Older scientists are touted as offering untapped value

Fed­eral funding agen­cies have been eager to sup­port younger researchers, reflecting a wide­spread belief that nur­turing the next gen­er­a­tion is crit­ical to ensuring the long-​​​​term suc­cess of the nation’s scientific […]

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Ecomodernists spark rhetorical heat

For the first time in earth’s long his­tory, human activ­i­ties threaten not just local ecosys­tems but the global envi­ron­ment through cli­mate change, ocean acid­i­fi­ca­tion, and other urgent prob­lems. We have […]

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Feminist ire in all the wrong places

Indeed, fem­i­nism, in both its the­o­ret­ical and its prac­tical appli­ca­tions, is well known for vicious infighting. As early as 1976, the pio­neer activist Jo Freeman wrote about this phe­nom­enon in […]

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