Italy to Launch National Agency for Research
Italy to Launch National Agency for Research
The country’s new government appears to have heard the call from academics for an independent body to distribute federal research funds.
Italy to Launch National Agency for Research
Italy to Launch National Agency for Research

The country’s new government appears to have heard the call from academics for an independent body to distribute federal research funds.

The country’s new government appears to have heard the call from academics for an independent body to distribute federal research funds.

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Texas Taxpayers to Give Cancer Research Another $3 Billion
Texas Taxpayers to Give Cancer Research Another $3 Billion
Kerry Grens | Nov 7, 2019
Voters approved a measure to double the state’s Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas.
Proposed Deep-Sea Mining Zone Harbors Previously Unknown Species
Proposed Deep-Sea Mining Zone Harbors Previously Unknown Species
Catherine Offord | Oct 17, 2019
The discovery of ancient clades of brittle stars at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean adds to concerns that commercial exploitation of the area could destroy numerous taxa before they’ve even been identified.
Study Topic Influences Funding Disparity for Black Scientists
Study Topic Influences Funding Disparity for Black Scientists
Ashley Yeager | Oct 10, 2019
A new analysis finds that black scientists tend to propose projects that have lower rates of funding from the National Institutes of Health than other fields.
Situation Improves Slightly for U Alaska, Major Changes Ahead
Situation Improves Slightly for U Alaska, Major Changes Ahead
David Adam | Sep 24, 2019
Funding cuts provoke concerns about job losses, cancelled research programs, and closed departments.
Science Under Maximum Pressure in Iran
Science Under Maximum Pressure in Iran
David Adam | Sep 13, 2019
From travel restrictions and publishing bans to currency collapse, the restoration of US sanctions has left researchers in Iran reeling.
World Health Organization Backs Open-Access Plan S
World Health Organization Backs Open-Access Plan S
Kerry Grens | Sep 4, 2019
The agency joins a group of funders, cOAlition S, that supports making publications immediately available to the public for free.
Universities Grapple with Donor Behavior
Universities Grapple with Donor Behavior
David Adam | Sep 4, 2019
The Jeffrey Epstein scandal has focused attention on funding of higher education institutions by patrons with disgraceful behavior.
Opinion: Are 71 NCI-Designated Cancer Centers Too Many?
Opinion: Are 71 NCI-Designated Cancer Centers Too Many?
David Rubenson | Aug 29, 2019
A program to encourage transdisciplinary research at top cancer centers has evolved into a counterproductive national strategy for organizing cancer research.
More Scientists, Institutions with Links to Jeffrey Epstein
More Scientists, Institutions with Links to Jeffrey Epstein
Catherine Offord | Aug 27, 2019
Researchers continued to meet and accept funding from the wealthy donor even after he was convicted of sex crimes in 2008.