Science Policy & Ethics
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) announces the launch of the Center for Scientific Evidence in Public Issues, which will bring clearly and strategically communicated info..
Credit: Photo: M. Forwick Scientists from Norway and the UK have shown that, 20.000 years ago, Arctic sea ice in the winter covered more than twice the area than it does today. Yet, there was a smal..
NEW YORK, NY (September 28, 2018) -- The Center for Research on the Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of Psychiatric, Neurologic, and Behavioral Genetics at Columbia University Irving Medical Cen..
PHILADELPHIA -- The United States in recent years has increased healthcare access by broadening Medicaid coverage, but some worry that these Medicaid expansions lead to more abuse of prescription pain..
An analysis of data directed by Jonathan Hiskey, associate professor of political science, and his co-authors shows that being a victim of crime is a powerful motivation for migrants to come to the Un..
Credit: Anne D Bjorkman Plants in the Arctic are growing taller because of climate change, according to new research from a global scientific collaboration led by the University of Edinburgh. Whil..
Credit: Anne Bjorkman Frankfurt/ Leipzig, Germany, 26.09.2018. Until now, the Arctic tundra has been the domain of low-growing grasses and dwarf shrubs. Defying the harsh conditions, these plants hu..
Future Science Group today announces the publication of a new peer-reviewed study that surveys the Canadian direct-to-consumer marketplace of companies advertising putative stem cell treatments for va..
Industry influence on the research agenda - and the tactics employed by tobacco, pharmaceutical, food, mining, chemical and alcohol companies to drive questions away from those most relevant to public..
Sara Alfino and Dr David Roberts from the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology within the School of Anthropology and Conservation at the University of Kent examined 19 different code words an..
Credit: Images by Ryan Edwards, Princeton University With the right public infrastructure investment, the United States could as much as double the amount of carbon dioxide emissions currently captu..
WASHINGTON -- For his pioneering role in national health policy and health services research, the National Academy of Medicine today announced Stuart Altman is the recipient of the 2018 Gustav O. Lien..
The UK is "unprepared" for climate change, an expert from the University of Surrey has concluded following an extensive study. University of Surrey academic Dr Candice Howarth says that while the Go..
Credit: If/Then Lyda Hill Foundation NEW YORK (SEPT. 25, 2018) - The Lyda Hill Foundation, in partnership with Geena Davis's Institute on Gender in Media at Mount Saint Mary's University, r..
Credit: University of Nevada, Reno RENO, Nev. - Mountain snowpack is a primary source of water for the arid western United States. This region, which includes Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, N..
The European Academy of Cancer Sciences (EACS), an independent advisory body of medical specialists and researchers, has issued a position paper encouraging the European Union and its member states to..
In its role as German National Academy of Sciences, the Leopoldina has been advising politicians and society on key future issues for ten years. In this anniversary year, the Leopoldina Annual Assembl..