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Additional #IceBucketChallenge Payoffs

By Jef Akst | July 28, 2016

Researchers identify a new ALS-associated gene thanks to funds generated by the social media challenge that went viral in summer 2014.

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Open Letter Leads to Peer Review Changes

By Jef Akst | July 14, 2016

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research will reverse some of the recent changes to its grant-reviewing processes after protests from researchers.

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Nearly 1,200 scientists are asking the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to undo recent changes to its grant-review process.

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Interdisciplinary Research Attracts Less Funding

By Ruth Williams | June 29, 2016

An analysis of Australian Research Council data reveals grant proposals that integrate a broad array of academic fields are less likely to be funded.  

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The Oracle cofounder’s gift will fund a new institute at the University of Southern California.

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Science Exchange Raises $25M

By Kerry Grens | March 24, 2016

With fresh funding, the experiment-services and independent-validation startup will expand its staff.

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NIH Grant Reviews Don’t Predict Success

By Kerry Grens | February 18, 2016

Peer reviewers’ assessments of funding proposals to the National Institutes of Health don’t correlate well with later publication citations, a study shows.

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Funding Ban for Plant Biologist

By Kerry Grens | January 26, 2016

Olivier Voinnet, who has corrected and retracted several papers, cannot receive Swiss government grants for three years.

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Following the Funding

By Jef Akst | November 4, 2015

Researchers use network theory to estimate the importance of relationships among researchers and institutions in attracting grant money.

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2015 Life Sciences Salary Survey

By Karen Zusi and Amanda B. Keener | November 1, 2015

This year’s survey highlights dramatic regional, sector, and gender variations.

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