Trump, under pressure, signs $900 bn Covid relief bill

After delaying for nearly a week and under pressure from all sides, US President Donald Trump finally signed a massive $900 billion stimulus bill Sunday, in a long-sought boost for millions of Americans and businesses battered by the coronavirus pandemic. The package “providing coronavirus emergency response and relief” is part of a larger spending bill […]

Messengers of Gates’ Agenda: How the Cornell Alliance for Science Spreads Disinformation on behalf of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation – Independent Science News

Farmers practicing agroecology in Kenya

by Heather Day In October of this year, the Cornell Alliance for Science (CAS) hosted a webinar on “agroecology,” a concept that has attracted growing attention in recent years. Agroecology is a transdisciplinary science, practice, and social movement that offers a pathway for food system transformation. Yet, as soon as the webinar began, the moderator […]

Give the gift of Bill Nye with his virtual reality science kit

This year, you can give your kids the gift of science with fully immersive VR experiments from the scientist generations have grown up with — Bill Nye.  Bill Nye’s Virtual Reality Science Kit ($59.99) includes VR goggles and a free mobile app that can be used on any smartphone to make kids feel like they’re […]

Bill Nye to flat Earthers and science deniers: ‘It affects all of us’

Bill Nye has had it with flat-Earthers and other science deniers.  While humanity is landing robots on Mars and breaking open the mysteries of the universe, there continues a social trend of “science denialism.” From opposition to handwashing in the 1800s to modern climate deniers, anti-maskers and “flat-Earthers,” or people who believe that planet Earth […]