Science Education & Policy

By Engaging In Politicization Of Science, The Biden Administration Will Make Food Even More Expensive

In today's Washington Examiner, I detail how the Biden administration did an end-run around their own scientists- and what that will do to the price of food.   How ridiculous is the new level imposed on a popular weedkiller for America's most im ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Jul 18 2022 - 10:28am

IARC Has Flip-Flopped On Coffee Due To Backlash, And That Throws All Their Findings Into Doubt

The World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) says it doesn't know if coffee causes cancer or not, a switch from 1991 when the agency said it did. That is bad for people who want to trust IARC's recommen ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Jul 27 2022 - 1:18pm

3 Ways The CDC Problem Was Evident Long Before 2020

In 2015 I began to wonder when CDC, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, had lost its way. Since I am neither Republican or Democrat, I had to wonder if the Obama administration was the problem, the same way Democrats insist Trump is the pr ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Aug 18 2022 - 8:09am

Supreme Court Got Some 'splainin To Do

The way Chief Justice Roberts tosses red herrings, he could get a job at Seattle’s Pike Market. The court may make unpopular decisions, he says, but that’s no reason to question the Supremes’ legitimacy. He’s right, but he’s right in a way that totally mi ...

Article - Fred Phillips - Sep 20 2022 - 6:20pm

Why More Doctors Stopped Working During The COVID-19 Pandemic

If you are in a business where costs are both fixed and high, but your number of customers is slashed due to government regulations and public concern about leaving the house, it may not be worthwhile to continue. In more heavy-handed states like Californi ...

Article - News Staff - Sep 27 2022 - 10:04am

Kids And Gun Deaths: Fact Checking American Academy Of Pediatrics Claims

In a recent paper calling to add even more regulations to legal gun owners, the American Academy of Pediatrics wrote "Each day, 28 U.S. children and teens-- the equivalent of a high school classroom-- die from gun violence, making it the No. 1 killer ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Oct 12 2022 - 6:01am

What May Decide The Election May Not Be Abortion Or Inflation- It May Be Runaway Health Insurance Costs

When the federal government took over health care during the Obama years, a lot of promises were made while the concern when legislation was passed without knowing which parts of three competing plans would be implemented boiled down to high cost to get a ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Oct 20 2022 - 4:14pm

Science Without Borders, The USERN, And Its New President

Humanity progresses thanks to the diffusion and sharing of human knowledge. In particular, scientific progress is brought forth by the sharing of ideas, measurements and experimental results among scientists, and the distribution of excellent education. We ...

Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Nov 11 2022 - 1:38pm