"The point is simple. Doing a job that is of value to your community and your nation is what makes us great as nation. That's what Americans have always wanted to do. That's all we American scientists want to do, all day and everyday (which is kind of frustrating for our spouses).
We just want to do our jobs and we want to do them as best we can.
That is why I will be marching — even though I'd much rather spend the day doing science, doing my job. " ... See MoreSee Less
"Taking action is the best course when science is threatened or when science can illuminate public issues. Scientists should not fool themselves with the misconception that politics is dirty compared to the scientific enterprise, and they should therefore avoid the fight. Nor should scientists think that by standing back and letting the facts speak for themselves, they allow reason to prevail and proponents of flawed policies to wilt." ... See MoreSee Less
This year's American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS, the publisher of Science ) Annual Meeting in Boston (16 to 20 February) promises again to be one of the world's most recognized forums for communicating the excitement, beauty, power, and relevance of science. Attendees from doze...
If you've watched Adam Ruins Everything, you know he tackles societal myths with a good dose of science. Now he's asking for ideas on what myth to "ruin" next. One of the top comments is about the myths about GMOs. Get in there and show your support - and propose some more myths for him to bust! ... See MoreSee Less
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