Science Times: The March for Science

.text-module p { color:#333; font-weight:normal; font-size: 16px; line-height: 22px; font-family: georgia, Times New Roman, sans-serif; margin: 0; padding:18px 0 16px; } .text-module a { color: #326891; } body { -webkit-text-size-adjust:none; -ms-text-size-adjust:none; padding:0; margin:0 auto; } .hyperlinks-hover a:hover { text-decoration:underline !important; } .app-button a:hover { background-color: #f7f7f5; text-decoration:underline !important; } a { color:#000; text-decoration:none; } #body-div { position: initial !important; } @media screen and (max-width: 380px) { *[class].layout-320, *[class].footer-layout { width:320px !important; } *[class].layout-300, *[class].center-align, *[class].show-icons, *[class].one-column, *[class].mediumgrid-header, *[class].outer-layout, *[class].media-layout, *[class].grid-layout, *[class].header-layout, *[class].featureagentads-layout, *[class].ads-layout, *[class].housead-layout, *[class].app, *[class].subscribe, *[class].unlimited-access, *[class].footer, *[class].access, *[class].app-class, *[class].app-span, *[class].copyright-block, *[class].view-layout { width:300px !important; } *[class].media-layout { padding:0 10px !important; } *[class].view-layout { margin:0 10px !important; } *[class].grid-layout { margin:2px 10px 0 !important; } *[class].header-layout { margin:12px 10px 15px !important; } *[class].head-tab { margin:-8px 0 0 !important; } *[class].head-date { margin:0 0 10px !important; } *[class].featureagentads-layout { padding:15px 10px !important; } *[class].ads-layout { padding:5px 10px 25px !important; } *[class].housead-layout { padding:5px 0 !important; margin:0 10px !important;} *[class].show-icons { font-size: 12px !important; max-height: none !important; line-height: 16px !important; margin:0; } *[class].hide-icons, *[class].pipe { display:none !important; } *[class].padding-left-date { padding-left:60px !important; text-align:center; } *[class].center-align { float:right !important; } *[class].one-column { float:left !important; } *[class].large-image, *[class].one-column-image { width:300px !important; height:200px !important; } *[class].list-view { width:300px !important; padding:25px 0 30px !important; } *[class].list-view-img-table { width:100px !important; } *[class].list-view-image { width:100px !important; height:65px !important; } *[class].heading-margin { float:none !important; margin:0 !important; } *[class].ads-font { font-size:12px !important; line-height:15px !important; padding:15px 20px !important; } *[class].large-headline { font-size:30px !important; line-height:32px !important; } *[class].large-byline { padding:6px 0 6px !important; } *[class].large-kicker { padding:7px 0 8px !important; } *[class].large-image-padding { padding-top:25px !important; } *[class].thumb-margin { margin:5px 0 0 15px !important; padding:0 !important;} *[class].mediumgrid-collection-header { font-size:16px !important; line-height:18px !important;} *[class].mediumgrid-large-collection-header { font-size: 18px !important; line-height: 22px !important;} *[class].mediumgrid-header { font-size:22px !important; line-height:26px !important;} *[class].hide-vertical { border-right:1px solid #fff !important; padding:0 !important;} *[class].hide-border { border-top:1px solid #fff !important; padding:0 !important;} *[class].grey-top { border-top:1px solid #e2e2e2 !important; } *[class].column-space { padding:17px 0 27px !important; } *[class].padding-none, *[class].follow-layout, *[class].social-layout, *[class].app-class, *[class].app, *[class].app-span, *[class].subscribe { padding:0 !important; } *[class].kicker-padding { padding:4px 0 0 !important; } *[class].credit-padding { padding:2px 0 0 !important; } *[class].bottom-padding { padding:25px 0 !important; } *[class].medium-wrapper { padding:0 0 22px !important; } *[class].column-wrapper { padding:27px 0 25px !important; } *[class].show-icons,*[class].follow-layout, *[class].app-promo, *[class].app-icon, *[class].app-button, *[class].subscribe, *[class].unlimited-access { display:block !important; } *[class].social-promo { border:none !important; padding:20px 0px 10px !important;} *[class].follow-layout { height:20px; } *[class].app-promo, *[class].subscribe, *[class].app-span { text-align:center !important; } *[class].subscribe { border-right:1px solid #f7f7f7 !important; } *[class].app-icon { width:180px !important; padding:20px 0 10px 120px !important; } *[class].app-button { width:240px !important; padding:20px 0 35px 60px !important; } *[class].unlimited-access, *[class].access { padding :10px 0 !important; text-align:center !important; } *[class].footer { padding:20px 10px 25px !important; } *[class].app-class { margin:0 !important; } *[class].avenue { padding:0 47px 0 50px !important; } *[class].copyright-block { padding:10px 0 25px !important; } *[class].copyright-item { padding:3px 0 4px !important; } *[class].zero-layout { width:0px !important; padding:0 !important; } *[class].column-padding, *[class].column-padding-right { padding: 0 !important; } *[class].column-padding-top { padding: 25px 0 0 !important; } *[class].column-padding-top-perso { padding: 5px 0 0 !important; } *[class].column-mid-padding-top { padding: 30px 0 0 !important;} *[class].column-bottom, *[class].grey-top-bottom { padding: 15px 0 0 !important; } *[class].grey-top-bottom { border-top: 1px solid #e2e2e2 !important; } *[class].column-space-bottom { padding-bottom: 10px !important; } *[class].column-position-bottom { padding-bottom: 25px !important; } *[class].column-line-bottom { padding-bottom: 18px !important; } *[class].header-main-layout { margin: 5px 10px 15px !important; } }
[owa] .module-padding-right { padding: 0 9px 0 0 !important; } [owa] .module-padding-left { padding: 0 0 0 9px !important; border-left: 1px solid #e2e2e2; } [owa] .module-padding-zero { padding: 0 !important; } @media screen and (min-width: 373px) { *[class].display-block { display: inline-block !important; } } @media screen and (max-width: 373px) { *[class].padding-hide { display: none !important; } *[class].padding-add { padding: 0 12px !important; } } @media screen and (max-width: 508px) { *[class].top-padding { padding-top: 20px !important; } *[class].full-width { width: 100% !important; } } @media screen and (min-width: 618px) { *[class].hybrid-padding-right { padding: 0 10px 0 0 !important; } *[class].hybrid-padding-left { padding: 0 0 0 10px !important; } *[class].hybrid-padding-zero { padding: 0 !important; } *[class].hybrid-border-none { border-top: none !important; } *[class].hybrid-padding-horizontal { padding: 0 0 7px !important; } *[class].hybrid-width-max { max-width: 290px !important; } *[class].hybrid-width-max-text { max-width: 285px !important; } *[class].hybrid-full-size-image { height: 190px !important; width: 290px !important; } } @media screen and (max-width: 618px) { *[class].hybrid-display-horizontal { border-top: 1px solid #e2e2e2 !important; padding-top: 20px !important;} *[class].padding-horizontal-border { padding-top: 20px !important; } *[class].width-max { max-width: 600px !important; } *[class].full-size { height: auto !important; width: 100% !important;} *[class].zero-padding-bottom { padding-bottom: 0 !important; } }
[owa] .top-padding { padding-top: 0 !important; } [owa] .full-width-header { width: 72% !important; text-align: right !important;} [owa] .padding-hide { margin: 0; font-size: 15px; display: inline-block !important; color: #e2e2e2 !important; }
View in Browser | Add nytdirect@nytimes.com to your address book.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

