Science & Society
- Dislike Of Even Legal Immigration Has Always Been Bipartisan
From the Trump administration’s Muslim travel ban to its family separation policy, many Americans object to the White House’s hardline immigration policies as a historical aberration out of sync with U.S. values. Having explored the evolution of these pol ...
Article - The Conversation - Jul 9 2019 - 12:46pm
- Understanding the Voynich Manuscript #3
Understanding the Voynich Manuscript #3 Plants and the moon. For thousands of years, people from many lands have believed that the planets and stars affect their lives. The belief in astrology is widely known. Less well known is the equally ancient belief ...
Blog Post - Patrick Lockerby - Jul 18 2019 - 8:07am
- Adolescent "Sexting" Is Not At Epidemic Levels- But It's Not Going Down Either
The term sexting has been used to describe incidents where people take nude or semi-nude photos or videos of themselves and exchange that content via text or private social media messages. To adults it is recognized as somewhat ridiculous but at least ther ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 18 2019 - 8:15am
- Sacred Hype: Militant Hawaiians Urged On By Mainland Activists Continue To Protest Astronomy
If I have a choice between an emissions-belching factory near my home or clean, high-paying jobs from a diverse group of educated people 13,000 feet above where citizens live, I am siding with science. This is why while I was a successful environmental fun ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Jul 23 2019 - 11:28am
- Physicians Aren't Great Patients- For Themselves
Despite believing that self-care is a vitally important part of health and overall well-being, many physicians overlook their own self-care, according to a new survey released today, conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of Samueli Integrative Health Pro ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 23 2019 - 2:43pm
- How Conspiracy Theorists Dominate Social Media Science Content
If you want to find a nexus of conspiracy theories about science (it's a vast corporate conspiracy among the anti-GMO, anti-vaccine and anti-nuclear crowd, and a deep state conspiracy among the chemtrails crowd) YouTube is a good way to go, shows a ne ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Aug 12 2019 - 9:15am
- Australia Has Proposed A Bill To Protect Farmers From Activist Attacks- Will It Help?
The Morrison government has introduced new legislation responding to recent protests by animal rights activists in Australia. The bill –named The Criminal Code Amendment (Agricultural Protection) Bill 2019 – will tighten up existing laws, creating harsher ...
Article - The Conversation - Jul 29 2019 - 5:00am
- Trust In Science Is Now On Par With The Military- And Above The Media And Government
In 2016, Americans seemed to have waning trust in science. Back then, only 21 percent had "a great deal of confidence" in science (1) even though American adult science literacy leads the world. Science has been doing something right in the last ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Aug 2 2019 - 5:21pm
- Impossible Burger Win: FDA Approves Soy Leghemoglobin As A Color Additive For Uncooked Home Products
A color additive petition submitted by Impossible Foods Inc. requesting the FDA to issue a regulation listing soy leghemoglobin as a color additive for use in such products such as Impossible Burgers has gotten FDA approval. ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 12 2019 - 9:16am
- Josh Hawley's Alert After 30 Minutes Of Social Media Use Can't Pass- Can't Be Serious- But Internet Addiction Is An Issue
This is surely going to be one of the 93% of bills that never make it to law. First there is his op. ed. and surely this is not serious: First his “maybe we’d be better off if Facebook disappeared.” is part of an argument. He is saying we need to be tough ...
Article - Robert Walker - Jul 31 2019 - 9:44pm