Shawn Lawrence Otto

Jul. 27, 2012

Why Science Is a Non-Issue in the Election...Again

How science stacks up against other issues discussed and debated on the campaign trail.

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May. 11, 2012

The Case for a Presidential Science Debate

A grassroots group is calling for a presidential debate based on science and technology issues.

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Oct. 14, 2011

When Politics Meets Science

Should candidates take an American Science Pledge?

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Jan. 11, 2008

The Call for A Science Debate

Should the presidential candidates participate in a debate focusing on science, technology, and the environment? A group of voters has started a petition movement calling for a science debate.

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\tIt is a question on the minds of many people this season: will adding alcohol to the homemade eggnog safeguard against salmonella? To find out, Science Friday teamed up with eggnog expert and microbiologist Vince Fischetti, who agreed to run some tests in his lab at The Rockefeller University. What did you think of the video?

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