Here's my conversation with @Rob_Reid about the long-term existential risks of engineering viruses where Rob argues that gain-of-function research on viruses should be banned. Science is a double-edged sword. This is a difficult but important conversation.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is seeking to build the U.K. into a “science superpower,” harnessing 14.9 billion pounds ($21 billion) a year in spending on R&D into solutions for the public good
Sir Patrick Vallance to run new Office for Science and Technology Strategy
So, what are the questions that you're asking about the Bay? Who are the Bay Area people whose thinking is way out ahead of the national conversation? Not just in civic stuff, but tech, art, science, media, music, culture, vibes.
Twitter Follow Tip: The tweet date shows the last time a user was on Twitter—2hrs, 1d, 1mo. etc. The chances for a follow back increase if the user was online recently. Use the science of human behavior to gain followers. x
"If one day, my words are against science, choose science." Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
‘People are dying … science should not be partisan.’ — Watch @Ocasio2018 ’s spirited defense of environmental justice from 2019
Scientific American has never endorsed a presidential candidate in our 175-year history—until now. The 2020 election is literally a matter of life and death. We urge you to vote for health, science and Joe Biden for President.
Protect yourself and your community from coronavirus with common sense precautions: wash your hands, stay home when sick and listen to the @CDCgov and local health authorities. Save the masks for health care workers. Let’s stay calm, listen to the experts, and follow the science.
Bill Nye is fed up. And I’m with him. Trust science. “We’re all one species.” I’m here for all of this...