Science Advisor William Happer to Leave National Security Council
Science Advisor William Happer to Leave National Security Council
An outspoken critic of the scientific consensus on anthropogenic climate change, Happer is returning to academia after a year in his White House role.
Science Advisor William Happer to Leave National Security Council
Science Advisor William Happer to Leave National Security Council

An outspoken critic of the scientific consensus on anthropogenic climate change, Happer is returning to academia after a year in his White House role.

An outspoken critic of the scientific consensus on anthropogenic climate change, Happer is returning to academia after a year in his White House role.

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Trump Issues Executive Order that Could Reduce Scientific Advice
Trump Issues Executive Order that Could Reduce Scientific Advice
Chia-Yi Hou | Jun 17, 2019
The president wants to terminate at least a third of all federal advisory committees by the end of September.
White House to Convene Committee to Address Research Obstacles
White House to Convene Committee to Address Research Obstacles
Shawna Williams | May 7, 2019
The National Science and Technology Council will bring together agency leaders to “focus on improving the safety, integrity, and productivity of research settings.”
Former Head of New York Academy of Sciences, Rodney Nichols, Dies
Former Head of New York Academy of Sciences, Rodney Nichols, Dies
Jef Akst | Sep 7, 2018
A vice president of Rockefeller University for more than 20 years, Nichols also advised the White House, the NIH, and other groups.
Chris Fall Picked to Lead the Department of Energy’s Office of Science
Chris Fall Picked to Lead the Department of Energy’s Office of Science
Jim Daley | May 21, 2018
Fall served in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy under President Barack Obama.
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.
Inside the OSTP: Q&A With a Senior Science Policy Advisor
Inside the OSTP: Q&A With a Senior Science Policy Advisor
Shawna Williams | Apr 18, 2018
Sara Brenner discusses why she took a break from academia to join the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy, and what she hopes to accomplish there.
Marching On
Marching On
Shawna Williams | Apr 12, 2018
Rush Holt, CEO of AAAS, discusses what’s changed as a result of the March for Science—and what hasn’t.
CDC, FDA Warn Against Kratom Use
CDC, FDA Warn Against Kratom Use
Jim Daley | Feb 26, 2018
The herbal supplement, deemed an opioid by the FDA, was recently linked to a Salmonella outbreak in 20 states. 
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.