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Scott Pruitt Steps Down From EPA
Scott Pruitt Steps Down From EPA
The embattled Environmental Protection Agency Administrator resigns amid persistent questions about his ethics and use of taxpayer dollars.
Scott Pruitt Steps Down From EPA
Scott Pruitt Steps Down From EPA

The embattled Environmental Protection Agency Administrator resigns amid persistent questions about his ethics and use of taxpayer dollars.

The embattled Environmental Protection Agency Administrator resigns amid persistent questions about his ethics and use of taxpayer dollars.

politics, art
Image of the Day: Blooming Algae
Image of the Day: Blooming Algae
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jul 9, 2018
The British Phycological Society declares the winners of a photography contest for images of algae.
Opinion: Broken Promises Caused by the Travel Ban
Opinion: Broken Promises Caused by the Travel Ban
Hani Goodarzi | Jun 28, 2018
The scientific community must step up to support students and scholars who will undoubtedly face isolation.
Pressure Mounts for EPA’s Scott Pruitt to Quit
Pressure Mounts for EPA’s Scott Pruitt to Quit
Catherine Offord | Jun 14, 2018
Republicans and conservative media outlets are turning on the agency administrator as allegations of ethical misconduct and excessive spending pile up.
US State Department Names New Science Envoys
US State Department Names New Science Envoys
Shawna Williams | Jun 13, 2018
The five high-profile scientists are charged with helping strengthen international cooperation.
Image of the Day: Agar Art
Image of the Day: Agar Art
Sukanya Charuchandra | May 30, 2018
The American Society for Microbiology held its 4th contest for images created from microorganisms feeding on agar. 
Head of Global Health Security Ousted from White House
Head of Global Health Security Ousted from White House
Shawna Williams | May 10, 2018
The position was eliminated the same week a new Ebola outbreak was declared in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
CDC Director Takes a $165,300 Pay Cut
CDC Director Takes a $165,300 Pay Cut
Diana Kwon | May 9, 2018
Robert Redfield’s record-setting salary was nearly double that of his predecessors.
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.
Contributors
Contributors
The Scientist Staff | May 1, 2018
Meet some of the people featured in the May 2018 issue of The Scientist.