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Image of the Day
Life Science Leaders Meet at White House
Kerry Grens | May 8, 2017
Heads of academia and industry mingled with the vice president and the secretary of Health and Human Services at a biotech summit.
Congress Agrees to Give NIH $2 Billion Extra
Kerry Grens | May 1, 2017
The proposed spending plan for 2017 includes money for Alzheimer’s and cancer research.
Proposed NIH Cuts Hit Bipartisan Opposition in Congress
Diana Kwon | Apr 4, 2017
Both Democrats and Republications criticize the Trump administration’s plan to cut funding for biomedical research.
Drastic Cuts to Brazil’s Federal Science Budget
Kerry Grens | Apr 4, 2017
The 44 percent drop in funding is disproportionately large compared to overall reductions in government spending.
Image of the Day: Personnel Effects
Staff | Mar 30, 2017
Cuts to federal science funding could significantly impact undergraduate students, graduate students, postdocs, and other early-career researchers.
What Budget Cuts Might Mean for US Science
Diana Kwon | Mar 21, 2017
A look at the historical effects of downsized research funding suggests that the Trump administration’s proposed budget could hit early-career scientists the hardest.
Trump’s Proposed Budget Would Cut Science Funding
Tracy Vence | Mar 16, 2017
The NIH could see its budget slashed by $5.8 billion (approximately 19 percent), while the EPA could see a $2.6 billion budget cut (around 31 percent).
MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Losses Grow
Kerry Grens | Dec 13, 2016
The first two months of the fiscal year saw $102.4 million in operating losses.
Brazilian Science Ministry Downgraded
Tanya Lewis | May 12, 2016
Interim President Michel Temer fuses the country’s science and telecommunications ministries amid funding cuts.
Obama Submits Science-Boosting Budget
Bob Grant | Feb 10, 2016
But some critics say the President relies too heavily on mandatory funding to support the biomedical research enterprise.