A recent toast to James Watson highlights a tolerance for bigotry many want excised from the scientific community.
The Scientist’s coverage of key science agencies, the early days of the Trump administration, and the March for Science
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On April 22, 2017, scientists and supporters from across the globe will take part in the March for Science. Click on a TS logo to read about specific marches and their organizers, or click on a red dot for basic information.
Marching for Science, from Berlin to Sydney By Diana Kwon | February 20, 2017
Will a March Help Science? by Diana Kwon | February 2, 2017
March for Science Gains Support from Scientific Societies By Diana Kwon | February 27, 2017
Sometimes, Scientists Must March by Katie Gibbs, Alana Westwood, and Kathleen Walsh | February 13, 2017
Should Scientists Engage in Activism? by Adam Marcus and Ivan Oransky | February 7, 2017
PhD candidate Alex Bradley in Los Angeles
Startup founder and chemist Amado Guloy in San Francisco
Ecologist Bryan Box in Anchorage
Evolutionary biologist Patricia Princehouse in Cleveland
Writer and geologist Ruby McConnell in Eugene
Science enthusiast Alejandra Ruley in Houston
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Trump’s Crackdown on Federal Regulations by Joshua A. Krisch | February 1, 2017
TS Picks: Trump’s First Week in Office by Joshua A. Krisch | January 26, 2017
TS Picks: Obama’s Science Legacy by Joshua A. Krisch | January 17, 2017
Doctors Concerned About Trump's Anti-vaccine Leanings by Joshua A. Krisch | January 12, 2017
Science Advocates Voice Unease with Incoming Administration by Bob Grant | December 6, 2016
Scientific Community Reacts to Trump’s Win by Bob Grant | November 11, 2016
By Bob Grant
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The Yale computer scientist last month met with President Trump before his inauguration, as well as with key advisors, to discuss the position of Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy, among other things. In a conversation with The Scientist, Gelernter shared his thoughts on climate change, the impacts of immigration on science, and more.
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The Princeton physicist told The Scientist that President Trump agreed with his position that climate change research has become a “cult movement,” when the two met before inauguration. Happer also shared his thoughts on federal research funding, demonstrators marching for science, and more.
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Terabytes of Government Data Copied by Kerry Grens | March 8, 2017
Reactions to Proposed EPA, NIH Budget Cuts by Tracy Vence | March 3, 2017
Q&A: What the Executive Order on Regulations Could Mean for EPA, FDA by Joshua A. Krisch | February 10, 2017
Tom Price Confirmed as HHS Director by Joshua A. Krisch | February 10, 2017
GOP Legislator Introduces Bill to Abolish EPA by Bob Grant | February 6, 2017
Scientists Respond to CDC Climate Summit Cancellation by Joshua A. Krisch | January 25, 2017
Califf Vacates FDA’s Top Post by Bob Grant | January 20, 2017
HHS Nominee Tom Price Grilled in Confirmation Hearing by Joshua A. Krisch | January 19, 2017
Oklahoma Attorney General Nominated to Lead EPA by Kerry Grens | December 8, 2016
Nasser Zawia: An American Scientist Born in Yemen by Bob Grant | March 23, 2017
Ubadah Sabbagh: An American Scientist from the Middle East by Kerry Grens | February 24, 2017
Wael Al-Delaimy: An American Scientist Born in Iraq by Bob Grant | February 17, 2017
Pardis Sabeti: An American Scientist Born in Iran by Bob Grant | February 9, 2017
Scientific Societies Respond to Trump Immigration Order by Joshua A. Krisch | February 2, 2017
Scientists Offer Lab Space for Stranded Peers by Kerry Grens | February 1, 2017
US Immigration Ban Affects Scientists by Joshua A. Krisch | January 31, 2017
Science Teaching Standards up for Revision in Texas by Kerry Grens | February 9, 2017
Tenure Under Attack in Two More States by Joshua A. Krisch | January 17, 2017