This week in #scipol: Medicaid expansion, measles, and zebra mussels in Texas, the magnetic pole moves, Rosalind Franklin gets some recognition, ANWR, new women of Congress in charge, butterfly news, and more!
This week in #scipol: chytrid fungus origins, pollution from natural gas and marijuana, 2018 is the fourth warmest year on record, skin color genetics, trouble at the Austin Zoo, and more!
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!
This week in #scipol: carbon emissions increase, science denialism in India and Italy, shutdown continues, future plans for Austin and Lamar Smith, a plan to clean up the ocean, Voyager 1 answers questions about dark matter, and more!
This week in #scipol: the fourth National Climate Assessment, CRISPR babies born, InSight successfully lands, and more!
This week in #scipol: some good news! The Save Our Seas Act, whooping cranes on the rebound, EPA shelves transparency rule, changing minds on climate change, voting begins, and more!
This month in #scipol: carbon tax, goodbye Scott Pruitt, plastic bans, West Nile virus in Texas, and more!
This week in science policy -- two groups sue the EPA over violating federal records laws, a greater number of first time STEM candidates are entering into primaries, senators are pushing for funding to develop a universal flu vaccine, climate warming effects are concerns for both coral reef survival and communities in deforested areas, & more
Lots in the news this week about how many different federal science advisory boards are not meeting. Researchers face challenges in China and developing countries; in India, the education minister questions the validity of evolutionary theory. Read on for more news in vaccines, drug development, energy in Texas, and happenings at the EPA.
This week: US releases National Climate Assessment, UN releases annual emissions report, ongoing change at the EPA brings more industry representatives in, multiple bills in the house threaten the Endangered Species Act, proposed tax reform worries graduate students, a waste-free UT, and more