We all want what’s best for our children, and the science is pretty clear on this one: antivaxxing claims lives.
Talk about thick skin!
The rise and fall of empires in one epic animated map.
In America, every political group comes with its own views on climate change.
Easily disgusted? Well… that might say about your ideology.
People often project their religious and political beliefs onto science.
“The laws of mathematics are very commendable but the only law that applies in Australia is the law of Australia.”
It’s never the same everywhere.
Big corporations screen their executives for personality disorders. Why aren’t we doing the same for politicians?
So maybe don’t talk politics over Sunday dinner.
Almost all political arguments are futile. Here’s why.
Many extremists might just be bored — and that just sounds dangerous!
Of all the major conservative parties in the democratic world, the Republican Party stands alone in its denial of the legitimacy of climate science.
It seems rather obvious to me, but there was a lot of debate regarding how a country’s politics affect its emissions – for better or for worse. A new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that environmental policies in the US have had a significant impact on emissions from 1990 to present days. Despite growing
In Greek mythology, Narcissus fell in love with himself after gazing upon the splendor of his own reflection. Pathological admirer of his beauty, Narcissus eventually died of grief for not being able to reach the beautiful young man in the water. When thinking of Narcissus, whose story birthed the term narcissism to describe inordinate fascination with oneself or vanity, it’s hard to
Princeton University political scientists have found as part of a recent study looking to assess the performance of state supreme court justices that appointed justices generally bring a higher quality of information to the decision-making process, are less biased and are generally less prone to error as elected justices. For their study, Matias Iaryczower, an assistant professor of politics at Princeton, along with
Earlier today Obama’s administration budget plan for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration was proposed to $18.7 billion, at the same amount as in 2010, and puts predominance towards science research, exploration and commercial flight development. The $18.7 billion funding layout is $300 million less than the draft budget approved for 2011 in the NASA Authorization Act last year and
As if it wasn’t enough NIH funded grant applications are at a 20% low, according to a proposed federal discretionary civilian spending cut plan back to 2008 levels, biomedical researcher funds could drop by half, to a historical low of 10%. National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Francis Collins spoke in detail about the issue during his keynote speech during
NASA’s immediate future will likely have an emphasis on Earth science, using the International Space Station for research and development, and making space exploration more of an entrepreneurial venture. Those were the main themes touched on during the Senate confirmation hearing of Charles Bolden, President Obama’s nominee for NASA chief. When discussing space entrepreneurship, Bolden used the example of a