How a mild-mannered children's celebrity plans to save science in America—or go down swinging.
Who did more as a Senator to support scientific integrity?
Researchers find breakthrough non-viral method for reprogramming skin cells into stem cells
Do either candidate's record support their stance on stem cell research?
Will the debate sway you?
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Ed Letter: As the election nears, the candidates finally reveal where they stand on some crucial scientific issues
We put their final Science Debate 2008 answers up against their records
As fear of another massive influenza breakout grows, we parse the candidates' records on bioterrorism and more
Every day for the next two weeks we're unpacking the record behind the rhetoric
A surgeon claims to have found the fabled organ, but skeptics say not so fast
Looking to boost your science smarts? First test your IQ organ, then follow our 6-point brain regimen. Soon you'll be crunching bogus claims and citing stats with the best.
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Los Alamos scientist Steen Rasmussen plans to one-up nature by cobbling together a brand-new creature that reproduces and evolves. Is he making a biotech marvel that will do our bidding, or a test-tube-size Frankenstein monster?
UC Irvine researchers have published a model to predict how gun control affects homicide rates.
THE ISSUE: Michael Crichton uses faulty data to skewer climate-change science
It's 3 AM, that phone is ringing; will their records back their claims?
Is some research so dangerous it shouldn't be done at all?
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Randal Koene is recruiting top neuroscientists to help him make humans live forever
A medical revolution aims to stave off age-related disease and extend our lives — but what will it mean for society?