Such reviews are intended to allow community input and minimize harm to the environment
Co-organizers of the first Black Birders Week talk about the joy of the natural world and the work outdoor-focused groups need to do to reduce racism and promote inclusion
Experts and affected communities say environmental justice must be a key component of efforts to address climate change
Columbia University attorney Alexis J. Hoag discusses the history of how we got to this point and the ways that researchers can help reduce bias against black Americans throughout the legal system...
Prescribing weight loss to black women ignores barriers to their health
Empirical studies have shown that nonviolent movements are more successful than violent ones at bringing about positive social changes...
Originally published in November 1845
COVID-19 has laid bare the need to reconsider the hope and money we invest in genetics research
As President Trump terminates the U.S.’s relationship with the agency, experts foresee incoherence, inefficiency and a resurgence of deadly diseases
Stanford University neuroscientist Robert Sapolsky talks about human behavior, the penal system and the question of free will.
Doing so is more important than ever in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic
A leading Brazilian scientist discusses the challenges faced by the country, which has the world’s third-highest number of COVID-19 cases
He was utterly unpretentious, without guile or dissimulation, and candid to the point of tactlessness—qualities in unfortunately short supply today
Support for basic research helped to make the U.S. an economic powerhouse, but that’s now in danger
The ability to come up with truly revolutionary ideas is crucial—and extremely rare
The U.S. president’s hostility to expertise puts us all in danger
The pioneering astronomer and ‘mother of Hubble’ paved the way for revolutionary space observatories
NIH director Francis Collins, winner of the 2020 Templeton Prize, answers questions about God, free will, evil, altruism and his Christian faith in a 2006 interview...
Originally published in January 1967