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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
Bad Science Underlies EPA's Air Pollution Program

Bad Science Underlies EPA's Air Pollution Program

For decades, the agency has used numbers that often underestimate industry emissions of dangerous substances—and isn’t going to change soon

January 29, 2018 — Rachel Leven and The Center for Public Integrity
Does Gender Matter?

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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Of Shamrocks and Science

Happy St. Patrick’s Day