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President Trump Picks Meteorologist to Lead OSTP
President Trump Picks Meteorologist to Lead OSTP
The nomination of Kelvin Droegemeier has been met positively by members of the scientific community.
President Trump Picks Meteorologist to Lead OSTP
President Trump Picks Meteorologist to Lead OSTP

The nomination of Kelvin Droegemeier has been met positively by members of the scientific community.

The nomination of Kelvin Droegemeier has been met positively by members of the scientific community.

Donald Trump
Trump’s Pick for Science Advisor Dodges Climate Change Question
Trump’s Pick for Science Advisor Dodges Climate Change Question
Jef Akst | Aug 24, 2018
In a hearing with Senators, meteorologist Kelvin Droegemeier avoided climate change questions by saying it wasn’t his expertise.
Supreme Court Nominee Draws Concern from Environmentalists
Supreme Court Nominee Draws Concern from Environmentalists
Catherine Offord | Jul 10, 2018
President Trump’s pick, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, has often opposed court involvement in environmental and health regulations.
EPA Stalls Release of Carcinogen Report
EPA Stalls Release of Carcinogen Report
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jul 9, 2018
An investigation by Politico finds the agency has been sitting on an assessment of formaldehyde’s cancer risks for a year and a half.
New US-China Tariffs Could Affect Science
New US-China Tariffs Could Affect Science
Diana Kwon | Jun 27, 2018
The list of imports subject to additional taxes include products used in research, but the effect of the trade dispute is still unclear.
Trump Administration Considers Restrictions on Chinese Researchers
Trump Administration Considers Restrictions on Chinese Researchers
Diana Kwon | May 2, 2018
The proposed limitations stem from fears of intellectual property theft.
Proposed Federal Budget Slashes Funds to EPA, CDC
Proposed Federal Budget Slashes Funds to EPA, CDC
Diana Kwon | Feb 13, 2018
Funds for the NIH and NSF would stay flat, while some agencies, including the FDA and NASA, would see increases.
Image of the Day: An Actual “Shithole”
Image of the Day: An Actual “Shithole”
The Scientist Staff | Jan 13, 2018
Beetles cherish the dung they live and feed on.
US Interior Department Adopts Political Screening Process for Grants
US Interior Department Adopts Political Screening Process for Grants
Katarina Zimmer | Jan 11, 2018
The new policy affects academic and nonprofit grants and cooperative agreements exceeding $50,000. 
The Year in Science Policy
The Year in Science Policy
Kerry Grens | Dec 15, 2017
How a new administration in the U.S. affected scientists around the world throughout 2017