Interview with Bluebird Director of Science Lex Pelger on CBD

A cannabis expert shares what he knows about the science of CBD.

California voted to start school after 8:30 AM — and here’s why this is great


Humor done right helps in the classroom, 99% of students report. Bad humor hurts

In news today: people still like jokes.

15 Quick Science Facts that Will Blow Your Mind

There is enough DNA in an average person’s body to stretch from the sun to Pluto and back — 17 times. More science facts after the jump.

It’s getting harder and harder to come up with new ideas in science, paper reports

Thankfully, all we need are more researchers.

Potato math: Student wins $250,000 for developing computer model that could saves farmers billions

Over 1,800 reasons to feel hopeful for the future.

Citizen science called upon to study liverworts and help quantify climate change

These plants could become our climate “canary in the coal mine”.

People who don’t understand evolution are much more likely to reject it

Well here’s a shocker.

Cats are both solid and liquid — and other surprising tidbits of science from the Ig Nobel Awards

Cats really *are* liquid… but only sometimes.

About DACA: Study shows 83% of America’s top high school science students have immigrant parents

The abnormal seems to have become normal in the White House.

Knowing more doesn’t change false beliefs about science

People often project their religious and political beliefs onto science.

US Senate says White House’s proposed DOE budget cuts are “short-sighted,” increases funding instead


Blogger submits glaringly fake ‘Midichlorian’ paper to nine journals, three publish it for free, fourth asks for cash

May the odds forever be in your favor, researchers.

France’s import of brainpower will likely make it a nexus of climate science

Make the planet great again!

The science division of the White House is now completely empty

Dark news from the White House.

Scientists develop largest simulation of the Universe to find dark matter

It’s an impressive achievement.

Trump’s new budget proposal would slash funding for science — especially Earth science

It’s not really a surprise by now, but it’s still saddening to see.

“There’s no vaccine for stupid” — The best signs from the March for Science

“There’s no vaccine for stupid.”

It’s not you — Scientific research is harder to read than ever

Science is getting harder and harder to read, and that’s a problem.

German Universities ready to give up subscription to Elsevier

When you put a paywall on science, no one wins.