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June 13, 2022

NAS Comments on Proposed DEI Requirement for Engineering Accreditation

J. Scott Turner

The Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology's proposed rule change would impose a radical political agenda on engineering education.

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April 18, 2022

NAS Comments on COVID-19 "Misinformation"

National Association of Scholars

The very concept of misinformation is anathema to any scientific approach to serious health issues like the COVID-19 pandemic.

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April 15, 2022

Restoring the Endless Frontier?

J. Scott Turner

Vannevar Bush’s vision, while successful in many ways, has made science too focused on productivity. We must restore the ethic of discovery to scientific research.

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February 17, 2022

HBCUs Chasing the Research Dollars

J. Scott Turner

Are you wondering why the toxic ideology of DIE is taking over the sciences? Just follow the money.

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January 24, 2022

The Military-Industrial-Academic-Political-Scientific Complex

J. Scott Turner

The “scientific and technological elite” Eisenhower warned about in his famous Farewell Address is clearly here, deeply entrenched and wielding enormous power.

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January 18, 2022

Do as I Say, Not as I Do

Marina Ziemnick

The White House Task Force's intention isn’t to protect the practice of science—it’s to enforce the administration’s own flavor of Government Science.

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January 18, 2022

The White House Is Undermining Science, Not Defending It

J. Scott Turner

Government support of scientific research is not designed to support science, but to harness science to political ends.

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December 22, 2021

One Less Talent for China: The Rise and Fall of Charles Lieber

Marina Ziemnick

We must be vigilant in tracking and stopping the flow of American research to China. Charles Lieber’s conviction is a step in the right direction, but it is by no means the end of the fight.

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December 1, 2021

Identity Politics Is Taking Over Astronomy

Ian Oxnevad

An astronomy profession guided by identity politics and cultural Marxism rather than scientific evidence could produce a distorted view of our solar system and the cosmos.

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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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