Internal emails show EPA working to limit agency’s use of science – The Hill


The Hill

Internal emails show EPA working to limit agency's use of science
The Hill
The week after Smith's meeting with Pruitt, Joseph Brazauskas, the staff director for the Science Committee's environment panel, emailed to set up a meeting with Aaron Ringel, Deputy Associate Administrator for Congressional Affairs at EPA, to “discuss ...

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Trump’s next NASA administrator is a Republican congressman with no background in science – Vox


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Trump's next NASA administrator is a Republican congressman with no background in science
Vox
The US Senate on Thursday confirmed Jim Bridenstine, a Republican Congress member from Oklahoma, to be the next administrator of NASA. The post has remained vacant since January 2017, when Charles Bolden, the space agency's leader under President ...

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Larger spleens may help ‘sea nomads’ stay underwater longer – Science News


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Larger spleens may help 'sea nomads' stay underwater longer
Science News
In turquoise waters off the Indonesian coast, evolutionary geneticist Melissa Ilardo watched as the diver, wearing handmade, wooden goggles, spotted a giant clam meters below and darted down to retrieve it. The diver was one of the Bajau people of ...
Indonesian divers have evolved bigger spleens to hunt underwaterScience Magazine
Mystery of sea nomads' amazing ability to freedive is solvedThe Guardian
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In dramatic vote, with baby, Senate confirms Bridenstine to lead NASA – Science Magazine


Science Magazine

In dramatic vote, with baby, Senate confirms Bridenstine to lead NASA
Science Magazine
Beyond the troubled space telescopes, science at NASA is in a “golden age” with strong congressional support, says Charles Elachi, who led the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, until 2016. Finishing the SLS and getting the ...
Trump's NASA Nominee, Jim Bridenstine, Confirmed by Senate on Party-Line VoteNew York Times
Rubio, Nelson blast Trump's NASA pickPolitico
How Trump's NASA Nominee Used a Nonprofit He Ran to Benefit HimselfDaily Beast

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Autistic children may inherit DNA mutations from their fathers – Science Magazine


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Autistic children may inherit DNA mutations from their fathers
Science Magazine
There is no one gene that, when mutated, causes autism. But over the past decade, researchers have identified hundreds of gene variations that seem to affect brain development in ways that increase the risk of autism. However, these scientists mainly ...

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