China Catches Up with the US in Science and Tech
China Catches Up with the US in Science and Tech
A new report from the National Science Board identifies changes in the US’s global R&D investment and output, as well as in the country’s science and engineering workforce in recent years.
China Catches Up with the US in Science and Tech
China Catches Up with the US in Science and Tech

A new report from the National Science Board identifies changes in the US’s global R&D investment and output, as well as in the country’s science and engineering workforce in recent years.

A new report from the National Science Board identifies changes in the US’s global R&D investment and output, as well as in the country’s science and engineering workforce in recent years.

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Cloning Scientist Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison
Cloning Scientist Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison
Jef Akst | Jan 14, 2020
More than five years after his arrest, Li Ning of China Agricultural University is convicted of stealing nearly $5 million of grant money.
Spending Bill Boosts US Science Budgets, Unlocks Gun Research
Spending Bill Boosts US Science Budgets, Unlocks Gun Research
Ashley Yeager | Dec 17, 2019
The legislative package for 2020 allots $25 million for gun-violence research, which has been on hold for more than two decades.
Massive Philanthropic Infusions Announced for US Universities
Massive Philanthropic Infusions Announced for US Universities
Shawna Williams | Dec 3, 2019
A total of more than $1 billion will go to institutions including the Cleveland Clinic, Duke University, and branches of the University of California.
Financial Aid Recipients Breaking Funding Rules: Investigation
Financial Aid Recipients Breaking Funding Rules: Investigation
Catherine Offord | Nov 22, 2019
Many early-career clinical scientists receiving support through the NIH’s Loan Repayment Program have accepted disallowed industry funding, Science reveals.
Italy to Launch National Agency for Research
Italy to Launch National Agency for Research
Jef Akst | Nov 13, 2019
The country’s new government appears to have heard the call from academics for an independent body to distribute federal research funds.
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.