scientists

The Rundown

The EPA Tried to ‘Delegitimize Science,’ so Scientists Sued the Government

You know things are getting weird when scientists decide to sue a major federal agency.
Impact Staff
1.30.18
politics

There's Now a Whistleblower Hotline for Scientists Working Under the Trump Administration

A political advocacy group, 314, set up the hotline with a law firm to help scientists raise alarms if needed.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.2.17
314 Action

These 14 Scientists Are Opposing Anti-Science Conservatives in the Next Election

The nerds are here.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.18.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

You Need a Superhuman Memory to Fill Out Trump's New Visa Survey

Some applicants will have to provide 15 years of detailed info on travel, residency, and employment—plus their social media handles and email addresses.
Drew Schwartz
6.1.17
diversity

Canada Is Considering Gender Quotas For Major Research Positions

The Naylor report examines problems faced by young researchers who felt shut out of the system.
Bryson Masse
4.11.17
Exxon Against Science

Let’s Remember Exxon’s Extremely Fucked Up Response to Its Catastrophic Oil Spill

After the Exxon Valdez oil spill, Exxon launched a ruthless crusade to intimidate and discredit government scientists.
Sarah Emerson
3.24.17
the resistance

3,000 Scientists Have Asked for Help Running for Office to Oppose Trump

A nonprofit organization dedicated to getting more scientists elected has been overwhelmed by the response from the scientific community.
Jason Koebler
2.22.17
humans of the year

Andrew Arreak Is Helping Inuit and Arctic Researchers Work Together

A community-led project called Ikaarvik prioritizes traditional Inuit knowledge.
Kate Lunau
2.21.17
Trump

In the Age of ‘Alternative Facts,’ Scientists March in Defense of Evidence

Typically apolitical, scientists felt compelled to defend their work outside the AAAS conference in Boston.
Kaleigh Rogers
2.19.17
Trump

Scientists in Canada Are Organizing a Boycott Against US Conferences

“If one of us can’t go, we don’t go at all.”
Farnia Fekri
2.2.17
Trump

This Moth With a Golden Head Was Named After Trump

"By naming this species after the 45th President of the United States, I hope to bring some public attention to [...] the neglected micro-fauna component of the North American biodiversity."
Becky Ferreira
1.17.17
Motherboard

Dark Matter Hunters Are Hoping 2017 Is Their Year

If we don't find it soon, our best searches could be doing it wrong.
Kate Lunau
1.2.17
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