From Abraham Lincoln's founding of the National Academy of Sciences in 1863, to the US currently leading the world in the Nobel Prize count (a third of which we owe to immigrants), America was built on science. What happens when we doubt and defund it?
Whether it's palm reading, climate denial, or straight-up illuminati finger pointing, people all around us – and including us – have world views that are inconsistent with evidence.
Since the March for Science was planned, it's been mired in controversy from both supporters and those who think it's politicized.
Is it good science in practice or just a smokescreen?
A "forbidden research" conference at MIT tackles areas of science constrained by ethical, cultural and institutional restrictions.
Just as the collective ruckus of science deniers hits its peak, Netflix announces a date for 'Bill Nye Saves the World', a heroic new show that will answer the most pressing science questions of our era.
A new nonprofit organization aims to elect more scientists to the U.S government.
Only two things will change the minds of science skeptics: appeals to their ego, or their wallets.