Numerous Life Scientists Seek Election to State Legislatures
Numerous Life Scientists Seek Election to State Legislatures
In local races across the country, researchers are running on platforms of bringing more evidence-based decision-making into state governments.
Numerous Life Scientists Seek Election to State Legislatures
Numerous Life Scientists Seek Election to State Legislatures

In local races across the country, researchers are running on platforms of bringing more evidence-based decision-making into state governments.

In local races across the country, researchers are running on platforms of bringing more evidence-based decision-making into state governments.

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Candidates with STEM Backgrounds Running in the Midterm Elections
Candidates with STEM Backgrounds Running in the Midterm Elections
Katarina Zimmer | Oct 23, 2018
We’ve compiled a list of political hopefuls on the ballots in state and federal races in November.
Trump Administration’s Definitions of Sex Defy Science
Trump Administration’s Definitions of Sex Defy Science
Ashley P. Taylor | Oct 23, 2018
The government wants to limit a person’s sex to male or female as determined by genitalia at birth and genetics. It’s not so simple, say scientists.
Canine Virus, Parasites Kill 24 Endangered Lions in India
Canine Virus, Parasites Kill 24 Endangered Lions in India
K.V. Venkatasubramanian | Oct 19, 2018
Diseases threaten the pride’s existence and wildlife experts recommend relocating some lions to a sanctuary, but Gujarat state has refused.
EPA Postpones Decision on Rule to Restrict Scientific Input
EPA Postpones Decision on Rule to Restrict Scientific Input
Jef Akst | Oct 19, 2018
It will be more than a year before the agency institutes or rejects the controversial changes proposed by former EPA head Scott Pruitt.
The UK Pharmaceutical Industry Braces for Brexit
The UK Pharmaceutical Industry Braces for Brexit
Diana Kwon | Oct 12, 2018
As Britain’s departure date from the European Union approaches, drugmakers are preparing for potential changes to regulatory procedures and border controls.
Report: Action Needed Now in Climate Crisis
Report: Action Needed Now in Climate Crisis
Jef Akst | Oct 8, 2018
The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change calls for “unprecedented” changes to prevent the Earth’s atmosphere climbing more than 1.5° C above preindustrial levels.
Interior Department Wants Stricter Data Standards in Conservation Decisions
Interior Department Wants Stricter Data Standards in Conservation Decisions
Kerry Grens | Oct 4, 2018
A new rule would emphasize public, peer-reviewed reports in its decision-making, which has scientists concerned about the exclusion of sensitive, private data.
EPA Plans to Discontinue a Senior Science Advisor Position
EPA Plans to Discontinue a Senior Science Advisor Position
Sukanya Charuchandra | Sep 28, 2018
This change is part of an overhaul taking placing within the research arm of the environmental agency.
Congress Considers Endangered Species Act AmendmentsCongress Considers Endangered Species Act Amendments
Congress Considers Endangered Species Act Amendments
Jef Akst | Sep 27, 2018
Opponents of the proposal call the changes a “wildlife extinction package.”