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September 2, 2022

The Closing of the Endless Frontier

J. Scott Turner

The new ethics guidance from the editors of "Nature Human Behaviour" is not ethical. Rather, it is the ultimate triumph of politics and ideology over the scientific pursuit of truth.

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August 17, 2022

Cancelling Huxley

J. Scott Turner

Contrary to what the cancellers of figures such as Thomas Huxley would have you believe, the standards of the 19th century can actually teach us a thing or two about race and racism.

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August 10, 2022

Event: What's Wrong with Science?

National Association of Scholars

Join the National Association of Scholars on Friday, August 26, for a fascinating conversation about the ongoing battle over the future of science.

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July 12, 2022

In Science We Trust

Marina Ziemnick

Nearly every aspect of our daily lives, from the food we eat to the air we breathe, is controlled and directed according to the federal government’s understanding of “the science.”

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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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