Opinion: Florida Is Burning. The Midwest Is Flooding. Why Aren't Democrats Debating Climate?
Miami hit its highest temperature ever recorded in the same week Democrats arrived for the first presidential debate. This isn't rocket science.
A Science Group Is Offering $100,000 To Host A Democratic Climate Change Debate Despite A DNC Ban
“Regardless of who wins the Democratic nomination, voters deserve to know what these candidates’ plans are for climate change.”
This Democratic Presidential Candidate Wants To Ban Fracking
Jay Inslee on Monday released his campaign’s fourth climate policy.
The Government Approved A Second Controversial Sex Drug For Women
The drug is supposed to increase women's libido, and is injected with a pen about 45 minutes ahead of time.
US Suicide Rates Are The Highest They've Been Since World War II, According To The CDC
Suicides are increasing at a particularly alarming rate among indigenous women.
Some Of The World’s Top Anti-Vaccine Countries Are In Europe
In France, 1 in 3 people disagree that vaccines are safe. In Bangladesh, almost 98% of people believe that vaccines are both safe and effective.
Trump Ordered Dramatic Cuts To Expert Science Panels
"This kind of wholesale elimination of advisory panels is bad government," said one expert.
The First-Ever Brain Scans Of Jihadists Show How Radicalisation Alters The Mind
"We’re not finding anything bizarre going on with the brain.... It’s just normal functions being directed in a particular way."
FDA’s First Tests For "Forever Chemicals" In Food Found Them In Meat And Chocolate Cake
Researchers said the results are preliminary, but indicate it’s important to track the chemicals in food.
Can You Guess These Presidential Candidates Based On Their Most Popular Talking Points?
With 23 Democrats running for president, it's hard to find a distinctive voice. Can you recognize them from their signature phrases on Twitter?
His DNA Solved A Century-Old Jailhouse Rape. The Victim: His Grandmother.
Commercial DNA tests showed that Hiram and Bruce were related. But their link proved to be much deeper — and darker — than either could have imagined.
The Trump Administration Announced New Restrictions On Fetal Tissue Research
NIH scientists will stop using fetal tissue, and an ethics board will be formed to approve new grants at external institutions.
Former CDC Director Tom Frieden Pleaded Guilty To Disorderly Conduct After Being Arrested For Sex Abuse
A Brooklyn woman accused Frieden of squeezing her butt in his apartment.
Joe Biden Promises Global Action In His New Climate Change Plan
Joe Biden is the latest presidential candidate to unveil a comprehensive climate policy, just the second policy rollout of his 2020 campaign.
This Elite Science Group Finally Has A Way To Expel Members For Sexual Harassment
Until now, there has been no procedure for revoking membership.
She’s The Public Face Of #MeToo In Science. Now Critics Are Speaking Out About Her Tactics.
Seven leaders of the MeTooSTEM group have resigned, citing a lack of transparency and the founder’s combative tweets.
A Scientist Keeps Claiming His Life Force Can Somehow Kill Cancer Cells, And Researchers Are Calling Him Out
A half dozen studies say that “YXQ-EQ” kills cancer cells. Good luck figuring out what that means.
Democrats Want To Make 2020 The Climate Change Election
Climate change is consistently polling as a top issue for Democrats, and candidates are going deep early.
The US Government Botched Its Investigation Into The Mysterious “Sonic Attack” In Cuba, Emails Reveal
“The fundamental problem is you can’t trust anybody here,” said one medical ethicist. “Not the US State Department and not the Cuban government.”
Rockefeller University Has Admitted “There Were Warning Signs” That A Doctor Sexually Abused Children For Decades
An attorney says the famed hospital missed many chances to protect young patients from Reginald Archibald, who is now dead.
Scientists Showed How More Guns Led To More Violent Crime
A Supreme Court case may soon create a constitutional right to freely carry a gun everywhere, but that would be a dangerous mistake to make, suggests a new study of violent crimes.
Amazon Shareholders Rejected Employees' Call To Respond To Climate Change
Shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal backed by 7,700 employees to come up with a climate change plan.
This Genealogy Database Helped Solve Dozens Of Crimes. But Its New Privacy Rules Will Restrict Access By Cops.
Genetic Genealogy Helped Finally Crack The 1996 Murder Of 18-Year-Old Angie Dodge
The arrest in a notorious cold case follows the imprisonment of another man for two decades, and a false DNA lead that briefly implicated a New Orleans filmmaker.
This Democrat Is Running For President Behind A $9 Trillion Climate Change Plan
“When you have people seeking high grounds for a flood, you can’t think a middle-ground approach is adequate," Jay Inslee told BuzzFeed News.
Italy’s Climate Change–Skeptic Government Wants To Host The UN’s Flagship Climate Change Conference
Italy’s candidacy is putting EU governments in a difficult position. The UK meanwhile is lobbying Italy to drop its bid.
We Asked Young People What They Thought Of Headspace
"You can understand if you're the local MP and there's an election coming and you can announce, 'I've got a headspace in my electorate', that looks great."
Here’s How Aboriginal People Are Fighting Against Fracking
“If you hurt the country you’re hurting us.”
The Arrest Of A Teen On An Assault Charge Has Sparked New Privacy Fears About DNA Sleuthing
Critics fear we’re on a slippery slope of genetic genealogy being used to investigate less serious crimes. “We’re right here on the precipice, sliding down,” one expert said.
A $330 Thermometer Claimed To Be 99.4% Accurate In Preventing Pregnancy. But The Study It Was Based On Just Got Retracted.
The company claimed that the thermometer successfully predicted fertility in 99.4% of its customers. But the study that it was based on was pulled for selectively using data that made it look good — and undercounting possible unintended pregnancies.