@media screen and (min-width: 618px) { *[class].full-width-sum { margin-right: 20px !important;} *[class].full-width-sum { max-width: 280px !important; } *[class].full-width-right { max-width: 296px !important; } *[class].large-padding { padding: 0 !important; } }
Demonstrators gathered last month in front of the White House after President Trump rolled back many of President Obama's climate-change policies.

Demonstrators gathered last month in front of the White House after President Trump rolled back many of President Obama’s climate-change policies. Stephen Crowley/The New York Times
By NICHOLAS ST. FLEUR
On Saturday scientists and their advocates are expected to fill streets in more than 500 cities. But what they do next is just as important.
The Anderson family making protest signs at home near Salt Lake City. They are planning to attend the March for Science on Saturday in Washington, D.C.

Kim Raff for The New York Times
By MICHAEL ROSTON
In remarks submitted The Times, some said the president’s posture toward science demanded a response, but others worried about the politicization of science.

Albert Einstein at the opening of the Jewish Pavilion at the World's Fair in Queens in 1939.

Underwood Archives/Getty Images
By DENNIS OVERBYE
A new series on the National Geographic Channel introduces viewers to the man behind the cuddly accent and the curvatures of space-time.

Adam Lipson, a public defender, looked on as a participant in San Francisco's Young Adult Court addressed Judge Bruce E. Chan at a session in March.

Laura Morton for The New York Times
By TIM REQUARTH
San Francisco’s Young Adult Court, created in 2015, is based on recent research suggesting that brain development extends beyond age 18, into the 20s.

