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Too Many Applicants, Not Enough Money

By | August 14, 2012

The rise in the amount of federal money requested through research grants is due to a rise in the overall number of applicants.


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Sanctioned Psychiatrist Off Restriction

By | August 14, 2012

Charles Nemeroff, who was barred from receiving grants for 2 years in 2008, snags $401K from the NIH to study PTSD.

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Federal Scientists File Lawsuit

By | August 7, 2012

Opponents of a new law requiring government researchers to publicly disclose personal financial information claim it is an invasion of privacy.


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H5N1 Moratorium Extended

By | August 2, 2012

The head of a US infectious disease funding body urges researchers to continue the voluntary cessation of research on avian influenza.


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Stem Cell Trickery

By | July 9, 2012

A postdoctoral research fellow at Emory University falsifies stem cell research data.


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Alternative Medicines

By | July 1, 2012

As nonconventional medical treatments become increasingly mainstream, we take a look at the science behind some of the most popular.


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Obamacare Will Affect Research

By | June 29, 2012

The Supreme Court's decision to uphold President Barack Obama's health care reform law contains key provisions that will impact US science funding in the years to come.


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NIH Tackles Racism

By | June 25, 2012

An advisory committee urges the federal funding agency to take steps to counter racial bias in the granting process.


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FDA Disputes Data Under-Reporting

By | May 2, 2012

The FDA and NIH dispute reports that clinical trial data is being under-reported.


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More Research Money for MDs

By | May 1, 2012

Principal investigators with medical training have a slightly higher NIH funding rate than those with just a PhD.


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