GeekWire – “The United States government, at this point in our development, should be doubling and tripling down on investment in pure research across the board,” Biden said at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
The New York Times – The Trump administration moved to repeal one of the last unchallenged climate-change regulations rushed into place in the waning days of the Obama presidency — a rule restricting the release of planet-warming methane into the atmosphere.
Science – White House officials appear to have interviewed at least three people last spring to lead the Office of Science and Technology Policy, a key post that remains vacant more than a year into the administration of President Donald Trump.
The Washington Post / The Associated Press – The bill's sponsor says it’s not meant to undermine football, but rather means to show the state doesn’t want to enable an activity that’s developmentally detrimental.
Ars Technica – This year's hottest tech-related trial is Waymo v. Uber. On Monday, what began as a trade secrets lawsuit back in February 2017 opened in federal court in San Francisco, just blocks from Uber headquarters.