Politics

Politics

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By Chris Megerian In the two decades since Ben Santer helped write a landmark international report linking global warming and human activity, he’s been criticized...

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By Jerry Coyne As I posted yesterday, a lot of contributors gave their answers to the 2017 annual Edge Question, “What scientific term or concept...

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By Tim Argano ISTANBUL — The Islamic State issued a rare claim of responsibility on Monday for the New Year’s Day attack on an Istanbul...

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By Justin Gillis With Donald J. Trump about to take control of the White House, it would seem a dark time for the renewable energy...

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By Christopher Joyce Almost a million elephants roamed Africa 25 years ago. Assessments of their population now vary, but suggest there are fewer than half...

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By Ed Yong On August 15th, with little fanfare, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) took steps to improve its ability to deal...

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By Emily Deruly As a writer, I generally favor words over numbers. But sometimes a good number is worth a thousand words. Or something like...

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By Chris Mooney The Office of Special Counsel, an independent U.S. agency that protects whistleblowers and investigates prohibited practices that affect government employees, declined this...

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By Julia Belluz At many moments of 2016, it seemed the world was falling apart. In June, there was the Orlando nightclub shooting, where dozens were...

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By James Hamblin When Larry Schlachter was a 31-year-old neurosurgeon, he was driving to the hospital early one morning and “just blacked out.” He crashed...