Debate reignites over the contributions of 'bad luck' mutations to cancer
Many researchers Science spoke with took issue with the authors' hard numbers for various reasons. “The whole idea of viewing cancer as a whole is pretty alien to us, the causes of different types are so different,” says Noel Weiss, an epidemiologist ...
Random mutations play large role in cancer, study finds
SCIENCE SAYS: Unavoidable typos in DNA help fuel cancer
Nearly Two-Thirds of Cancers Are Due to Random DNA 'Mistakes'
Science-Loving Teens From Ghana And DC Geek Out Together
That's a science competition run by IREX, a global development nonprofit that strives to promote student enthusiasm for science, tech, engineering and math (aka STEM). Each of the 17 teams had teenagers in the D.C. area partnering with Ghanaians to ...
Science Sting Exposes Corrupt Journal Publishers - Scientific ...
A stunt reveals the problematic practices of predatory journals.
Scammy science: 40 journals appointed a fake person as editor
Dr. Fraud: Sting operation exposes predatory science journals - The ...
More Than Any Other Industry, Science Makes America Great
Of all the considerable funding cuts in his “skinny budget,”—programs that rely on science seem to fare the worst, The National Institutes of Health (NIH) loses 18 percent of its budget; the Department of Energy (DOE) loses 6 percent (including the ...
House Committee to Challenge Climate Science
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How we edit science part 5: so what is science?
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We take science seriously at The Conversation and we work hard at reporting it accurately. This series of five posts is adapted from an internal presentation on how to understand and edit science by Australian Science & Technology Editor, Tim Dean.
DC Science March Organizers Racked By Infighting Over 'Diversity'
The “March for Science” is being ripped apart by organizers who want to make gender and racial diversity the center of a march initially formed to push back against the Trump administration's allegedly “anti-science” stance. Tensions over the march's ...
The Most Important Science To Fund Is The Hardest To Explain
The recent budget proposal floated by the Trump administration included deep cuts to critical science-funding agencies. Some of this seems clearly politically-motivated, most obviously zeroing out funding for research on climate, while other parts seem ...
The science whiz who dazzled Obama has schizophrenia. His family faces crushing expenses.
When Joey Hudy went to the White House in 2012, the eighth grade science whiz captivated President Barack Obama — and the world — with his large, orange marshmallow cannon. He and Obama primed the homemade contraption and then blasted its ...
The findings of medical research are disseminated too slowly
ON JANUARY 1st the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation did something that may help to change the practice of science. It brought into force a policy, foreshadowed two years earlier, that research it supports (it is the world's biggest source of charitable ...