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New US-China Tariffs Could Affect Science
New US-China Tariffs Could Affect Science
The list of imports subject to additional taxes include products used in research, but the effect of the trade dispute is still unclear.
New US-China Tariffs Could Affect Science
New US-China Tariffs Could Affect Science

The list of imports subject to additional taxes include products used in research, but the effect of the trade dispute is still unclear.

The list of imports subject to additional taxes include products used in research, but the effect of the trade dispute is still unclear.

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Trump Administration Considers Restrictions on Chinese Researchers
Trump Administration Considers Restrictions on Chinese Researchers
Diana Kwon | May 2, 2018
The proposed limitations stem from fears of intellectual property theft.
Proposed Federal Budget Slashes Funds to EPA, CDC
Proposed Federal Budget Slashes Funds to EPA, CDC
Diana Kwon | Feb 13, 2018
Funds for the NIH and NSF would stay flat, while some agencies, including the FDA and NASA, would see increases.
Image of the Day: An Actual “Shithole”
Image of the Day: An Actual “Shithole”
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Jan 13, 2018
Beetles cherish the dung they live and feed on.
US Interior Department Adopts Political Screening Process for Grants
US Interior Department Adopts Political Screening Process for Grants
Katarina Zimmer | Jan 11, 2018
The new policy affects academic and nonprofit grants and cooperative agreements exceeding $50,000. 
The Year in Science Policy
The Year in Science Policy
Kerry Grens | Dec 15, 2017
How a new administration in the U.S. affected scientists around the world throughout 2017
France Announces Winners of “Make Our Planet Great Again” Grants
France Announces Winners of “Make Our Planet Great Again” Grants
Catherine Offord | Dec 11, 2017
French President Emmanuel Macron awards millions of euros in research funding to climate scientists who will relocate from the U.S. and elsewhere to France.
Ten-Minute Sabbatical
Ten-Minute Sabbatical
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2017
Take a break from the bench to puzzle and peruse.
Trump Nominates Alex Azar as Health and Human Services Secretary
Trump Nominates Alex Azar as Health and Human Services Secretary
Catherine Offord | Nov 13, 2017
The former chief of Eli Lilly USA is picked to replace Tom Price, who stepped down in September amid a controversy over the abuse of taxpayer-funded travel.
Sam Clovis Withdraws from Consideration for Top USDA Scientist
Sam Clovis Withdraws from Consideration for Top USDA Scientist
Jef Akst | Nov 2, 2017
President Donald Trump’s pick to serve as the US Department of Agriculture’s undersecretary for research, education, and economics blames the “political climate” for his decision.