July

News bias in The Associated Press

A new study conducted at Sonoma State University shows widespread bias in Associated Press (AP) news reports favoring U.S. government positions.

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CARTOON

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Time to end the Republican war on science

WASHINGTON — “The Republican War on Science,” a best-selling book by Chris Mooney, exposes the multipronged offensive by the Bush-Cheney administration and the Republican Party to twist science to their right-wing agenda..

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Despite stem cell veto, scientists and patients fight on

Stem cell therapy holds awesome potential to cure many of humanity’s most debilitating diseases — Parkinson’s, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and spinal injuries — but promising research was dealt a devastating setback July 19.