Fluoride Water Treatment

For the past few years I’ve heard a lot about “nasty chemicals,” especially when people discuss their city water.  Municipality water in the US is treated in a multitude of ways, one of them being with chemical treatment. It’s common to add chlorine to kill dangerous microbes, or calcium to soften water. I wanted to … Continue reading Fluoride Water Treatment

Who should decide science policy?

So for the very first real debate, I wanted to ask who should make the decisions about science policy. There seem to be two different considerations: who should make the decision (elected official, science community, the public, etc.), and on what level should that individual/ group have authority to do so (local, state, federal, international)? … Continue reading Who should decide science policy?