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Trump's science envoy quits in scathing letter with an embedded message: IMPEACH - Washington Post

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Trump's science envoy quits in scathing letter with an embedded message: IMPEACH
Washington Post
The State Department appointed Kammen, an energy professor at the University of California at Berkeley, as one of five U.S. science envoys in February 2016. At the time, Kammen said he would be working on various global energy initiatives, as well as ...
US science envoy steps down, spells out "impeach" in resignation letterCNN
State Department Science Envoy Quits With Not-So-Secret Message For Trump: 'IMPEACH'HuffPost
Science envoy resigns over Trump – with a letter spelling out 'impeach'The Guardian
CBS News -Vox -TIME
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Arsenic in drinking water threatens up to 60 million in Pakistan - Science Magazine

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Arsenic in drinking water threatens up to 60 million in Pakistan
Science Magazine
Previous studies had revealed that groundwater in some areas of Pakistan also contained high levels of arsenic. But the extent of those risks was unknown, says Joel Podgorski, an environmental scientist at the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science ...

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Leaked documents expose long-standing gender tensions at Salk Institute - Science Magazine

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Leaked documents expose long-standing gender tensions at Salk Institute
Science Magazine
Still, the internal report and other in-house documents obtained by Science provide a glimpse of the issues that have fueled longstanding gender-related tensions within the storied, 57-year-old institution founded by polio vaccine pioneer Jonas Salk.

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Exxon deliberately misled public on climate science, say researchers - The Guardian

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Exxon deliberately misled public on climate science, say researchers
The Guardian
“Let's face it: The science of climate change is too uncertain to mandate a plan of action that could plunge economies into turmoil,” Exxon said in 1997, as the Bill Clinton administration faced overwhelming opposition in Congress to US ratification of ...
Exxon researched climate science. Understood it. And misled the public.Vox
Harvard researchers say Exxon misled public on climate scienceReuters
Exxon Misled the Public on Climate Change, Study SaysNew York Times

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It Turns Out That Knowing More About Science Doesn't Correct Misbelief - Gizmodo

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It Turns Out That Knowing More About Science Doesn't Correct Misbelief
Gizmodo
A new study, though, casts doubts on whether more information about science can really change someone's mind. If a person is already pre-disposed to disbelieve scientific evidence about topics such as human evolution, climate change or stem cell ...


Monday's eclipse demonstrated our faith in science - Baltimore Sun

Baltimore Sun

Monday's eclipse demonstrated our faith in science
Baltimore Sun
Implicit in the decision of millions of people to don eye protection and stare at the sun for two full minutes was a collective endorsement of science itself. When people from all across the country looked to the sky, they took part in affirming one of ...
5 winners and 3 losers from the total solar eclipseVox
Learn About Solar Eclipse Science From Today's Google DoodleTIME
Solar eclipse science: how the motions of the heavens affect events on EarthThe Guardian
BBC News -Live Science -Telegraph.co.uk
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Mini-antennas could power brain-computer interfaces, medical ... - Science Magazine

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Mini-antennas could power brain-computer interfaces, medical ...
Science Magazine
Engineers have figured out how to make antennas for wireless communication 100 times smaller than their current size, an advance that could lead to tiny brain ...

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Brand New's Great Would-Be Swan Song 'Science Fiction' Is The Emo 'Abbey Road' - UPROXX

UPROXX

Brand New's Great Would-Be Swan Song 'Science Fiction' Is The Emo 'Abbey Road'
UPROXX
Not since NBC's botched hand-off of The Tonight Show from Jay Leno to Conan O'Brien have retirement plans been telegraphed so far in advance. But the gesture only increased anticipation for Brand New's fifth, and perhaps, final LP, Science Fiction ...
Brand New Bound for First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 ChartBillboard
Brand New's 'Science Fiction' and the Terminal Dread of Being AliveNoisey

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A bold open-access push in Germany could change the future of academic publishing - Science Magazine

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A bold open-access push in Germany could change the future of academic publishing
Science Magazine
(AAAS, the publisher of Science, also benefits from the subscription model.) "About 60% of our budget goes to pay these three publishers," says Andreas Degkwitz, the chief librarian of Berlin's Humboldt University. "It cannot go on." The German ...

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Why modern horses have only one toe - Science Magazine

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Why modern horses have only one toe
Science Magazine
How horses—whose ancestors were dog-sized animals with three or four toes—ended up with a single hoof has long been a matter of debate among scientists. Now, a new study suggests that as horses became larger, one big toe provided more resistance to ...

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