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Change in NIH Funding Policy
by Dorothy Yuan

In a recent announcement The National Institutes of Health (NIH) stated that it is moving forward with a policy that will limit the extent of grant...

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Feedback: Checking out Reviews
by Kyle Wesson

This is the second post in a mini-series on the AAAS Sci on the Fly blog that will explore questions about feedback. The first post on real-time...

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PODCAST | From Food Waste and Wasted Food to Resource Recovery
by Ariela Zycherman

Americans waste 40% of their food. How did we become so wasteful and what can we do about it? Dr. Ariela Zycherman is joined by Dr. Irina Feygina of...

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Cooking: Deadlier than you thought
by Sutyajeet Soneja

In developing countries, understanding the content of pollutants in the atmosphere is very important to gauging the health burden associated with air...

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PODCAST | Scientists are People Too, Episode 1
by Danielle Friend

This is the first episode in a new series called “Scientists are People Too.” In each episode, we will ask scientists about their work and their...

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The President Should Heed the Business Community on Climate Change
by Adam Rosenblatt

This post was written with the assistance of Lauren Smith-Ramesh (National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis) and Susan Kalisz (...

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Feedback: Turning on Directions
by Kyle Wesson

This is the first post in a mini-series on Sci on the Fly that will explore questions about feedback. This post asks: How can real-time feedback fail...

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Spa Day for Your Brain
by Yan Zheng

Alzheimer's is a devastating neurodegenerative disease that slowly erases the very thing that makes us who we are—our minds. While major advances in...

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Science: Applying the Basics?
by Emily Monosson

When I first met my husband, I belittled his science. I was a toxicologist, studying the impacts of coastal pollution on our beloved winter flounder...

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Marching for Science: The Blurry Line Between Values and Facts
by Rudy Kahsar

Scientists of all backgrounds are fighting back against anti-science rhetoric sweeping American politics. They are speaking out, planning runs for...

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