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Trump Budget Gives Last-Minute Reprieve to Science Funding

Funding for the National Science Foundation and National Institutes of Health would hold steady after Congress agrees to lift spending caps, but details are fuzzy

February 12, 2018 — Giorgia Guglielmi, Amy Maxmen, Lauren Morello, Sara Reardon, Jeff Tollefson, Alexandra Witze and Nature magazine
How Warp-Speed Evolution Is Transforming Ecology

How Warp-Speed Evolution Is Transforming Ecology

Darwin thought evolution was too slow to change the environment on observable timescales—ecologists are discovering that he was wrong

February 1, 2018 — Rachael Lallensack and Nature magazine

Does Gender Matter?

The suggestion that women are not advancing in science because of innate inability has been taken seriously by some high-profile academics over the years. Neuroscientist Ben A. Barres, who died in December, explained what is wrong with this hypothesis in this 2006 Nature commentary

January 19, 2018 — Ben A. Barres and Nature magazine
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Confronting Common Wisdom