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Educated Congressmen?

From UPI: Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Friday proposed re-establishing a congressional office tasked with educating federal lawmakers and staffers on complex technological issues. Members of Congress who actually knew something about science and technology? Whoa. Now there’s a concept.

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We’re At A Turning Point (thank goodness)

Gina McCarthy, Obama’s EPA chief, thinks we are at a turning point. Interviewed in Scientific America, she says that most Americans are finally ready to address climate change, in spite Trump. The article quotes her as saying, “I do think that we are at a bit of a turning point. I think everybody has different…

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The STEM Fraud

Right now, you’d think that there was no occupation in the world that doens’t  have something to do with STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), or, at least, in the business management of such professions. Students everywhere are pressured to STEM-it, particularly young women, for whom a career in STEM is regarded as both as…

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RIP, Stephen Hawking

It has been a hard week for us. Among all the crazy things going on, we learned that Stephen Hawking, the great physicist, passed on at the age of 76. We suppose we ought to be glad that the world had him as long as it did. Given his illness (a horrible, slow motion version…

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