Health and Science
Health and Science
Science
Feb. 1 2017 3:35 PMHow Trump Transition Officials Are Privately Explaining the Chaos at the EPAEmails obtained by Slate show that transition officials are blasting the media for the apparent disorder at the agency.
Climate Desk
Jan. 31 2017 9:13 PMRemember When Neil Gorsuch’s Mother Tried to Dismantle the EPA?It happened under Reagan.
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 31 2017 8:45 AMPhil Plait Leaves Slate for Syfy Wire
Science
Jan. 27 2017 7:09 PMTrump Supporters Refuse to Believe Their Own EyesThey still think Trump’s inauguration crowds were bigger, despite the evidence. Here’s why.
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 27 2017 10:46 AMRemembering Those Who Died So That We May Continue to Explore
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 26 2017 8:45 AMA Swirling, Impressionistic Jupiter
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 24 2017 8:45 AMJuno Looks Up to Jupiter
Cover Story
Jan. 23 2017 5:52 AMTrump Sold America a Miracle CureBut when miracle cures fail, the patients don’t blame the salesman.
Medical Examiner
Jan. 19 2017 9:15 AMShould Doctors Treat Trump Anxiety?Americans’ election-induced worries are not going away. How should doctors help their patients cope?
Medical Examiner
Jan. 19 2017 7:30 AMPresidential Health Has Always Been a Well-Kept SecretAt 70, Trump is our oldest president-elect yet. If his health declines, we most likely won’t know much about it.
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 18 2017 10:41 AMIt’s Official: 2016 Was the Hottest Year for the Planet on Record
Climate Desk
Jan. 17 2017 5:14 PMCalifornia’s Drought Isn’t Over YetYes, it’s been raining. No, not enough to end the drought.
Science
Jan. 17 2017 5:45 AMLie Detectors, Russian Spies, and an Expert in Kung FuHow the incoming national security adviser got tangled up in the Trump administration’s weirdest scandal yet.
Medical Examiner
Jan. 13 2017 5:13 PMThe Cheaper, Generic “EpiPen” Is GreatExcept that consumers will have to know enough to ask for it. And that’s not how medicine should work.
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 13 2017 8:45 AMA 20 Trillion Kilometer–High Statue of Liberty
Climate Desk
Feb. 1 2017 2:18 PMActing Army Secretary Clears the Way for Dakota Access PipelineThe Standing Rock Sioux tribe is already plotting how they can legally block the move.
Science
Jan. 31 2017 7:04 PMShould National Parks Be Apolitical?The former director makes a convincing case for why they cannot shy away from charged topics.
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 30 2017 8:45 AMJust How Hard Was It to Detect Gravitational Waves?
Science
Jan. 27 2017 3:56 PMScientists Are About to Be Censored. They Shouldn’t Censor Themselves.Don’t make the Trump administration’s job any easier.
Science
Jan. 26 2017 4:07 PMHere’s One Way Trump’s Team Could Manipulate Government DataIt has plans to recalculate the social cost of carbon, which has been called “the most important number you’ve never heard of.”
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 25 2017 8:45 AMTrump Orders Gov't Agencies to Shut Down Social Media, EPA to Take Down Climate Change Pages
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 23 2017 8:45 AMEarth Isn’t the Only Planet Hit by Meteorites. Mars Gets Them, Too.
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 20 2017 8:30 AMIf You Need to Find Strength Today, Be Like Daphnis
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 19 2017 8:45 AMThe Best Image of Saturn’s Moon Daphnis Ever Taken. And It’s a Stunner.
Medical Examiner
Jan. 18 2017 11:28 AMWhat Will the Trump Administration Mean for People With Disabilities?Under Obama, access to schools, health care, and jobs expanded. Will Trump roll it all back?
Medical Examiner
Jan. 18 2017 5:55 AMPatients’ Rights Should Be a Bipartisan IssueNow more than ever, it is doctors’ obligation to speak up for the needs of our patients.
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 17 2017 8:45 AMGene Cernan, the Last Human to Stand on the Moon, Has Died
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 16 2017 8:45 AMDramatic Video of the SpaceX Successful Falcon 9 Rocket Landing
Medical Examiner
Jan. 13 2017 9:00 AMZealots Like RFK Jr. Have Already Made Vaccines Less SafeNot just because they fuel anti-vaxxers. This type of paranoia impedes our ability to accurately consider evidence. 
Science
Jan. 12 2017 9:45 AMFlagging Fake News or Bad Sources Won’t WorkThe idea—propped up by media organizations and Facebook itself—doesn’t account for how the brain processes information.

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