Feb 9, 2017

Scientists and dual-use technologies

Instead of encouraging scientists to participate in the development of technologies that have military uses, the government should boost funding for research that can improve people's lives.

/ Nov 16, 2016

Scientists fear the worst under a Trump presidency

From the fight against climate change to dwindling budgets for research, the U.S. scientific community fears the worst under Donald Trump, seen by many as the most hostile to science of any American president in history. Trump will be “the first anti-science president we ...

Oct 6, 2016

Bolster basic science research

The government is putting too much emphasis on short-term scientific research that is expected to produce quick results and commercial benefits.