What Hurricane Michael Meant for Farms, Oil Production, and Nursing Homes
Preliminary estimates of the damage are just coming in.
Preliminary estimates of the damage are just coming in.
Texas offers Americans a glimpse into what the future may look like if the Trump administration passes new reproductive rules.
The letters-to-the-editor section of Science, one of the world's top scientific journals, is taking a new stance on what arguments it will accept about those accused of sexual harassment.
A quick look at Florida state data suggests 5 percent of nursing homes and assisted living facilities in the areas under threat from Hurricane Michael haven't submitted plans to the state for keeping their residents cool and safe.
President Trump on Monday echoed arguments from his campaign, but his information seems outdated.
A new study asks if insurance policies discourage the overprescribing of opioids and encourage proven alternative pain treatments.
Two of the three invited scientists agreed with the rule, even though other evidence suggests most scientists are against it.
They're linked to high blood pressure, insomnia, and depression.
What happens to taxpayer money when scientists are faced with accusations or findings of wrongdoing?
An expert on how to best investigate sex crimes responds to Christine Blasey Ford's testimony.
Researchers are worried that the EPA plans to reduce the Office of Children's Health Protection's influence, or shutter it altogether.
Pacific Standard looks at the evidence about people who make false accusations of rape, and how to get the best information during sexual assault cases.
Advocates see this as a concrete signal to the scientific community that bad behavior won't be tolerated.
How can universities convince them to share that information?
Three organizations collected reports from Puerto Ricans who believed their loved ones died as a result of Hurricane Maria but whose death certificates didn't indicate storm conditions as a cause of death.
After making a tool that tracks how well drug testers follow U.S. law, researchers turned to an even bigger market for drug trials: the European Union.
The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to weaken Obama-era rules about leaks of methane, a potent greenhouse gas that contributes to global warming.
Besides the criminal trial that wrapped up on Friday, the state responded with increased regulation and opposition to new drilling.
Most states require parents to be notified or provide consent for a minor to have an abortion, with exceptions for youths who fear abuse as a result. A new study offers a glimpse into what it's like to try to secure an exception.
The White House is countering a government agency's findings that Americans' wages haven't grown as quickly as cost of living over the past year.
A new report looks at how the government responded to a quick succession of hurricanes and wildfires last year.
It's about Roe v. Wade, as well as the myriad protections supporters say flow from the 1973 Supreme Court decision.
In their bid to unionize, one relatively small group of Boeing workers in the South has lately drawn some bigger-name supporters.
California is moving to require that the state gets 100 percent of its electricity from carbon-free sources—such as wind, solar, and nuclear power—by 2045.
There are real reasons to debate whether it's worth opening these facilities in communities, but Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein instead relies on unscientific fear-mongering.
They're not trying to resist the Trump administration—they just need a plan for the future.
Nevertheless, scientists see some progress on the problem of reproducibility.
The Environmental Protection Agency published on Tuesday a proposed rule to replace Obama-era proposed regulations on coal power plants.
A new study of brown pelicans after the Refugio oil spill in California shows how far oil rehabilitation techniques have come in the last few decades.
In an anonymous survey, government scientists expressed concerns about plans to reduce focus and research on racial and sexual minorities and the poor.
Officials hope to curb overdoses that they think are caused by the overprescription of opioid painkillers to chronic pain patients.
The leak, which began in October of 2015, led to the release of an estimated 109,000 metric tons of methane into the atmosphere.
Every similar pre-Trump memo that Pacific Standard found from the last 15 years identified climate science as a top priority.
One idea for a long-term fix: Communities could designate clean air centers where residents can spend time in filtered air for free.
Legal scholars have long argued that Roe protects more than just abortion access.
Wildfires in the state are getting bigger and more costly.
Trump has announced he is nominating meteorologist Kelvin Droegemeier to direct the Office of Science and Technology Policy.
Google began notifying addiction treatment providers last week that they're allowed to buy ads on the search engine's results pages.
Normally trade groups lobby for less government oversight, but not in this case.
Lack of trust in the news in the U.S. runs deep.
A progress reports shows that hundreds of migrant parents whose children remain in United States shelters may have been deported.
New polling shows that the majority of Americans now believe Russia interfered in the last presidential election.
An additional 18 million kids attended schools where officials didn't test the drinking water for lead, or where officials didn't know whether they had tested.
The rule's architects aren't really seeking better science, opponents argue.
The update was totally unrelated to the report, a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services spokesman says.