Health and Science
Health and Science
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 16 2016 8:45 AMTrump Adviser Compares Global Warming to Flat Earth
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 15 2016 8:45 AMA Trio of Human Space Stories
Climate Desk
Dec. 14 2016 4:42 PMRyan Zinke, Trump’s Interior Secretary, Might Accept Climate ChangeBut he still seems generally confused by the idea and has an anti-environmentalist record.
Medical Examiner
Dec. 13 2016 4:30 PME-Cigarettes Might Be the Best Addiction to HaveThe surgeon general just released a landmark report, but the findings aren’t strong enough to warrant many regulations.
Medical Examiner
Dec. 13 2016 9:00 AMThe FDA Should Approve Drugs Based on Evidence, Not EmotionsA new bill and Donald Trump could come together to undermine the FDA’s ability to safeguard the public from dangerous new drugs.  
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 12 2016 8:45 AMThe Endgame at Saturn Begins
Science
Dec. 9 2016 10:56 AMPruitt’s Plan to Make Climate Denialism LawTrump’s EPA pick has tried it before, and he’ll likely try it again. Only this time, he’ll be working from the inside.
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 8 2016 4:53 PMJohn Glenn, American Hero: 1921–2016
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 7 2016 9:00 AMThe Universe Is Spongy! And Einstein Predicted It.
Medical Examiner
Dec. 5 2016 11:44 AMTrump Isn’t an Anti-Vaxxer. He’s a Slow Vaxxer.His position is still a nonsensical attack on science. It also helps explain his appeal.
Climate Desk
Dec. 2 2016 2:59 PMJeff Sessions Thinks Fighting Climate Change Hurts Poor PeopleThis is a weird and new perversion of climate change denialism.
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 1 2016 1:58 PMRussian Resupply Rocket Lost During Launch
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 1 2016 9:00 AMHow the Moon Got Its Weird
Climate Desk
Nov. 30 2016 11:00 AMWhat’s to Gain From Building the Dakota Access Pipeline? Profit.It won’t help us gain energy independence or even jobs. It’ll just make money for the people invested (including President-elect Trump).
Bad Astronomy
Nov. 30 2016 9:00 AMAnother Example of a Freakishly Weird Phenomenon: Jumping Sun Dogs
Medical Examiner
Dec. 16 2016 7:14 AMIs the Opioid Crisis Partly to Blame for President Trump?There’s a correlation between those affected and support for Trump. But the causation is still unclear.
Science
Dec. 14 2016 7:05 PMTillerson Says One Thing With His Mouth and Another With His MoneyThe Exxon CEO’s actions suggest he knows climate change denialism is good for business.
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 14 2016 8:45 AMBaby Exoplanets Carve Grooves Into Their Nursery
Science
Dec. 13 2016 3:14 PMBill McKibben on Why Exxon Mobil Is the Worst Oil CompanyRex Tillerson doesn’t just come from any oil company. He comes from the one that knew about climate change but spent decades lying to the public about it for profit.
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 13 2016 8:45 AMSo Here’s Another Thing Global Warming Causes: Catastrophic Glacial Avalanches
Cover Story
Dec. 11 2016 11:07 PMIt’s Not OverStanding Rock was never just about the pipeline. It’s about an existential fight against the corporate interests who would sacrifice people and the planet on the altar of short-term gain.
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 9 2016 8:45 AMThe Mysterious Case of a Nonexistent Alien Planet Discovered 160 Years Ago
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 8 2016 9:00 AMAn Island of Stars in a Sea of Stars
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 6 2016 9:00 AMIs This Galaxy the Victim of a Cosmic Collision, or Is It Weird All on Its Own?
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 5 2016 8:45 AMFollow-Up: Why the House Science Committee’s Climate Change Denial Is So Wrong
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 2 2016 8:45 AMHouse Science Committee, Reliable Disseminator of Misinformation, Tweets Climate Change Denialism From Breitbart
Science
Dec. 1 2016 10:18 AMLike It Never Even HappenedA self-help guru who killed three in his sweat lodge says the experience has helped him “find himself.” His rhetoric shows he has yet to move beyond the problematic structure of his ideology.
Science
Dec. 1 2016 8:15 AMDoes Fighting Racism Make Racists More Racist?What research on the psychology of stereotype backlash can teach us about how to combat discrimination.
Medical Examiner
Nov. 30 2016 9:17 AMWe Know How to Treat Opioid AddictionBut our antiquated conceptions of addicts prevent us from doing so.
Bad Astronomy
Nov. 29 2016 9:00 AMA (Frozen) Great Lake of Water Is Found Beneath the Surface of Mars

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