This week in #scipol: Eddie Bernice Johnson in charge, James Watson stripped of honors, a step forward for open access, when does a zygote become a human, mites that eat llama poop, Antarctica in crisis, and more!
Lots of #scipol news over the holidays: first images from four billion miles from Earth, the dark side of the moon, and inside the sun's atmosphere, plans to dim the sun, build the wall, and visit the deep ocean, new #txlege and more!
This week in #scipol: the fourth National Climate Assessment, CRISPR babies born, InSight successfully lands, and more!
This week in #scipol: reverse course needed to avert climate disaster, STEM Nobel's 97% male, NASA's plan for getting to Mars, ResearchGate sued, and more!
So much this week in #scipol! The Trump administration asserts the reality of climate change, mosquitoes can be eliminated, information on the midterms, grizzlys, frogs, humanized mice, and more!!
This month in #scipol: the southwest deals with drought, NASA's Mars Curiosity announced discoveries, the EPA's transparency rule, government spending to address climate change, new National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine reports, non-medical vaccine exemptions and more.
This month in #scipol: carbon taxes, water contamination, science appropriations, Chinese espionage, the "right to try bill", top 10 newly discovered species, and more.
This week in #scipol: controversy around Pruitt continues while Senate confirms coal lobbyist as 2nd-in-command at EPA, protections over migratory birds rescinded, air pollution regulations are weakened, ocean currents slow & more
This week in #scipol: rumors of shrinking the Sequoia National monument, disbanding the Biological Survey Unit, increases in NSF/NIH funding, undocumented pollution in Houston, border wall funded w/ conservation restrictions, and more
This week in #scipol: Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante monuments will be reduced, mining companies no longer financially responsible for future clean-up preparations, debate continues on what is a "water of the United States" (and what should be protected), graduate students worry about tax hikes, Lamar Smith attacks socio-behavioral research at the NSF, and more.