A US lawmaker has introduced a resolution to recognize Charles Darwin's birthday February 12thas Darwin Day, the Huffington Post reports.

Representative Jim Himes (D-Conn.), who put forth the resolution alongside 11 other House Democrats, argues that Darwin should be recognized for his contributions to how people view the natural world.

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Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

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