Louisiana and Texas accounted for half the money paid out by the National Flood Insurance Program since 1973
At Scientific American 's third Science on the Hill event, experts from academia and the private sector met at the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill to talk with Scientific American editor-in-chief Mariette DiChristina about solutions to our plethora-of-plastics problem...
More efficient appliances and stricter building codes have driven significant declines in U.S. emissions to date
Advisory panel says US National Institutes of Health should treat sexual harassment more seriously and do more to help affected researchers
People appear to consume between 74,000 and 121,000 microplastic particles annually, and that's probably a gross underestimate.
Prices on carbon are not strict enough to make significant dents in emissions
At the third Scientific American “Science on the Hill” event, “Solving the Plastic Waste Problem”, one of the issues discussed by experts on Capitol Hill was biodegradability. ...
Critics of the Trump administration move point to errors in the agency’s analysis
Administrator Wheeler has called such projections unrealistic, but experts say they are most in line with current emissions trends
Patients want drugs fast-tracked through FDA approval process
Changes could endanger promising medical research
Concerns mount over reports that federal researchers could be compelled to participate in the controversial exercise
Policy also requires ethics review for any grant applications to the National Institutes of Health that involve fetal tissue
The Department of Defense was the biggest benefactor, with money going to rebuild bases
Some scientists had called for lifting the ban to allow the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to evaluate the new technologies
The credits could target all low-carbon electricity generation instead of solely wind and solar
Blacks and Hispanics in the U.S. are exposed to more emissions than whites and consume less from the industries responsible
Virtual assistants are getting smarter. Let's think about how that will play out
Diversity leads to innovation, which is crucial to fight climate change
Missiles designed to destroy incoming nuclear warheads fail frequently in tests and could increase global risk of mass destruction