science funding

science funding

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."
Michael Byrne
5.6.17
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.
Lisa Cumming
4.22.17
Hacking the Planet

Trump Is Giving Geoengineering Another Moment

New concerns over whether Trump will use geoengineering for evil are almost entirely unfounded.
Sarah Emerson
4.7.17
politics

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.
Rush Holt
12.20.16
Culture

The Sciences Where Women Get as Much Funding as Men

Almost.
Victoria Turk
9.9.15
Money

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.
Victoria Turk
6.3.14
Motherboard Blog

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.
Jason Koebler
12.12.13
Motherboard Blog

Inside Science Magazine's 'Sting' of Open Access Journals

Journalist calls it like the 'WikiLeaks' of open access journals.
Jason Koebler
10.4.13
Motherboard Blog

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...
Michael Byrne
7.7.11