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Should Your Child Get the COVID Vaccine?

Should Your Child Get the COVID Vaccine? Debbie-Ann Shirley, The Conversation US The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research. The Food and Drug Administration expanded emergency use authorization of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to include adolescents 12 to 15 years of age on May 10,…

Biodiversity Conservation Should Start in Biden’s Backyard

Biodiversity Conservation Should Start in Biden’s Backyard

Biodiversity Conservation Should Start in Biden’s Backyard Desiree Narango, Max Lambert In 1908, when President Teddy Roosevelt was asked about what birds could be seen around the White House, he listed an impressive 93 species. That list included iconic Mid-Atlantic breeding birds like Eastern whip-poor-wills and Baltimore orioles. Unfortunately, due to habitat loss and destruction,…

Scientists Should Never Stop Being Students

Scientists Should Never Stop Being Students

Scientists Should Never Stop Being Students Avi Loeb My past students and collaborators are starting to organize a scientific conference for my 60th birthday to be held about a year from now. Their gesture reminded me of Rabbi Hanina’s words: “I have learned much from my teachers, more from my colleagues, and the most from…