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From global warming, to climate change, to stem cell research, to biotechnology, to many other technological innovations, independent voters aren’t interested in the usual partisan spin on science issues. Independents want to explore all sides of the scientific debate so they can make informed decisions at the ballot box. Science and technological innovation, when applied in an efficient, ethical, and transparent manner, can serve as vital tools in improving the economy, enhancing our quality of life, and crafting effective public policy. Science is all about questioning the consensus and maintaining an open mind, no matter where the facts may lead.
A new wave of scientific interest surrounding nuclear reactors has emerged ever since President Obama urged an “all-of-the-above” US energy policy. The Department of Energy recently announced plans to help fund a new, efficient and cost-effective blueprint for a small modular reactor design.
A study released Friday by the Union of Concerned Scientists shows News Corp misleads on climate change. The UCS reports that two of the most popular news outlets in the US, Fox News and the Wall Street Journal, do not appropriately handle the issue.
Neil Armstrong, the first human to walk on the moon, died of complications from heart surgery on Saturday. Armstrong began his path to the moon as a naval aviator serving in.
Today’s infographic is the second in an infographic series with detailed and visually-arresting educational material about the modern industrial economy and its complexity. Yesterday’s infographic was about the XL Keystone.