Page 4

October 31, 2008

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 […]

October 15, 2008

A review of Daniel Gardner's book about the fears that shouldn't consume us.

September 30, 2008

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 […]

September 23, 2008

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 […]

September 19, 2008

The world's largest landfill is slated to become the biggest park in New York City.

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 […]

September 3, 2008

Too little—and too much—medical information on candidates could deceive voters this election season.

August 8, 2008

China is trying to modify its value system in a way that is scientifically sound and reflects its philosophical traditions.

July 25, 2008

A court with no judge, no jury and a controversial treatment of science takes center stage in the autism-vaccine debate.

July 6, 2008

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 […]

April 29, 2008

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 […]

November 12, 2007

- asks Jim from Ohio

October 20, 2007

Don't lose the science in the hoopla.

October 19, 2007

Geothermal wells increase in popularity as a fossil fuel alternative.


The Scienceline Newsletter

Sign up for regular updates.