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Why One Researcher Marched For Science

Lisa Klein, from the materials science and engineering department at Rutgers University, commented on the March For Science at an April 21st talk to the chemistry department at Lehman College in the Bronx.  

April 22, 2017 — Steve Mirsky

The Specter of Chemical and Biological Weapons

Efforts to harness the power of toxic chemicals and deadly organisms have been at the core of chemical and biological attacks throughout history. This package chronicles such incidents before and after Syria's recent alleged chemical weapon attack on civilians outside Damascus

April 4, 2017

Centennial of a Calamity

One hundred years ago Scientific American documented the First World War as it engulfed soldiers, civilians and industries

July 1, 2014 — Daniel C. Schlenoff