After more than six years as director of the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Elias Zerhouni will step down at the end of October. Zerhouni presided over the nation’s primary […]
At last Friday’s presidential debate Senator John McCain made the following statement, railing against earmarks for pork-barrel spending: “You know, we spent $3 million to study the DNA of bears […]
Today’s kids may be able to read, write, and multiply, but will they be able to relate to the environment? The U.S. House of Representatives addressed this question when they […]
Stuart Fox • September 18, 2008
In all likelihood, a creationist from the crystal meth capital of Alaska will be president of the United States in about 18 months. But until then, we can pretend that […]
Presidential and Congressional wannabees, take note: A new poll published last week indicates that voters in both parties support the notion of using science and technology to solve the nation’s […]
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals announced last week that it would offer a $1 million reward for a company to bring commercially viable test-tube meat to market by […]
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