It’s good for scientists to work in glass laboratories.
Science isn't cold, hard facts uncovered by emotionless robots. Acknowledging how and where values play a role promotes a more realistic view and can advance science's reputation for reliability.
The National Research Foundation doesn’t have enough money for the growing number of researchers who qualify for “incentive” funding.
South Africa's National Research Foundation will dramatically scale back “incentive” funding to rated researchers, both those who already have a rating and those who will be rated in the future.
The famous “faceless fish”, which garnered worldwide headlines when it was collected by the expedition.
Surveying the bottom of the ocean turns out to be far from easy. But there was something wonderful about seeing animals we have only read about in old books.
What happens to their credibility when scientists take to the streets? February 2017 Stand Up for Science rally in Boston.
The research community tends to assume advocacy doesn't mix with objectivity. One study suggests there's room for scientists to make real-world recommendations without compromising their trusted status.
Intellectual inquiry and expertise are under sustained attack, says Barney Glover.
Our need for unbiased, well-researched information has never been greater.
Academics join public protests around the world against Donald Trump’s immigration ban.
Academics worldwide are calling for the US president to reconsider the executive order on immigration, which many say is damaging to research collaboration.
Promises made by researchers to participants to elicit the truth may not be worth the paper their written on if the courts can bulldoze though them.
Getting up close and personal with science has huge benefits – for the scientist, too.
There is mounting evidence to show scientists and researchers why public engagement is worth their while.
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