ecology, policy
TS Picks: April 20, 2017
TS Picks: April 20, 2017
Tracy Vence | Apr 20, 2017
March for Science edition
Migratory Eels Use Magnetoreception
Migratory Eels Use Magnetoreception
Kerry Grens | Apr 14, 2017
In laboratory experiments that simulated oceanic conditions, the fish responded to magnetic fields, a sensory input that may aid migration.
TS Picks: March 30, 2017
TS Picks: March 30, 2017
Tracy Vence | Mar 30, 2017
Obama administration’s science advisers stick together; “allies confident” NIH Director Francis Collins can dissuade Congress from approving drastic budget cuts; how Brexit may affect scientists
Opinion: After We March
Opinion: After We March
Sheril Kirshenbaum | Mar 16, 2017
How to become—and stay—involved in science policy 
Trump’s Proposed Budget Would Cut Science Funding
Trump’s Proposed Budget Would Cut Science Funding
Tracy Vence | Mar 16, 2017
The NIH could see its budget slashed by $5.8 billion (approximately 19 percent), while the EPA could see a $2.6 billion budget cut (around 31 percent).
House Democrats Introduce “Scientific Integrity Act”
House Democrats Introduce “Scientific Integrity Act”
Kerry Grens | Mar 3, 2017
Representatives follow the lead of senators in drafting a bill that would encourage federal scientists to share data.
Reactions to Proposed EPA, NIH Budget Cuts
Reactions to Proposed EPA, NIH Budget Cuts
Tracy Vence | Mar 3, 2017
Experts discuss how Trump’s budget proposals could affect federally employed and federally funded scientists.
Scientists to Trump: Appoint a Science Advisor
Scientists to Trump: Appoint a Science Advisor
Tracy Vence | Mar 1, 2017
Thousands of researchers and science supporters sign an open letter to the president.
Ubadah Sabbagh: An American Scientist from the Middle East
Ubadah Sabbagh: An American Scientist from the Middle East
Kerry Grens | Feb 24, 2017
The 23-year-old neuroscience graduate student, born in Saudi Arabia and raised in numerous countries, came to the U.S. as a teenager to attend college.
Sights (and Signs) of #StandUpForScience
Sights (and Signs) of #StandUpForScience
Tracy Vence and Ben Andrew Henry | Feb 19, 2017
Hundreds of people gathered in Boston’s Copley Square today to show support for science.