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ScienceDebate Revs Up for 2016 Presidential Election

This year, I've been very fortunate to be a part of the inaugural class of the Presidential Leadership Scholars (PLS) program, which brings together 60 leaders from around the country to work on projects designed to create significant social impact and change.

April 13, 2015 — Sheril Kirshenbaum
Where Are the Real Errors in Political Polls?

Where Are the Real Errors in Political Polls?

"Clinton crushes Biden in hypothetical 2016 matchup: Poll." This was the headline of a MSNBC article on July 17, a full two years before the election in question.

November 4, 2014 — Meghana Ranganathan

Talent on the Sidelines: The Widening Gap in Excellence

An alarming report on the current state of excellence in the United States has been released today. The conclusion of the report "Talent on the Sidelines: Excellence Gaps and the Persistence of America's Permanent Talent Underclass" is that the United States is relying on less than half of its talent, with large percentages of our brightest students [...]

October 22, 2013 — Scott Barry Kaufman

Tonight is the premiere of PBS’ Brains on Trial

If you are interested in the intersection of neuroscience and the law, tune into your local PBS station tonight at 10 pm (Eastern time, check local listings) to see the first episode in a new two-part series, Brains on Trial.

September 11, 2013 — Princess Ojiaku
When David always beats Goliath

When David always beats Goliath

Perhaps I’m just out of touch or a just new school environmentalist, but I don’t agree with beating up on fossil fuels just because it’s the convenient thing to do.

October 2, 2013 — David Wogan
More and Better Science en Español: a Call to Action

More and Better Science en Español: a Call to Action

Para leer esta entrada en Español, presione aquí. Few communities encompass as many challenges and opportunities as the 53 million Hispanics living in the United States.

July 3, 2014 — M. I. Feliú-Mójer, M. Gual Soler, I. Fernando Gonzalez and L. Quevedo