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Image of the Day
Staff | Dec 1, 2017
Take a break from the bench to puzzle and peruse.
Trump Nominates Alex Azar as Health and Human Services Secretary
Catherine Offord | Nov 13, 2017
The former chief of Eli Lilly USA is picked to replace Tom Price, who stepped down in September amid a controversy over the abuse of taxpayer-funded travel.
Sam Clovis Withdraws from Consideration for Top USDA Scientist
Jef Akst | Nov 2, 2017
President Donald Trump’s pick to serve as the US Department of Agriculture’s undersecretary for research, education, and economics blames the “political climate” for his decision.
Anger Flares over EPA’s Perceived Science Censorship
Katarina Zimmer | Oct 24, 2017
Protests are sparking over the Trump Administration’s latest move to silence a discussion around climate change.
Trump Announces NASA Head and NOAA Assistant Secretary
Jef Akst | Sep 4, 2017
The president’s picks for the two science-related positions must be confirmed by the Senate.
Scientists Fear DACA Cancellation
Jef Akst, Shawna Williams | Sep 4, 2017
Some researchers are at risk of job loss and even deportation if Trump decides to end a program that allows undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children to obtain work permits.
Notable Science Quotes
Staff | Sep 1, 2017
Wildebeest, science advice for Trump, antibiotics, and more
Majority of Top Government Science Jobs Unfilled
Catherine Offord | Aug 31, 2017
Only 12 positions out of 44 have received nominations, and half of Trump’s nominees have strong ties to the industries they would oversee, a new report shows.
Climate Change Language Deleted from NIH Site
Bob Grant | Aug 23, 2017
The communications director at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences says news reports of the changes are overblown.
Opinion: Science, Meet Politics
Miriam R. Fein | Aug 23, 2017
The events of the past six months have inspired advocacy for the first time.