A recent study by Mark Regnerus claimed to find that children raised by same-sex couples turn out to have more problems as adults than those raised by heterosexual parents. Ilana Yurkiewicz explains why policymakers should ignore it.
The marriage between biology and computer science is changing the scientific method: Collect the data first, figure out what you’re searching for later. Scientific cultures are clashing and it may be influencing who gets grant funding.
When assessing how to close the American math achievement gap, we cannot overlook the importance of attitudes and stereotypes that – consciously and subconsciously – invade classrooms, warp student and teacher perceptions, and impede performance.
Science Progress and American Progress's Doing What Works project teamed up to produce a set of policy proposals that the Obama administration and Congress can adopt to reinvest in the building blocks of American science, innovation, and economic competitiveness. Read the overview of the five reports.
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