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January 12, 2021

Comments on EPA's Final Rule, "Strengthening Transparency"

David Randall

NAS applauds the Environmental Protection Agency for taking a significant first step toward strengthening reproducibility requirements in the science the agency uses to inform its regulations.

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January 8, 2021

Journals Must Decide: Science or Censorship?

David Randall

The journal Nature Communications has joined the parade of institutions that subordinate science to political censorship.

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August 3, 2020

The Case of Tomáš Hudlický—Where now?

Tomáš Hudlický

Professor Hudlický responds to the Orwellian retaliation he received after questioning diversity hiring in a peer-reviewed paper.

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June 16, 2020

New NIH Report Shows Rampant Chinese Funding in American Research

David Acevedo

Nearly 200 scientists are under investigation by the National Institutes of Health—over 90% of them have received funding from the Chinese Communist Party.

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February 14, 2020

Harvard Professor Accused of Selling Out to China

David Acevedo

Chemistry Chair Charles Lieber is accused of lying to the FBI regarding his participation in the Thousand Talents Program, a "talent-recruitment agency" run by the Chinese Communist Party.

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February 11, 2020

The Thousand Traitors Program

David Acevedo

The Thousand Talents Program is one of over 200 "talent-recruitment programs" run by the Chinese Communist Party, which are designed to steal intellectual property under the ruse of research c...

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January 21, 2020

U.S. Science & Engineering Lags Behind (Again)

David Acevedo

U.S. S&E development continues to stall compared to other world powers, and China is quickly closing the gap.

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October 3, 2019

'Secret Science' Rule Delayed Until Next Year

David Randall

Last month the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency announce that the proposed rule "Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science" would not be finalized before 2020. This...

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September 19, 2019

Bad Science Makes for Bad Government

David Randall

The government needs to form rules to ensure that the exercise of scientific expertise can itself be independently reproduced and verified.

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January 3, 2019

Don't Ignore Government's Contribution to the Reproduction Crisis

David Randall

Science continues to evade its complicity in the irreproducibility crisis. 

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