A research team argues for raising the profile of replication studies after its experiment found no evidence for a widely cited theory that conservatives and liberals respond differently to threatening images.
The director of the U.S. National Institutes of Health calls for an end to all-male speaking panels: "Starting now, when I consider speaking invitations, I will expect a level playing field, where scientists of all backgrounds are evaluated fairly for speaking opportunities."
Accurate predictions of Earth’s warming require computers that are too expensive for any one country or institution. Instead a "CERN for climate modeling" is needed, writes Sabine Hossenfelder, a research fellow at the Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies.
Deep learning has a terrible carbon footprint: Researchers performed a life-cycle assessment for training several common large AI models and found that the process can emit the equivalent of 626,000 pounds of carbon dioxide.
Young scientists describe scientific concepts, images and research that inspire them to make environmentally friendly decisions and model sustainable behavior for others, in both their personal and professional lives.