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Two University of Rochester Professors Resign in Protest
Two University of Rochester Professors Resign in Protest
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jun 20, 2018
Celeste Kidd and Steven Piantadosi had sued the university over its handling of sexual harassment allegations made against colleague Florian Jaeger.
Canada Plans to Boost Basic Science Spending
Canada Plans to Boost Basic Science Spending
Catherine Offord | Feb 9, 2018
The federal budget, expected before the end of March, may substantially raise funding for research.
Science Advocates Frustrated by President’s Budget
Science Advocates Frustrated by President’s Budget
Kerry Grens | May 23, 2017
Congress is not expected to fully enact the proposed cuts to research and public health programs.
Drastic Cuts to Brazil’s Federal Science Budget
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.
NIH Extramural Research Head Resigns
NIH Extramural Research Head Resigns
Jef Akst | Jun 11, 2015
Sally Rockey, deputy director of extramural research at the National Institutes of Health, is leaving the agency this fall to lead an agriculture nonprofit.
President Vows to Protect Antibiotics
President Vows to Protect Antibiotics
Kerry Grens | Sep 19, 2014
A new national strategy to combat antibiotic resistance aims to improve diagnostic testing, disease surveillance, and the prevention of inappropriate antibiotic use.
Opinion: Beyond Partisanship in Biopolitics
Opinion: Beyond Partisanship in Biopolitics
Matthew C. Nisbet and Ezra M. Markowitz | Feb 18, 2014
Concerns about the relationship between science and society transcend traditional political differences.
GeneLink Settles
GeneLink Settles
Abby Olena | Jan 14, 2014
Another personal genomics company faces government pressure—this time from the Federal Trade Commission.
Chimp Retirement Bill Signed
Chimp Retirement Bill Signed
Tracy Vence | Dec 2, 2013
The US President has signed a bill to support the retirement of federally owned research chimpanzees over the next five years.
The Great Divide
The Great Divide
Didier Schmitt | Dec 1, 2013
A two-way bridge between science and policy is desperately needed.