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Attacks on Science

Attacks on Science

Our running list of attacks on science—disappearing data, silenced scientists, and other assaults on scientific integrity and science-based policy—provides a representative sample of threats to the federal scientific enterprise.
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Biden Science Tracker

President Biden promised to make stronger federal science a priority for his administration. How well is the administration performing in turning this promise into action?
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COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ

As COVID-19 vaccines become more widely available, it's important to have access to reliable scientific information. Here are answers to the most common questions.
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The Federal Brain Drain

The Trump administration's attacks on science damaged scientific capacity across multiple agencies. What can the Biden administration do to rebuild federal science?
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Science in an Age of Scrutiny

Scientists are increasingly subject to personal attack when their work touches on public policy debates. This UCS guide offers advice and resources to help scientists distinguish harassment from legitimate criticism and respond appropriately to both.