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The Savvy Scientist
While the government asks flu scientists to censor themselves in the name of national security, it backs away from an obvious way to help prevent further drug resistance in deadly bacteria.
December 27, 2011, 3:00 AM PST | By John Rennie
Cryonics and cloning offer a way to “save” the environment while letting wildlands disappear. Is that a viable strategy for protecting nature, a flawed fantasy, or a Swiftian modest...
December 20, 2011, 3:00 AM PST | By John Rennie
Inconclusive news about a possible physics breakthrough may be frustrating, but the uncertainty at the heart of all science deserves respect.
December 13, 2011, 3:00 AM PST | By John Rennie
Our natural human tendency to reject uncomfortable ideas probably interferes with action on climate change. But politics, not psychology, is the real obstacle to progress.
December 6, 2011, 3:00 AM PST | By John Rennie