Category: Science

Top stories: Earth’s oldest life, a NASA mission to Titan, and whether growing up poor makes you wiser | Science

(Left to right): Nicolas Hoizey/Unsplash; Graeme Churchard/Flickr/CC-BY 2.0; iStock.com/Jevtic By Roni DenglerDec. 22, 2017 , 12:20 PM The lower your social class, the ‘wiser’ you are, suggests new study Society as a whole might be getting smarter, but we still don’t get along. Perhaps that’s because wisdom—the ability to take […]

Emails shed light on controversial DOE request to remove ‘climate change’ from abstracts | Science

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Washington. Borgendorf/Wikipedia By Christa Marshall, E&E NewsDec. 12, 2017 , 2:40 PM Originally published by E&E News A U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) official’s controversial request this summer for scientists to remove “climate change” from research abstracts was ordered by […]