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Genomics, Evolution, and · 1W ago

Trump to appoint non-scientist as chief scientist of USDA

Scientists work here now, but Trump's new overseerwill probably make them all want to flee.This is how corruption starts.Donald Trump's expected appointment for under-secretary for research ...
Genomics, Evolution, and · 3W ago

Trump's Energy Department just killed jobs in 19 states

ARPA-e's announcement sounded good. But now it turns outto be just a tease.It's a lot easi...
Genomics, Evolution, and · 1M ago

An aspirin a day keeps the grim reaper away

Low-dose aspirin is good for you. Any brand of aspirin will do, Bayer or otherwise.Should ...
Genomics, Evolution, and · 1M ago

Guys: you don't need a PSA test for prostate cancer

Graphic depiction of risk without or with PSA tests, fromthe Harding Center for Risk Liter...
Genomics, Evolution, and · 2M ago

Trump's budget proposal eviscerates biomedical research, for no good reason

Donald Trump proposed a budget this week that will cut funding to NIH by nearly $6 billion...
Genomics, Evolution, and · 2M ago

The new EPA Chief is a climate denier: why are you surprised?

On Thursday, newly appointed EPA chief Scott Pruitt said he doesn't think human-driven car...
Genomics, Evolution, and · 2M ago

Don't do this: 150 medical practices that all fail, especially acupuncture

This is ineffective - and cruel.Why do people keep doing things to their bodies that don't...
Genomics, Evolution, and · 3M ago

World's cutest mammal critically endangered because of Traditional Chinese Medicine

A pangolin. Photo (c) Christian Boix.Pangolins, timid little anteaters that are covered wi...
Genomics, Evolution, and · 3M ago

Government scientists go rogue. What a great idea!

Government scientists are very worried, apparently with good reason, that their new boss w...
Genomics, Evolution, and · 4M ago

Trump's lovefest with anti-vaxxer RFK Jr.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr., liberal activistand Donald Trump's new best friend.Anti-vaccine conspiracy theories make for strange bedfellows. Witness this past week's widely reported meeting betwe...