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.

Jun 25, 2016

The importance of nihonium

Recognition for the Japanese team that created element 113, which they have named nihonium, should remind the government and private sector of the importance of basic scientific research.