Computational science grad students awarded US Department of Energy fellowships – MIT News


MIT News

Computational science grad students awarded US Department of Energy fellowships
MIT News
Four MIT graduate students have been awarded 2018 United States Department of Energy (DoE) Computational Science Graduate Fellowships to address intractable challenges in science and engineering. Nationwide, MIT garnered the most fellowships out ...

Geneticists Criticize Use of Science by White Nationalists to Justify ‘Racial Purity’ – New York Times


New York Times

Geneticists Criticize Use of Science by White Nationalists to Justify 'Racial Purity'
New York Times
In an unusual statement on the role of science in the resurgence of white supremacy in America, the American Society of Human Genetics on Friday denounced “attempts to link genetics and racial supremacy.” The statement, which appears in the November ...

and more »

In a first, scientists spot what may be lungs in an ancient bird fossil – Science News


Science News

In a first, scientists spot what may be lungs in an ancient bird fossil
Science News
Scientists have previously described four fossils of Archaeorhynchus spathula, an early beaked and feathered bird that lived about 120 million years ago. But unlike those discoveries, a newly described fifth specimen contains significant traces of ...

Mel Hall hopes data-driven career will take him to Congress – Science Magazine


Science Magazine

Mel Hall hopes data-driven career will take him to Congress
Science Magazine
He's also got a lifetime of experience under his belt, including a Ph.D. in data science and two decades leading a health care company whose success is rooted in collecting and analyzing patient data. “I've never aspired to run for office or to be a ...

Scientists who beat the odds seek victory in November – Science Magazine


Science Magazine

Scientists who beat the odds seek victory in November
Science Magazine
Just how many scientists chose to run is open to interpretation. There is no common definition of a scientist, but Science identified 40 first-time House candidates with a graduate degree in a science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) discipline ...