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Danger that science will be forgotten after pandemic

Fabiola Gianotti, the director general of CERN's scientific research center, told CNBC she was concerned that science could be largely forgotten in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.“Of course there is a risk, the risk of one day the…

The Pandemic and the Limits of Science

Most striking, however, are the key lessons he has learned from his pandemic, which apply all too well to ours. First, respiratory diseases are highly contagious, and even the most common ones require attention. Second, the burden of…

7 Podcasts In regards to the Wonders of Science

Starter episode: "Urban Rodentology"The premise behind this decade-old show is simple: we all have science stories to tell, because simply to exist in the world means we are interacting with science all the time. The Story Collider is a…

Biden to Elevate Science Adviser to His Cupboard

President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. announced Friday that he would strengthen the role of science in his cabinet to "refresh and reinvigorate our national science and technology strategy."Mr. Biden will appoint Eric S. Lander, director of…