science

Most Americans do trust scientists and science-based policy-making – freaking out about the minority who don’t isn’t helpful

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Most Americans - 81% - think government investments in scientific research are "worthwhile investments for society over time," according to the Pew Research Center's latest survey on public perceptions of science.

Most human embryos naturally die after conception – restrictive abortion laws fail to take this embryo loss into account

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an important biological feature of human embryos has been left out of a lot of ethical and even scientific discussion informing reproductive policy - most human embryos die before anyone, including doctors, even know they exist.