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Science and the Trump Presidency
Special Report
Special Report

Science and the Trump Presidency

What to expect for climate change, health care, technology and more under the new administration

Net Neutrality Foe to Head the FCC

Under new chair Ajit Pai the agency would likely to reverse its Open Internet Order—a regulation expected to become less relevant as the Net continues to evolve

January 30, 2017 — Larry Greenemeier

What Could Replace the Clean Power Plan?

Trump could soon issue an executive order directing the EPA to consider the Clean Power Plan illegal and stop any work related to the regulation

January 23, 2017 — Emily Holden and E&E News

Trump's First 100 Days: Space

The new administration will likely shift NASA resources away from Earth exploration and into deep space. But many questions remain about how the agency will be led and funded

November 30, 2016 — Lee Billings

Trump's First 100 Days: Health Care

The president-elect could initiate a massive transformation of health care—including birth control funding. But without a replacement plan ready, lawmakers may hesitate to repeal Obamacare anytime soon

November 28, 2016 — Sara Goudarzi

Exit Interview: Presidential Science Advisor John Holdren

Scientific American executive editor Fred Guterl talks with Pres. Obama’s science advisor, John Holdren, about climate science, space travel, the issue of reproducibility in science, the brain initiative and more.

January 19, 2017 — Fred Guterl and Steve Mirsky