It will help scientists more accurately measure the presence of vocal species like bats, birds, bees, and tigers.
The policy would have required that the data for all scientific studies used to justify major regulatory actions be publicly available.
Two of the three invited scientists agreed with the rule, even though other evidence suggests most scientists are against it.
What happens to taxpayer money when scientists are faced with accusations or findings of wrongdoing?
In many Native American communities, there's a fear that any knowledge shared with scientists could end up in published reports—which could, in turn, lead to a familiar story of plundering.
Through his attacks on those government expenditures he deems frivolous, the Arizona senator exposes the counterproductive nature of his own belt-tightening mission.
Nevertheless, scientists see some progress on the problem of reproducibility.
A systemic review presents damning evidence that journalists are overselling research.
In an anonymous survey, government scientists expressed concerns about plans to reduce focus and research on racial and sexual minorities and the poor.
Trump has announced he is nominating meteorologist Kelvin Droegemeier to direct the Office of Science and Technology Policy.
The rule's architects aren't really seeking better science, opponents argue.
Some members of the science community are fighting to ensure that a finding of harassment leads to consequences far beyond whatever the university decides—including their removal from the National Academy of Sciences.
It's not easy staying green.
Meanwhile, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is struggling with its own controversy over whether it properly punishes member harassers.
New research predicts that audits would reduce the number of false positive results from 30.2 per 100 papers to 12.3 per 100.
Scott Pruitt's proposed policy to require that data and methods behind scientific studies be made publicly available has left Democrats in Congress rankled.
New research suggests lesbian, gay, and bisexual students are being driven out of STEM majors.
New research offers a step toward understanding how Facebook users find science news in this age of quick content circulation.