It’s no secret that United States–Russia relations are currently rife with tension and mistrust. The news is full of reports of Russia meddling in U.S.… Read More »Could science diplomacy be the key to stabilizing international relations?
Science gets a lot of respect these days. Unfortunately, it’s also getting a lot of competition from misinformation. Seven in 10 Americans think the benefits… Read More »How technology can combat the rising tide of fake science
Amazon’s announcement that it will invest US$700 million to retrain 100,000 employees – a third of its U.S. workforce – in new technologies is the… Read More »What Amazon’s decision to retrain a third of its employees means for the future of work
Forensic science has become a mainstay of many a TV drama, and it’s just as important in real-life criminal trials. Drawing on biology, chemistry, genetics,… Read More »Forensic evidence largely not supported by sound science – now what?
“What happened this time was an ethics disaster for the world,” according to Wang Yuedan, a professor of immunology at Peking University, as quoted in… Read More »CRISPR babies and other ethical missteps in science threaten China’s global standing
The arrest of MIT engineering professor Gang Chen on Jan. 14 has drawn attention to the role of China in U.S. science and technology system.… Read More »Intense scrutiny of Chinese-born researchers in the US threatens innovation