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Senate Passes GMO Labeling Bill
Bob Grant | Jul 12, 2016
The legislation will now go to the US House of Representatives, where it will likely pass.
Update to US Chemical Regulations Expected
Tracy Vence | Jun 8, 2016
Following approval by Congress, the president will decide on an update the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act.
House Passes Watered-Down Zika Aid Bill
Bob Grant | May 20, 2016
The legislation allocates only $622 million to the effort to help the country respond to the impending spread of the mosquito-borne disease.
Bill Banning Mitochondrial Replacement Therapy Considered
Tanya Lewis | May 19, 2016
The US Senate is reviewing a bill that would extend a ban on so-called three-parent embryos.
Tracy Vence | May 13, 2016
US government contemplates public health funding; World Health Organization advises summer Olympics attendees
U.S. Diverting Ebola Funds to Zika Prep
Tracy Vence | Apr 6, 2016
But this temporary measure won’t be enough to sufficiently prepare for potential outbreaks, according to Obama administration officials.
Congress Subpoenas Medical Organizations
Bob Grant | Apr 5, 2016
A US House of Representatives panel has requested information from several research bodies and abortion providers as part of a sweeping investigation of fetal tissue research.
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.
NIH Set for Big Budget Bump
Bob Grant | Dec 17, 2015
The US National Institutes of Health would receive a $2 billion increase if the 2016 spending bill makes it through Congress unchanged.
EPA Reform Bills Considered
Kerry Grens | Mar 5, 2015
If passed, Republican-led efforts to change the US Environmental Protection Agency’s handling of science may never make it past the President’s desk.