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Proposed changes to the state’s school science standards would emphasize that parts of the theory are “not proven.”

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U.S. Withdraws from UNESCO

By Catherine Offord | October 12, 2017

The decision to leave the United Nations’ educational, scientific, and cultural agency was spurred by what American officials say is the organization’s anti-Israel bias and lack of commitment to reform.

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Notable Science Quotes

By The Scientist Staff | June 1, 2017

March for Science, Trumping the EPA, the French election, and more

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Mentoring is critical for students just beginning to learn the ropes of biomedical research.

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Biotech Sponsors Science Competition

By Tanya Lewis | May 26, 2016

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals takes over from Intel as the sponsor of the Science Talent Search.

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Making the Most of School

By Viviane Callier | May 1, 2016

Agencies and institutions strive to better prepare graduate students and postdocs for futures in academia and beyond.

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Chat With Charlie

By The Scientist Staff | February 1, 2016

See a preview of the app that lets you ask questions of a virtual Charles Darwin.

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Scientific Literacy Redefined

By Cynthia Brandenburg | February 1, 2016

Researchers could become better at engaging in public discourse by more fully considering the social and cultural contexts of their work.

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Simulating Scientific Sabotage, For Fun

By Tracy Vence | January 29, 2016

With a card game, researchers make light of the “wacky aspects of scientific research.”

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Ready, Willing, and Able

By Amanda B. Keener | October 1, 2015

Researchers with disabilities are making their fields more accessible.

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