Union of Concerned Scientists

4:01pm

Thu August 29, 2013
The Salt

Antibiotic Use On The Farm: Are We Flying Blind?

Originally published on Mon November 18, 2013 3:26 pm

3:13pm

Tue May 7, 2013
Asia

Are Those North Korean Long-Range Missiles For Real?

Originally published on Tue May 7, 2013 8:56 pm

What appears to be a missile is carried during a mass military parade in Pyongyang, North Korea, on April 15, 2012. Some analysts say the half-dozen missiles showcased at the military parade were fakes.
Ng Han Guan AP

1:33am

Mon February 4, 2013
Energy

Are Mini-Reactors The Future Of Nuclear Power?

Originally published on Mon February 4, 2013 10:15 am

The reactor room at Babcock & Wilcox's prototype reactor outside Lynchburg, Va. The reactor vessel is behind the orange curtain.
Ben Bradford WFAE

The U.S. government is investing millions of dollars in what it considers a promising new industry for American manufacturing: nuclear reactors. The plan is to build hundreds of mini-reactors, dot them around the U.S. and export them overseas.

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8:20am

Thu November 22, 2012
Agriculture

Report Points to New Reasons to Drink Organic Milk

Cows from Windsor Organic Dairy graze on a late summer day.
Grace Hood KUNC

10:56am

Tue April 17, 2012
Around the Nation

War Of The Worlds: When Science, Politics Collide

Originally published on Tue April 17, 2012 5:36 pm

In 1925, people lined up to buy anti-evolution books in Dayton, Tenn., where the "monkey trial" of teacher John T. Scopes took place. Tennessee recently enacted a law encouraging teachers to question accepted science on evolution and other issues.
Topical Press Agency Getty Images

Roger Cone is a microbiologist, not a politician. He struggles with a basic truth: For all the scientific acceptance of evolution, many Americans simply don't believe it is factually accurate.

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