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July 6, 2021

Diversity, Equity, and Intrusion in the Sciences

David Acevedo

The NAS has launched a new project analyzing DEI initiatives in STEM departments. Lead Researcher Christopher Sanfilippo begins with an examination of woke STEM at Harvard.

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July 1, 2021

Is Harvard Sacrificing Science for Wokeness?

Christopher Sanfilippo

We ought to publicize information on just how much money is being spent on DEI programs instead of the true aims of the university—education and research.

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May 28, 2021

First, Do No Harm

Shepard Barbash

States should get out of the K-12 standards-writing business.

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May 25, 2021

Modern Science on Shifting Sands

David Acevedo

NAS has launched a new series of reports, Shifting Sands, which examines the effects of the scientific irreproducibility crisis on government regulation.

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April 30, 2021

Cancel Culture in the Sciences: A Case Study

John E. Staddon

A reproduction of an email exchange between Professors John Staddon and Jonathon D. Crystal, published to provide a succinct example of how a cancellation occurs in real time.

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April 13, 2021

NAS Report Exposes the Failings of the NGSS

David Acevedo

NAS's latest report, Climbing Down, presents an extensive critique of the Next Generation Science Standards. The standards will do nothing but weaken American scientific achievement.

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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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