ScienceDebate2008

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tags: ScienceDebate2008, AAAS, American Association for the Advancement of Science, presidential elections Hey, everyone. I know I have told you several times that things are really gaining momentum with regards to the proposed ScienceDebate2008, an idea that originated here on ScienceBlogs by my SciBlings, Chris Mooney and Sheril Kirschenbaum, but here is yet more proof…

tags: ScienceDebate2008, Science Friday, Ira Flatow, National Public Radio, NPR, podcast Remember how we have been lobbying for a presidential debate that specifically focuses on each candidate’s planned policies regarding science and technology? And remember how things were picking up momentum fairly rapidly in the main stream media? Well, now National Public Radio’s Science Friday…

tags: science, public policy, politics, federal funding, research, reality-based government, 2008 American presidential elections, ScienceDebate2008 I was disappointed, but not really surprised, when three Republican presidential candidates — Mike Huckabee, Tom Tancredo and Sam Brownback (who has since dropped out) — declared that they do not “believe in” the theory of evolution (in my opinion,…

ScienceDebate2008: What Is It?

tags: science, public policy, politics, federal funding, research, reality-based government, 2008 American presidential elections, ScienceDebate2008 I have spoken with quite a few people from CraigsList and other places regarding the logistics and goals for ScienceDebate2008, and have found that there are plenty of misperceptions as to what scientists wish to accomplish. In short; ScienceDebate2008 is…