The Scientist

» grant

Most Recent

The new policy affects academic and nonprofit grants and cooperative agreements exceeding $50,000. 

1 Comment

image: NIH Revises Funding Strategy for Young Researchers

NIH Revises Funding Strategy for Young Researchers

By Katarina Zimmer | December 19, 2017

The agency plans to ease restrictions on grants to a narrowly defined group of early- and mid-career researchers.  

0 Comments

image: Bioengineering Professor, Students Accused of Fraud

Bioengineering Professor, Students Accused of Fraud

By Kerry Grens | September 30, 2017

Virginia Tech’s Yiheng Percival Zhang was arrested for misusing grant funds from the federal government.

3 Comments

image: Scientific Society Gives Money to Harvey Victims

Scientific Society Gives Money to Harvey Victims

By Bob Grant | September 19, 2017

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is offering small grants to aid scientists and students hit by Hurricane Harvey.

0 Comments

image: Big Gender Gaps in Salk Institute Faculty: Report

Big Gender Gaps in Salk Institute Faculty: Report

By Kerry Grens | August 23, 2017

Authored by Salk PIs, the study claims women attract more federal funding, yet have smaller labs and receive less support from the institute.

3 Comments

image: Researchers Petition to Bring Back Grant Caps

Researchers Petition to Bring Back Grant Caps

By Bob Grant | August 9, 2017

Nearly 1,000 signatories are asking the National Institutes of Health to reinstitute the Grant Support Index proposal.

0 Comments

image: The Invention Return on NIH Investments

The Invention Return on NIH Investments

By Kerry Grens | April 2, 2017

Around 8 percent of grants funded by the National Institutes of Health resulted in patents.

0 Comments

Seventeen scientists found to have committed research misconduct during the last 25 years have since collectively received more than $101 million in NIH funding.

0 Comments

image: Do Preprints Belong in Grant Applications?

Do Preprints Belong in Grant Applications?

By Joshua A. Krisch | January 6, 2017

As the NIH questions the place of preprints in grant applications, the U.K.’s MRC encourages scientists to submit non-peer–reviewed works for consideration.

2 Comments

image: Life Scientists Receive “Genius” Grants

Life Scientists Receive “Genius” Grants

By Ben Andrew Henry | September 22, 2016

Among this year’s 23 MacArthur Foundation Fellows are pioneering biologists.

0 Comments

Popular Now

  1. DNA Robots Target Cancer
    Daily News DNA Robots Target Cancer

    Researchers use DNA origami to generate tiny mechanical devices that deliver a drug that cuts off the blood supply to tumors in mice.

  2. Love in the Scientific Literature
    News Analysis Love in the Scientific Literature

    There are countless ways for scientists to say, “I love you.” Naming a slime-mold beetle after your wife (and another after your ex-wife) is, apparently, one of them.  

  3. Stem Cell Vaccine Protects Mice From Cancer
  4. Gene Expression Overlaps Among Psychiatric Disorders
AAAS