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Congressional science panel pushes for more energy research

By: Adrian Cho Last month, the Biden administration proposed boosting the budget for the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) basic research wing, the Office of Science, by 5.7% to $7.4 billion for fiscal year 2022. Members of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology think the agency, the single largest U.S. funder of the physical sciences, […]

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Promising Covid-19 treatment offers test run for vaccine distribution

By Sara Murray, CNN Washington (CNN) – An antibody treatment designed to protect against coronavirus could be available as early as this fall — but only for a fraction of the millions of Americans who might benefit from the treatment. Companies are already testing monoclonal antibody therapies — antibodies created in a lab to target Covid-19 — in […]

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Scientific American: A Fix for the Antiscience Attitude in Congress

By The Editors of Scientific American The White House and Congress have lost their way when it comes to science. Notions unsupported by evidence are informing decisions about environmental policy and other areas of national interest, including public health, food safety, mental health and biomedical research. The president has not asked for much advice from […]

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Physics World: Serving the public

Taken from the September 2017 issue of Physics World Particle physicist Bill Foster has served in the US Congress for almost a decade. He calls on more physicists to get involved at all levels of government and politics It is hard to read the news these days without a degree of trepidation over the future […]

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