Science Education & Policy
- Despite COVID-19, The US CDC Remains Unprepared For Zoonotic Diseases
The COVID-19 pandemic exposed a great deal of weakness in the federal government's ability to control, much less prevent, any diseases at all. The concern had grown during the last decade, when it began to take 6 weeks for CDC to inform the public tha ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Feb 17 2023 - 10:46am
- Playing Video Games Linked To Positive Learning Effects On Young Children
Video games are a favorite activity of children, yet any affect on their health is often perceived to be negative. A new paper in Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology looked for an association between the amount of time spent playing video games ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 22 2023 - 6:12pm
- Censoring Old Films Or Mark Twain Books: Airbrushing Out Racism Is Just 'Editing The Past'
One progressive effort to wipe out racism today is to insist it's still omnipresent now but eliminate it from the past. So authors like Mark Twain, or even Ian Fleming, are shoved to the side if they examined the culture of their day uncritically. In ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 2 2023 - 4:49pm
- GMO Labeling Is A Smart Marketing Strategy
Campbell Soup Co., which makes a variety of foods including the namesake soups and Prego pasta sauce, has declared their intention to put labels on their foods noting they are “partially produced with genetic engineering.” Some are lamenting this will be ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Mar 8 2023 - 3:29pm
- Science And Its Demons
I) An article recently published in Nature concludes that the percentage of disruptive scientific findings and patents is much lower than it was a few decades ago. ...
Article - Martín López Corr... - Mar 28 2023 - 1:44am