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Zoë Schlanger

Zoë Schlanger is a freelance reporter covering science, health, and the environment. Her work appears in Newsweek, the Village Voice, and the New York Times, among other places.
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Hackers Downloaded US Government Climate Data and Stored it on European Servers as Trump Was Being Inaugurated

January 23, 2017 FROM NEXTGOV arrow As Donald Trump was sworn into office as the new president Jan. 20, a group of around 60 programmers and scientists were gathered in the Department of Information Studies building at the University of California-Los Angeles, harvesting government data. A spreadsheet detailed their targets: Webpages dedicated to the Energy Department’s...

Getting Rid of Obamacare Will Cripple the Department Keeping Bioterrorism and Outbreaks at Bay

January 17, 2017 FROM NEXTGOV arrow It’s not just about doctor’s visits and medications. If the Affordable Care Act is repealed, a pot of money used to prevent bioterrorism attacks and prevent disease outbreaks may go down with it. The Prevention and Public Health Fund, part of Obamacare, allocates $890 million to the US Centers for...

Repealing Obamacare Will Cripple the Department Keeping Bioterrorism and Outbreaks at Bay

January 17, 2017 It’s not just about doctor’s visits and medications. If the Affordable Care Act is repealed, a pot of money used to prevent bioterrorism attacks and prevent disease outbreaks may go down with it. The Prevention and Public Health Fund, part of Obamacare, allocates $890 million to the US Centers for...