Election 2012: Grading Obama and Romney on Science

Scientific American evaluates the scientific merit of the presidential candidates' proposed policies

Antiscience Beliefs Jeopardize U.S. Democracy

The United States faced down authoritarian governments on the left and right. Now it may be facing an even greater challenge from within


Science in an Election Year

Scientific American rates the candidates' answers to 14 science questions


Obama and Romney Tackle 14 Top Science Questions

Find out where the candidates stand on climate change, research, energy, space and more


Does Congress Get a Passing Grade on Science?

Scientific American asks leaders of a dozen House and Senate committees for written answers to eight policy questions related to science and technology


Rating the Candidates: How Did SA Grade Romney and Obama on Science?

The editors used a five-star ranking system—and had lots of help from experts—to assess the presidential candidates' responses to 14 top science questions


Why Genes Don’t Predict Voting Behavior

When it comes to complex behaviors, gene variants don't count for much


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