Ruohong Wu
By RICHARD A. FRIEDMAN
Math can make our brains light up in the same way art and music do.

@media screen and (min-width: 618px) { *[class].advt-padding { padding: 0 0 15px !important; } *[class].emailadvt-padding { padding: 0 !important; } }
ADVERTISEMENT
Rows of plumes rise from ice fractures on the surface of Enceladus.

NASA/JPL-Caltech, via Space Science Institute
By KENNETH CHANG
Data from the Cassini spacecraft suggest that hydrothermal vents could provide ingredients for microbes or other forms of alien life to exist.

Your shoelaces come undone thanks to the forces applied to your feet and the kind of knot tied, among other factors, researchers have found.

Getty Images
By CHRISTOPHER MELE
Blame physics and “weak” knots for unraveled laces, a phenomenon researchers called “sudden and catastrophic.”

An artist's rendering of the species Teleocrater rhadinus, an ancient relative of dinosaurs and birds.

Gabriel Lio
By NICHOLAS ST. FLEUR
The features of 245-million-year-old Teleocrater fossils may help fill in our understanding of how dinosaurs evolved.

Automation fears have stirred many fanciful visions of the future. An expert panel calls for new tools of analysis to help workers adapt.

Kristian Hammerstad
By STEVE LOHR
The nation is “flying blind” into a new era of automation and artificial intelligence, the authors of a National Academies study warned.

Climate Change
An aerial view of the ice canyon that now carries meltwater from the Kaskawulsh Glacier, on the right, away from the Slims River.

Dan Shugar/University of Washington-Tacoma
By JOHN SCHWARTZ
Melting water from one of Canada’s largest glaciers used to flow north, to the Bering Sea. Last spring, it reversed course, a case of what scientists call “river piracy.”

Flooding in Asunción, Paraguay, brought on by the strong El Niño in 2016.

Andres Cristaldo/European Pressphoto Agency
By HENRY FOUNTAIN
Just a year after weather patterns were altered worldwide, scientists see signs that more disruption may be brewing.

Traffic in New York City. Conservative groups want Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, to overturn a ruling known as the endangerment finding, which provides the legal foundation for the Obama administration's climate-change policies.

Hiroko Masuike/The New York Times
By CORAL DAVENPORT
Critics charge the agency’s administrator should have challenged a legal finding that underpinned the Obama climate policies, but he refuses to budge.

Dome-shaped pingos, mounds consisting of a layer of soil over a core of ice, in the permafrost in the Northwest Territories, Canada.

Christopher Miller for The New York Times
By HENRY FOUNTAIN
A study suggests that as the planet warms toward 2 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels, each degree Celsius of warming will lead to the thawing of 1.5 million square miles of permafrost.

 
@media screen and (min-width: 550px) { *[class].media-view { display: inline-block !important; } }

THOUGHTS WANTED

Tell us what you think about the Science Times newsletter at sciencenewsletter@nytimes.com.

Health

Getty Images
By PERRI KLASS, M.D.
We need to study the health consequences of the modern and more “hygienic” built environment, which is clean but by no means sterile.

Heidi Younger
By CATHERINE SAINT LOUIS
Having an ulcer is like being a contestant on a twisted game show called “What to Eat?”

Getty Images
By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS
Runners tended to live about three more years than nonrunners, even if they run slowly or sporadically and smoke, drink or are overweight.

Paul Rogers
Personal Health
By JANE E. BRODY
Nonadherence to prescriptions causes some 125,000 deaths a year in the United States alone.

 
@media screen and (min-width: 618px) { *[class].advt-padding { padding: 0 0 15px !important; } *[class].emailadvt-padding { padding: 0 !important; } }
ADVERTISEMENT
@media screen and (min-width: 618px) { *[class].text-left { text-align: left !important; } } @media screen and (max-width: 600px) { *[class].display-block { display: block !important; } } @media screen and (max-width: 585px) { *[class].media-padding { padding-top: 15px !important; } *[class].hide-bar {display: none !important; } } @media screen and (min-width: 451px) { *[class].f-break { display: none !important; } *[class].hide:before { content: “| “; margin-right: 3px; font-size: 15px; display: inline-block !important; color: #e2e2e2 !important; } }
FOLLOW SCIENCE
|
Get unlimited access to NYTimes.com and our NYTimes apps. Subscribe »
Copyright 2017 The New York Times Company
620 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10018
This entry was posted in Uncategorized by news. Bookmark the permalink.