science and policy

“In November of 1660, at Gresham College in London, an invisible college of learned men held their first meeting after 20 years of informal collaboration.
President Joe Biden promised a busy first 100 days in office. Some of his plans can be accomplished through executive orders, while others may require cooperation with Congress.
“Nonetheless, for all the dangers this populism poses, it should make us consider why there has been such a loss of trust in science and scientific authority.
As the coronavirus surges throughout the United States and much of the world, legitimate fears of overwhelmed hospitals and a spike in COVID-related deaths have returned. What should be done about them?
Scientists would like to have a list of all the species on Earth. That sounds like a relatively straightforward, purely academic exercise, but it really isn't. Unfortunately, one major reason is politics.
I have great respect for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). Especially when it comes to fighting infectious disease, those two organizations are staffed with real-world superheroes.
Americans don't appreciate their government telling them what to do.
Since our founding in 1978, ACSH has stood for evidence-based science and health in combination with free markets and individual liberty.
The Trump Administration issued two executive orders relating to biomedical science in recent days. The first involved the regulation of biotechnology products, and the second involved transparency in healthcare costs.
Social media in general, and Twitter in particular, is an absolute sewer pipe.
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