California
California Institutes to Merge
California Institutes to Merge
Jef Akst | Oct 25, 2016
The Scripps Research Institute will join forces with the California Institute for Biomedical Research.
Scripps Faculty Wants President Out
Scripps Faculty Wants President Out
Kerry Grens | Jul 7, 2014
Some faculty members of the Scripps Research Institute are wary of a possible merger with USC and would like to oust the organization’s president.
UC Embraces Open Access
UC Embraces Open Access
Tracy Vence | Aug 5, 2013
The University of California has adopted a system-wide policy that aims to make future research articles authored by its faculty freely available to all.
Save the NIH from Sequestration
Save the NIH from Sequestration
Dan Cossins | Oct 24, 2012
A biomedical advocacy group asks Congress to protect the National Institutes of Health from the $2.5 billion cut that may be coming down the pike.
Calif RAs to Get Union Rights?
Bob Grant | Aug 27, 2012
The California legislature takes steps to broaden the ability of graduate students to unionize by extending collective bargaining rights to research assistants.
Illegal Genes
Bob Grant | Apr 30, 2012
California mulls a state law that would criminalize the unauthorized sharing, storing, or analyzing of genetic data.