HOUSTON – Peter Hotez has 2 words for his fellow scientists: Speak up. A venerable vaccine researcher and dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, Hotez says he and other scientists of his generation were taught to do science and…

We may be late to the party here, but that’s only appropriate—favorable, even—given the circumstances. Research released weeks back revealed that moving at a snail’s pace might bode well for GHN if it were a species of mollusk, rather than a news site. Scientists delved…

Shopping around for a fun and original Halloween costume? Try a dead Ouija board.

Scott Pruitt may have left the US EPA, but his legacy lingers in a proposed rule that could undercut the agency’s use of science to show the effects of harmful chemicals, writes Lynn R. Goldman, Dean of the Milken Institute School of Public Health at The George Washington…

With the help of scientists, sustainability can be drawn into the blueprints of our cities, which now accommodate over half of the world’s population. From smart waste disposal to driverless cars to tree cover, this special report outlines the many ways science breeds…

Improving science communication is one of the most urgent issues for the scientific community today, argues Harvard University graduate student Katherine Wu. But what stands in the way of scientists and non-scientists finding common ground?   One culprit, she says, is the…