Keystone Pipeline for Dummies

A big fuss has been made about Keystone XL pipeline, although few people seem to fully understand why.  TransCanada’s controversial pipeline proposes to transport tar sands oil 1,700 miles across the United States.  Currently the Southern section is under...

Science Matters Roadtrip

One hundred and fifty years ago, Abraham Lincoln helped establish the National Academy of Sciences to move the United States forward with independent, objective scientific assessment and discovery.  Thanks to groundbreaking research over the past century and half, our...