The Atlantic – When the opposition “March for Science” was announced, I was struck by the expansiveness of the title, as though scientists must, by definition, be against President Trump. Surely there are some, I thought, who support him.
Los Angeles Times – Spurred by a flurry of executive orders and the new administration’s dissemination of certain demonstrably false information, researchers are venturing beyond the safety of the lab and into the murky political fray.
The National Institutes of Health seeks applications from community-based and health care provider organizations to develop and conduct education, awareness, and navigation activities for the All of Us Research Program. This informational webinar will provide an overview and give attendees a chance to ask questions about this funding opportunity.
Austin American-Statesman – Texas students will continue to learn theories that challenge the scientific understanding of evolution after the State Board of Education approved a preliminary version of the state’s pared-down biology curriculum.
The Hill – The House voted to roll back a rule that required the Social Security Administration to report people who receive disability benefits and have a mental health condition to the FBI’s background check system.
Science – “Too often, we scientists have presented the evidence in a way that was condescending and hierarchical. We might say, ‘Let me try to explain this to you. Maybe even you can understand this.’ And that is not very effective.”