federal funding, ecology
Infographic: Watching Evolution in Real Time
Infographic: Watching Evolution in Real Time
Jef Akst | Apr 30, 2017
Guppies transplanted between different communities in Trinidadian streams evolved in response to changes in predation threat in just a few generations.
Marching Into an Uncertain Future
Marching Into an Uncertain Future
Bob Grant | Apr 20, 2017
Can professional organizations and societies parlay the groundswell of support culminating in this weekend’s March for Science into more-effective science advocacy?
Migratory Eels Use Magnetoreception
Migratory Eels Use Magnetoreception
Kerry Grens | Apr 14, 2017
In laboratory experiments that simulated oceanic conditions, the fish responded to magnetic fields, a sensory input that may aid migration.
Book Excerpt from <em>The Politics of Cancer</em>
Book Excerpt from The Politics of Cancer
Wendy N. Whitman Cobb | Mar 31, 2017
In Chapter 2, “Identifying the Culprits,” author Wendy Whitman Cobb describes how small-government, anti-regulation conservatism can hinder the fight against cancer.
TS Picks: March 30, 2017
TS Picks: March 30, 2017
Tracy Vence | Mar 30, 2017
Obama administration’s science advisers stick together; “allies confident” NIH Director Francis Collins can dissuade Congress from approving drastic budget cuts; how Brexit may affect scientists
NIH: Grant Applicants Can Cite Preprints
NIH: Grant Applicants Can Cite Preprints
Tracy Vence | Mar 27, 2017
In an agency first, the National Institutes of Health provides guidance on citing certain non-peer-reviewed publications in agency proposals and reports.
TS Picks: March 23, 2017
TS Picks: March 23, 2017
Tracy Vence | Mar 23, 2017
Reacting to the White House budget proposal; tracking “attacks on science”
What Budget Cuts Might Mean for US Science
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.  
Science Advocates Decry Trump’s Proposed Budget
Science Advocates Decry Trump’s Proposed Budget
Bob Grant | Mar 16, 2017
Officials at scientific societies and advocacy organizations urge lawmakers to push back against proposed cuts at the NIH and other agencies.
Trump’s Proposed Budget Would Cut Science Funding
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).