The Supreme Court has agreed to hear the Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine case involving medication abortion. This case has the potential not only to further restrict access to abortion but to decide that judges, rather than FDA experts, can be the final arbiters of whether or not all of us can access the drugs we need.
The Scientific Integrity Act would require agencies to adopt strong scientific integrity policies — and help prevent political interference in federal science.
Inadequate support and inhospitable work environments are driving many promising scientists from their career paths. Some promising initiatives to improve working conditions are underway, and large-scale change is necessary.
With their decision in Sackett v. EPA, Supreme Court justices willing to ignore evidence in order to strike down regulations have once again substituted their preferences for the intent of Congress and the expertise of a federal agency.
Thirteen organizations have recommended modifications to a new framework that aims to help federal agencies develop strong policies to protect science from inappropriate political interference.
A new survey from the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) found that scientists from six federal agencies surveyed in late 2022 saw improvements in scientific integrity over the past two years, but many still report censorship and inadequate staffing.
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy has released a framework for agencies to use in revising or developing their policies to protect scientific integrity.
Researchers find that the Colorado Family Planning Initiative was associated with higher rates of college completion. But what will happen in today’s landscape?
A new set of 57 recommendations on COVID-19 from a multidisciplinary, multinational group of experts should serve as a guide for the US response. In several areas, though, our government is not doing what’s recommended.