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What 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?

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
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 12 2017 8:45 AMA Gorgeous, but Mysterious, Astrophoto of Andromeda
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 11 2017 10:53 AMAnti-Science, Trump, and Why I Hope Science Will Help Save the World
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 10 2017 8:45 AMMy God. It’s Full of Black Holes.
Science
Jan. 6 2017 6:02 PMIs the Death of SeaWorld’s Tilikum the End of Captive Orca Whales?Unfortunately, probably not.
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 5 2017 8:45 AMA New Piece of Research Shows—Once Again— the Global Warming “Pause” Never Existed
Science
Jan. 3 2017 9:00 AMStep Away From the LionRomping with wildlife does not actually help protect it.
Medical Examiner
Jan. 3 2017 5:45 AMAmerican Children Deserve a Better DeathHere’s one way we can give it to them.
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 1 2017 8:30 AMAs You Kick 2016 to the Curb, Ponder on What a Year Really Means, Scientifically.
Science
Dec. 30 2016 7:26 AMIn Defense of Canada’s New—and Mediocre—National BirdThe gray jay is a subtle and delightful choice.
Medical Examiner
Dec. 28 2016 11:05 AMIs a Heart Attack Cardiac Arrest?Heart attack, cardiac arrest, and heart failure are often used interchangeably, but they’re distinct entities.
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.
Medical Examiner
Jan. 12 2017 7:00 AMJohn Bailar’s Righteous Attack on the “War on Cancer”By putting forth this unpopular opinion, Bailar reminded us of the value of evidence-based decisions.
Medical Examiner
Jan. 10 2017 5:35 PMDonald Trump and RFK Jr. Are Vaccine-Skeptical SoulmatesThey present their skepticism of established science as reasonable. And that makes their views even scarier.
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 9 2017 8:45 AMWhat the Earth and Moon Look Like ... From Mars!
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 6 2017 8:45 AMHow Do You Make a Taco in Space? Carefully.
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 4 2017 8:45 AMThe Snows of … Hawaii?
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 3 2017 8:45 AMUFO Clouds Over Mount Shasta
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 2 2017 8:45 AMIn the Deep Universe, Where Science and Art Merge
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 30 2016 8:45 AMIf You’re Looking Forward to 2017, You’ll Have to Wait a Second. Literally.
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 29 2016 8:45 AMIs It Possible to Make a Cloak of Invisibilty? This Illusion Might Convince You.
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 28 2016 9:00 AMBathe in Moonlight With These Ridiculously High-Res Images of Our Nearest Cosmic Neighbor

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