February 2, 2017

Earth Day picked as date for science march on Washington

Just like protesters who have taken to the streets and airports — for the Women’s March and against the travel ban — scientists are planning their […]
February 1, 2017

Democrats boycott Pruitt's EPA confirmation hearing

All ten Democrats on the Senate committee tasked with considering President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Environmental Protection Agency boycotted the meeting to vote on […]
February 1, 2017

Doomsday Clock: Humanity might be edging closer to its end

We are creeping closer to the apocalypse, according to a panel of scientists and scholars. Source: cnn-us
February 1, 2017

The promise of augmented reality

SCIENCE fiction both predicts the future and influences the scientists and technologists who work to bring that future about. Mobile phones, to take a famous example, […]