Researchers want free, open-access science — science publishers, not so much

Something needs to change in science publishing.

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine launches website about vaccine facts

“Our work has validated that the science is clear—vaccines are extremely safe,”

Art-integrated science lessons make some students ‘learn at 105%’, new study finds

That’s not a typo. The authors were surprised, too.

Small teams are better at producing new ideas, new study finds

However, small teams are typically underfunded, researchers find.

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.