The European Parliament’s debating chamber in Strassburg, France. DAVID ILIFF. LICENSE: CC-BY-SA 3.0 Although populist and euroskeptic parties grew in last week’s elections for the European Parliament (EP), the tsunami that European Union supporters feared didn’t happen. That comes as a relief to many scientists, because several of the populist […]

Coca-Cola funds health research at universities. But a new study shows this spending has a dark side. (Credit: Shutterstock) Coca-Cola has poured millions of dollars into scientific research at universities. But if the beverage giant doesn’t like what scientists find, the company has the power to make sure that their research never […]

A U.S. judge agrees with research showing households with noncitizens are much less likely to respond to the 2020 census than other demographic groups. ISTOCK.COM/GCSHUTTER A decision this week by a federal court to block the U.S. government’s plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census is more than […]

Japan’s new science budget proposal includes a feasibility study for Hyper-Kamiokande, which would use massive amounts of ultapure water to detect neutrionos C) HYPER-KAMIOKANDE COLLABORATION Japan’s government is facing serious fiscal challenges, but its main science ministry appears hopeful that the nation is ready to once again back basic research in […]

The Department of Energy’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. DOE President Donald Trump announced today that he will nominate a senior official at the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) technology commercialization program, and a former member of the White House staff under President Barack Obama, to lead the department’s $6 billion Office […]