A Project of The Annenberg Public Policy Center

Senator Misleads on ‘Absurd’ Science

Sen. Rand Paul misrepresented two studies supported by federal grants, while advocating legislation he introduced to change the federal grant funding process.

Carson Rewrites Laws of Thermodynamics

Ben Carson claimed that prevailing theories of how the universe began and how planets and stars formed violate the second law of thermodynamics. His comments represent a misunderstanding of scientific concepts.

Paul Knocks Flies and NIH Funding

Sen. Rand Paul made several misleading statements about the National Institutes of Health and some of the research that it funds.