perfect, either.
Hacking the Planet
Trump Is Giving Geoengineering Another Moment
New concerns over whether Trump will use geoengineering for evil are almost entirely unfounded.
AAAS CEO to Young Scientists: Speak Up. Keep Focused. Carry On.
Rush Holt, former Congressman and physicist, explains how scientists should move forward under the Trump Administration.
The Sciences Where Women Get as Much Funding as Men
Today's Funding System Is Preventing Nobel-Worthy Discoveries
A group of leading scientists say today's funding process leaves no room for big ideas.
This Map Shows the Huge Gender Gap in Science Publishing
Male authors wrote 70 percent of all scientific papers published in the last four years.
Inside Science Magazine's 'Sting' of Open Access Journals
Journalist calls it like the 'WikiLeaks' of open access journals.
NASA Blood: Congress Wants To Kill James Webb, Hubble Space Telescope Successor
It's nice to think that the current U.S. House of Representatives crop--repping hard Christian fundamentalists and corporations, mostly--is the last gasp of the Republican party, but it's more likely it'll be remembered as another footnote in the last...