Monthly Archives: May 2022

Science Convergence in an Inclusive and Diverse World

The previous LOTRW post noted a new, and welcome, Sigma Xi initiative. From the Sigma Xi website: The Scientific Research Honor Society announces plans to hold the first International Forum on Research Excellence (IFoRE) November 3–6, 2022. The four-day conference will welcome … Continue reading

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Sigma Xi looks to refine and update concepts of science excellence. Bravo!

The new initiative comes at the right time – and from a welcome direction. But few today may know or remember that half a century ago, Alvin Weinberg, then a Sigma Xi member, offered a personal perspective on the subject. … Continue reading

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The Supreme Court ponders EPA’s carbon dioxide authority.

Amid the current uproar over the U.S. Supreme Court’s leaked Roe v. Wade scratchwork, it might be easy to lose sight of another ruling expected at the end of the Court’s 2021-2022 session – this on EPA’s authority to regulate … Continue reading

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