Can the animal rights and animal liberation movements avoid letting racists and opportunists set the agenda in animal-focused response to COVID-19?
When genetics is discussed in public (and, regrettably, in scientific circles), a whole lot of oxygen gets sucked up by wondering "how much" of a given trait is "determined" by nature versus by nurture ("the environment"). It turns out they're inextricable.
A new map of the sun's neighborhood yields a remarkable discovery: the local arm of the Milky Way a 9,000-light-year tendril of dust and gas, seems to undulate up and down through the galactic disk.
Science and journalism are both reckoning with cracks in their 20th century claims to objectivity. I explore the historical entanglement of science journalism and science advocacy, and ask what a just and democratic future looks like for science journalism.