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Old Trees Are Ecosystem Gold

David Lindenmayer of the Australian National University College of Science in Canberra says that older trees play outsize roles in maintaining landscapes and ecosystems.

February 12, 2018 — Mariette Dichristina and Steve Mirsky

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

A Future for American Energy

At the first Science Meets Congress event, Energy Solutions for a Sustainable Future, energy and innovation experts from academia, government and the private sector talked with Scientific American Editor in Chief Mariette DiChristina about American's energy future.   

January 29, 2018 — Steve Mirsky
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