What Biden Presidency Could Bring for Higher Education
President-elect has vowed to spend much more. The vice president-elect is a graduate and supporter of Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The next first lady is a community college instructor.
The extraordinary effort to speed the development of treatments and vaccines in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has put into sharp relief the need for the global science community to share scientific data openly.
How the world's greatest public health organization was brought to its knees by a virus, the president and the capitulation of its own leaders, causing damage that could last much longer than the coronavirus.
Another Casualty of the Coronavirus Pandemic: Trust in Government Science
Politics has thoroughly contaminated the scientific process in 2020. The result has been an epidemic of distrust, which further undermines the nation’s already chaotic and ineffective response to the coronavirus.
Prestigious Medical Journal Calls for US Leadership to Be Voted out over COVID-19 Failure
In an unprecedented move, the New England Journal of Medicine on Wednesday published an editorial written by its editors condemning the Trump administration for its response to the Covid-19 pandemic - and calling for the current leadership in the United States to be voted out of office.
The appointment of a climate change denier to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration comes as Americans face profound threats stoked by climate change, from the vast, deadly wildfires in the West to an unusually active hurricane season in the South and East.